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Young flexers on PGA Latam and other tours


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#1 jambox107

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:25 PM

I see some younger pro golfer studs on Instagram who play on lower tier tours like PGA Latam. They always post pics and videos of them flying first class, staying in awesome hotel rooms, driving nice cars, and it’s cool to see. Flexing hard.

I wonder how are they funding this lifestyle when the tournament purses on PGA Latam are small and they don’t place in the money frequently? Seems like it’s all cash out...

Rich parents? Equipment/apparel sponsor money? The math doesn’t make sense.

Edited by jambox107, 09 June 2018 - 09:29 PM.


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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:41 PM

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:44 PM

Please give us some reference points to who these players are . On top off the math not making sense neither did your post

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#4 jambox107

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 09:52 PM

Guys like Danny List, Ryan Ruffles. Amazing talents but not cashing in tourneys yet still living the high life.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 10:34 PM

Ruffles could tell you, but then Phil would have to kill him.


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Posted 09 June 2018 - 10:37 PM

Wish I could live that life. Instead I was stuck in an airport today since I didnt have enough credit to rent a car lol. Maybe next year Ill fly private to Canadian tour events
Enjoy the chase.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 10:43 PM

Now if I didnt screw up sectionals I wouldve flown first class to shinnecock...jk getting a house for the week wouldve cost me a new set of clubs
Enjoy the chase.

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 11:15 PM

Unfortunately, getting a house for a week in the Hamptons, especially during the U.S. open would have cost you a whole lot more than a set of clubs

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 11:29 PM

https://www.google.c.../amp/ncna757731
Theres always this theory ! But rufffels has made 500k across pga tour platforms

The other guy I have no clue about

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Posted 09 June 2018 - 11:58 PM

View Postgolfdummy, on 09 June 2018 - 11:15 PM, said:

Unfortunately, getting a house for a week in the Hamptons, especially during the U.S. open would have cost you a whole lot more than a set of clubs
what if they were pxgs

Enjoy the chase.

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 12:23 AM

wait a minute.... people on social media exaggerate how fabulous their lives are? no way I dont believe it...

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 12:39 AM

If you got driver to putter in the PXG's... You might be able to swing a one bedroom for the week 😉

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 03:32 AM

Ruffles IG looked pretty standard for the level of pro golfer that he is. Didnt see any bling at all. Idk maybe he took down the first class photos or something

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:30 AM

View Postjambox107, on 09 June 2018 - 09:25 PM, said:

I see some younger pro golfer studs on Instagram who play on lower tier tours like PGA Latam. They always post pics and videos of them flying first class, staying in awesome hotel rooms, driving nice cars, and it’s cool to see. Flexing hard.

I wonder how are they funding this lifestyle when the tournament purses on PGA Latam are small and they don’t place in the money frequently? Seems like it’s all cash out...

Rich parents? Equipment/apparel sponsor money? The math doesn’t make sense.

The flights to Jamaica, back to Miami then back to Costa Rica were Embraers and Bombardier.  Not quite the planes that embrace First Class.

In regards to Hotels, many tournaments are held on resorts.  Dominican, Costa Rica, Jamaica.  Hotels were all inclusive resorts.  Many players Airbnb with a group.

Naming two players that come from money is a terrible example of these kids you describe. Most are Grinding Fresh out of University playing for small cash hoping to get to the Web.com.

Finally, Ruffels had a full time caddie last year.  Not this year.

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:36 AM

View Postgolfdummy, on 09 June 2018 - 11:15 PM, said:

Unfortunately, getting a house for a week in the Hamptons, especially during the U.S. open would have cost you a whole lot more than a set of clubs

just get you a big ole yacht (lol)!!!


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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:47 AM

View Postputtfordoux, on 10 June 2018 - 08:36 AM, said:

View Postgolfdummy, on 09 June 2018 - 11:15 PM, said:

Unfortunately, getting a house for a week in the Hamptons, especially during the U.S. open would have cost you a whole lot more than a set of clubs

just get you a big ole yacht (lol)!!!

Holiday Inn Express east-end in Riverhead is 375$ per night.....

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Posted 10 June 2018 - 07:55 PM

Cars can be rented for a day, netjets is a private jet company you can use, first class planes cann be business expensed, boats are depreciating assets if you play it right on your LLC, etc.

PLUS, people, even pros, only post the 'good stuff' online. They dont show you the everyday stuff.

I can walk over and play Islesworth CC if I wanted to right behind Ruffles right now, but I'm not gonna post on snapchat about it...(well, I might).
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Posted 10 June 2018 - 08:27 PM

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 10:51 AM

Many PGA Tour Latinoamérica tournaments are sponsored by resorts.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 01:21 PM

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#21 Ferguson

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 02:05 PM

Welcome to another exciting segment of POST BREAKDOWN by Ferg

I see some younger pro golfer studs on Instagram who play on lower tier tours like PGA Latam. They always post pics and videos of them flying first class, staying in awesome hotel rooms, driving nice cars, and it’s cool to see. Flexing hard.   I wonder how are they funding this lifestyle when the tournament purses on PGA Latam are small and they don’t place in the money frequently? Seems like it’s all cash out... Rich parents? Equipment/apparel sponsor money? The math doesn’t make sense.



It’s called embellishment.  

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 02:09 PM

View PostFerguson, on 12 June 2018 - 02:05 PM, said:

Welcome to another exciting segment of POST BREAKDOWN by Ferg

I see some younger pro golfer studs on Instagram who play on lower tier tours like PGA Latam. They always post pics and videos of them flying first class, staying in awesome hotel rooms, driving nice cars, and it’s cool to see. Flexing hard.   I wonder how are they funding this lifestyle when the tournament purses on PGA Latam are small and they don’t place in the money frequently? Seems like it’s all cash out... Rich parents? Equipment/apparel sponsor money? The math doesn’t make sense.



It’s called embellishment.  

I think it could also be called "welcome to the world of social media"  First reflex should be to assume everything is bullsh*t

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:28 PM

View PostMcCann1, on 09 June 2018 - 10:37 PM, said:

Wish I could live that life. Instead I was stuck in an airport today since I didnt have enough credit to rent a car lol. Maybe next year Ill fly private to Canadian tour events
Come to Asia. No need to rent a car when a 1hr cab ride is $8

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