By: Josh Sens February 22, 2021

Fans take in the action at the 2013 Walker Cup at the National Golf Links of America.
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If you think that being an amateur golfer means missing three-foot putts and not accepting prize money, think again.
As part of an ongoing effort to modernize the Rules of Golf, the USGA and the R&A unveiled proposals Monday for significant modifications to the Rules of Amateur Status that govern the game around the world.
Among the key changes: amateur golfers would be allowed to collect up to $750 in prize money without losing their status.

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