R&A Announces Limit for Drivers at all R&A Championships from 2005

If a player competes in a hole-in-one, closest to the hole, long drive or putting contest for a cash prize, is he considered to be “playing for prize money,” in breach of Rule 3-1?

The R&A has announced that the Condition of Competition limiting the ‘spring-like’ effect of driving clubs will be introduced at all of its Championships and international matches from 2005, including all of its Amateur Championships