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Only if he resigns from PGA and after 2 years he is considered to be an amateur

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Q: Can a pro golfer play amateur events?
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Will the highest placed pro golfer receive the title of a tournament won by an amateur?

If the competition is an open the champion would be the winning score amateur or pro. However some competitions have pros as the winner and runners up and an amateur as the winning amateur.

What is a pro golfer?

A professional Golfer is a very good golfer that does not follow the USGA and R&A Rules of Amateur Status. Basically, that is a golfer that accepts prize money at tournaments(ie Tiger Woods).

How can a kid get a pro golf sponsorship?

You will need to be a very very very good golfer. You will need to get recognised at high level amateur events. Sponsorships tend not to come until you join a tour.

What is pro-am basketball?

Each team is made of one amateur and one professional golfer. The professional golfer plays with no handicap as usual, but the amateur gets strokes from their handicap. The strokes are designated to the holes which correspond to the amateurs' handicap. If they get a shot on a hole and make par, that counts as one under etc. In the Pro Am at Pebble Beach, there are three rounds in each all amateurs play, then the top 25 get to play the final day. The amateurs play off forward tees, sometimes as far as 100 yards ahead of the pros.

Can an amateur golfer on wining a pro tour event turn pro and therefore get the prize money?

No, they can not do this. The player would have been fully aware that even if they win the event they can not accept any prize money. If they turned pro prior to to the event, just after being asked to play, there would have their invitation withdrawn.

May a professional golfer compete for prizes within an amateur club?

No, a professional golfer is not allowed to compete. They may play, if allowed by the competition committee but may not enter the competition.

1999 historical events?

The tragedy at Columbine H.S.,also pro golfer Payne Stewart died when his plane malfunctioned.

Is Justin Timberlake a pro golfer?

Justin Timberlake is a pro golfer and plays golf very frequently.

How do you get a golf pro-card?

To be a class A member of the PGA of America you have to go threw an education proccess, pass a playing abiliy test, acquire credits for work experience, and then pass an entrance exam. Believe me, I had to go threw this myself. -Patrick Stoltz, Class A PGA Proffesional

Why would a golfer stay amateur?

Very very very rarely would a player stay amateur. Back in the day, 1930s etc, there was no money in professional golf so most only turned pro to teach, not play the tour. Bobby Jones is a good example, he never turned pro. Trip Kuehne is a good modern day example, he had a great amateur career and played the Masters twice. Nowadays the players who are amateurs in majors are either in college or couldn't turn pro before the event or they'd lose their invitation. Some just don't fancy the professionals life style.

How does the scoring for the Pebble Beach Pro-Am work?

Since the pro players are paired with amateurs (the celebrities) the combined scores of the two players are added for the total score to win the tournament. The pro golfer and the amateur with the best individual scores are also awarded a prize which goes to the charity that the celebrity is playing for.

What is another name for a career golfer?

"Pro" (are you doing the same cryptic crossword as me?)