FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE WSG EXPERIENCE.
WHAT IS WSG?
WSG – WORLD SERIES OF GOLF – is a patented method of play combining the skill of golf and poker into one high octane event. WSG brings millions in cash and prizes to its members through several available platforms culminating with the Championships in Las Vegas.
WHAT IS A SATELLITE TOURNAMENT?
The WSG satellite tournaments are the only place to qualify for the WSG Championship round. The goal of the WSG satellite tour is to give players with smaller bankrolls the ability to play in larger high buy-in events. All you have to do is finish in the top position to gain an entry position in larger events.
WHAT IS A CIRCUIT EVENT?
Circuit events are extreme high-roller tournaments at some of the most incredible golf destinations around the globe. Top golf & poker players compete alongside the world’s wealthiest amateur enthusiasts for multimillion-dollar prize pools.
WHAT IS THE WSG CHAMPIONSHIPS?
The WSG Championship is a hole-by-hole, hit and bet, no limit prize tournament played on a professional 18-hole golf course over three days. As players are eliminated, the desire to win the prize only intensifies until only ONE champion remains. If you make it to the WSG Championship tournament, you’ll have the chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play with some of the best golf and poker players in the game and win up to $250,000 in cash. The Championships are held each year in Las Vegas and are televised around the world.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SATELLITE AND A CIRCUIT EVENT?
SATELLITE: This is an official WSG sanctioned event that offers its top 6 finalists to participate in the prize pool. The 1st place winner of that event receives a guaranteed spot to buy into the Championships in Las Vegas. WSG Satellite tournaments are feeder tournaments.
CIRCUIT EVENTS: VIP invite only events with larger buy ins that follow the same rules as the satellite tournaments These events are non feeder tournaments and do not guarantee the winner a spot in WSG Championship event.
WHAT EXPENSES ARE COVERED IF I WIN A SPOT AT THE CHAMPIONSHIPS?
Congratulations on winning a WSG Satellite tournament. All winners are responsible for their travel and accommodations for the Championships. WSG travel personnel will assist all winners with travel accommodations.
HOW IS A WSG TOURNAMENT PLAYED?
See official rules and tutorial videos for further details
HOW DO I JOIN A WSG TOURNAMENT?
You must become a member of the WSG. Once you join you will be eligible to participate in our tour.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PLAY AN 18-HOLE ROUND?
WSG rounds typically take longer than a standard round of golf. Due to the teams placing their bets on every stroke and the potential to risk it all creates the need for more time. There is a time limit on each stroke to assist in keeping the pace. Players will have 30 Seconds to place their bet and 60 Seconds to take their shot.