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I am currently listed as a pro player but want to reclassify as an amateur. How can I go about doing this?

Please contact Vic Allen, the PDGA Memberships Manager with your request for reclassification. Pro class players may reclassify to Amateur class provided they meet the following criteria:

  1. The player has not accepted cash while competing in a Professional division within the past year.
  2. The player has not previously been reclassified from Pro to Amateur within the past five years.
  3. The player's rating is...
    1. less than 970 for males who are Open age players (less than 40 during calendar year)
    2. less than 935 for males who are Master age players (40-49 during calendar year)
    3. less than 900 for males who are Grandmaster age players (50-59 during calendar year)
    4. less than 850 for males who are Senior Grandmaster age players (60-69 during calendar year)
    5. less than 800 for males who are Legend age players (70+ during calendar year)
    6. less than 875 for females who are Open age players (less than 40 during calendar year)
    7. less than 825 for females who are Master age players (40-49 during calendar year)
    8. less than 775 for females who are Grandmaster age players (50-59 during calendar year)
    9. less than 725 for females who are Senior Grandmaster age players (60-69 during calendar year)
    10. less than 700 for females who are Legend age players (70+ during calendar year)

Players who do not meet criteria #3 may still request reclassification but need to provide detailed reasons along with any supporting documentation. For example, a player requesting reclassification due to a chronic injury or condition that would prevent them from ever playing at their former level will need to provide a letter and documentation from an appropriate medical professional.  Such requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and the expectation is that the players round ratings would have already shown a decline to below the requirement of Criteria #3.