What did he expect? Every pro had earned the right to be there. All are card-carrying professionals playing for their bread and butter. Out on tour, unless you are a mega star with a team of helpers around you, you are on your own. It takes a bit of getting used to if you have been playing your golf in a team environment with all entry and travel arrangements done for you. How to bridge that gap?
ERIN, Wis. Open leader board. This stands for "amateur. Zip, zero, nada.
At the website of the diy tech magazine Make , enthusiasts post photos and videos of their MacGyver -esque inventions, such as a homemade rocket and a coffee table made from surplus jet parts and bombs. Once, Americans did projects like this alone in their garages and rec rooms and kept the results to themselves. Now they go online to brag every time their homemade tesla coil manages to give off a spark. Derived from the Latin amator , it means a lover or an admirer—or more precisely, a passionate dilettante.
The U. An amateur golfer may become a professional almost any time he wishes, except during a professional tournament. If he wants to retain his amateur status while playing in a PGA Tour event, under Rule of the Rules of Amateur Status, before the competition begins he must waive -- in writing -- his right to accept prize money.