What Is A “Bagger”?

Define the term “Sandbagger”
– “A player who plays in a category below his/her level in order to beat the easier competition.”

From The PDGA –bag2
Pros Playing Am” : Pros rated <970 may now compete in Amateur divisions offered at PDGA Tour A B and C tier events, for which they qualify based on player rating, age, and gender:

Pro Men and Women
<970 can play Advanced
<935 can play Intermediate
<900 can play Recreational
<935 can also play Advanced Master if they are of Masters age
<850 can play Novice
<900 can also play Adv. Grandmaster if they are of Grandmasters age

Pro Women only
<850 can play Advanced Women
<800 can play Intermediate Women
<750 can play Recreational Women
These players are awarded Amateur points for their performance but these points are not eligible
for year end awards or Worlds invitations.



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