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Our local PGA event is being lead by a 19 year old amateur, who broke the course record. This got me to thinking about the Gentlemen vs Players matches when I was young. Are there still competitive amateur players in any of the major sports in the UK?
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If an egg falls on a stone: alas for the egg
NEILL THE NOTORIOUS
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Probably, I imagine, only in Golf, where the Amateurs are still held in high regard.
Many other "Sportsmen" seem to survive on "Appeance Money"
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NEILL THE NOTORIOUS wrote:Probably, I imagine, only in Golf, where the Amateurs are still held in high regard.
Many other "Sportsmen" seem to survive on "Appearance Money"
....i.e., Expenses: i.e., HIGHLY INFLATED
, as in 'amateur', (non-league),
John Rutley. Prep B & Coleridge B. 1958-1963.
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