2021 Symetra Tournament Exemptions

The top (2) two finishers of each WAPT event held prior to the Stage 1 of LPGA Qualifying will earn exemptions into specific Symetra Tour events. The designated Symetra Tour tournament exemptions will be announced in early February and will be posted on each WAPT tournament information page.

Exemptions in 2021 will not be passed down should a WAPT exemption winner already be in the Symetra Tour field. Additionally, all exemptions are designated to a specific Symetra event and are not transferable.

Eligibility: All players competing in an WAPT event are eligible to earn these exemptions. Tour Membership is not required.

Symetra Tour Exemption Tie-Breakers

Should two players be tied for the second exemption spot, the following Tie-Breaker will determine the winner:

  1. Accumulated Points for the 2021 WAPT Race To Stage II
  2. Year-to-date scoring average
  3. Lowest Final Round at the current event
  4. Scorecards Playoff – starting with the most recent round and working backward (#18, # 17, #16, etc)

2021 WAPT Tournament Priority List 

Note: 2021 fields are limited to 108 players. All players must commit to a field 14 days prior to an event to be prioritized. Priority for entry will be as follows until a reshuffle on May 3rd.

  • Top (50) Fifty returning members from the 2020 Points List
  • Up to 10 Collegiate Players (Eligibility –  Top 75 on current Golfweek Collegiate Rankings)
  • Up to 5 Amateur Players (Eligibility –  Top 150 on the current WAGR)
  • All WAPT Members
  • Symetra Tour Members
  • Guest Professionals

2021 WAPT Race to Stage II Awards

At the conclusion of the 2021 season, the top five (5) points winners on the WAPT Race For Stage II will earn exemptions to Stage II of LPGA qualifying. The Race For Stage II will begin at the Coke Dr Pepper Open in Alexandria LA, March 10-13 and conclude at the Babe Zaharias Beaumont Open, July 26-29.

 Eligibility: Only current year members are eligible to receive Player of the Year points during the 2021 season. Guest players will not receive points, no matter their finish position at a WAPT event.

These exemptions in 2021 will not be passed down should a WAPT exemption winner already be eligible to Stage II of LPGA Qualifying.

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