Going forward is it visable for the tour to support 90+ players? The cost savings from a reduced tour could go towards funding new tournaments, R&D, marketing etc.
Say the top 48 players are safe along with the top 5 under 21 players outside of that. The remaining places could be filled from the Q-school system which will make its debut in May.
The downside is that many players would lose their job and it will be difficult for those players to find something else. It will make it even more difficult for players to stay and gain entery on the tour, but overall the survival of the game is paramount. I would see this as only a temproary measure until the game is in a better financial state, so say in about 5 years or so look to raise the number.
What do you think?
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