Amateur Status Rules

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Amateur Status Appendices
Amateur Status Appendices - About Description
An 'amateur golfer', whether he plays competitively or recreationally, is one who plays golf for the challenge it presents, not as a profession and not for financial gain. Excessive financial incentive in amateur golf, which can result from some forms of gambling or wagering, could give rise to abuse of the Rules both in play and in manipulation of handicaps to the detriment of the integrity of the game.
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