About the old Surfing South Africa Pro Surf Tour
The Surfing South Africa (SSA) Pro Surf Tour (PST) became a feature of the South African surfing landscape in 2002.
In 2017, the PST was replaced with the South African Surf Tour (SAST)
The objective of the PST then was to introduce a domestic professional surfing tour for male and female surfers unable to compete on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), later changed to WSL, World Qualifying Series.
The WSL WQS events begin as 1 stars and go up to 6 stars. Affiliation to the WSL as well as entry fees is in US dollars and prize money is paid in dollars.
The PST events started as 1A and go up to 6A.