By: Josh Sens February 22, 2021
Fans take in the action at the 2013 Walker Cup at the National Golf Links of America.
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.