Amateur status is defined by the USGA and R and A as simply not a professional golfer. The maximum amount of money an amateur can win is £250 / $500. If an amateur accepts a prize of greater than this they are deemed to have broken the rules of amateur status and therefore become a professional golfer.
Under the rules of golf and amateur status of the R and A, the maximum an amateur can win is £250. Under the rules of golf and amateur status of the USGA the maximum an amateur can win is $500. If an amateur accepts a prize of greater than this they forfeit their amateur status, and are therefore by definition a professional golfer.
AM AM means Amateur v.s. Amateur in Golf.
The rules of golf including rules on equipment as well as Amateur status are run and maintained by The R&A and USGA.
You would sign a declaration that you are a pro prior to starting the tournament from what ive read.
If you play golf, you will be classed as an amateur golfer. Unless you turn professional you will be an amateur golfer.
My favorite pastime is playing amateur golf.
The Humours of Amateur Golf - 1906 was released on: UK: April 1906 USA: July 1907
The United States Golf Association was founded on December 22, 1894 as the Amateur Golf Association of the United States as an organization to determine the national golf amateur champion. It was renamed the United States Golf Association shortly after its founding.
A is for Amateur S is for Save