at amatuer level because they are only just learning the rules of the game
It is safer if a professional did it over an amateur because professionals not only have experience and know what they are doing, but if they work for a company then their work is guaranteed. If an amateur did it then its probably not safe and there is no guarantee
Rod Laver was the only Tennis player who won the Grand Slams in both amateur and open era.
Water polo is an all round competitive sport, but it can also be fun. It all depends on the level of competition you would want, the higher the level the more physically fit you have to be and you'll be expected to preform at that level. Being a polo player myself I feel that water polo is more of a professional sport because the only people that play it their whole lives are the ones who love the sport. People who give up polo later in their lives were probably just looking for some fun. Plus take the Olympics for example; olympic polo consists of high performance athletes on a Professional level of competition. ---- Both. Europe has professional leagues. It is played a a amateur level around the world.
No, only amateur golfers have handicaps, when a golfer turns professional they no longer play in accordance with the handicap system.
The Breaststroke was first held at the 1904 St Louis Olympics. The only breaststroke event was the Men's 440 yards, which was won by Germany's Georg Zacharias.
I am only a amateur ballet dancer.
Professional player of that sport. Only 1% of people in sports gets to be on a professional team.
None, Bobby Jones was an amateur And played only amateur tournaments throughout his career. He never played as a professional golfer. The US open is a USGA event not a PGA tournament.
Amateur golfers have handicaps, professionals do not. Amateur golfers can only win prizes with a retail value of (£250/$500), professional golfers have no limit on their winnings. Amateur golfers may wear shorts in tournaments, professional golfers cannot. Players in PGA tournaments in the US must attend a school to become tour-qualified, and must be members of the PGA or associated world golf organizations. The tournament agreement stipulates a player's behavior, adherence to the rules, and disposition of their rights for broadcast television appearances.
The only tournament Tom Lewis has won so far as a professional was the 2011 Portugal Masters. As an amateur, he won the 2009 Boys Amateur Championship and the 2011 St. Andrews Links Trophy.
A amateur has less experience and is not as good as a pro While this is a good description of the meaning of the words "amateur" and "professional," but in sports it's often a matter of whether or not the player is getting paid for participating in the sport. It used to be that professional sports players could not play in the Olympics, only amateurs. College basketball players would be amateurs, NBA and WNBA players are professionals. It was felt that some countries' amateurs (primarily capitalist countries) were at a disadvantage to players whose countries (primarily communist countries) supported amateurs. In 1986 this changed, some sports allow professionals. It's up to the International Olympic Committee. see the forum for the pbs newshour for the july96/olympics_7-23.html