This is a championship for amateurs
, seniors, veterans and ladies.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson thinks it's a ridiculous idea, not only because he's afraid that pros might eat amateurs
alive, but also because of the strong possibility that amateurs
might embarrass pros.
Having won all of his previous six matches in the event, he looks like a key player for the amateurs
, especially after winning this year's amateur
Order of Merit.
Ms Asher said the Master of the Amateurs
was a major tourism drawcard for Melbourne because it raised the profile of the city s world-class golf courses, including those in its famous sandbelt.
While a professional or conditional jockey would have been ruled out of any Boxing Day action by the 12-day suspension the Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning rider received for taking the wrong course at Fakenham, Waley-Cohen's ban will cover only days when there are jump races for amateurs
GARRICK Porteous, one of England's leading amateurs
, has battled his way into the European Amateur
Strokeplay Championships in Halmsted, Sweden, next month - with some help from his sister.
ON THE day world's leading amateurs
begin their quest for the Amateur
Championship crown on Merseyside, two of golf's greatest players have recalled their battle over the same host course.
FORMER Coventry Amateurs
manager Ron Griffiths died over the weekend in Walsgrave Hospital following a long illness.
There are few genuine amateurs
at the top of modern sport.
Paradoxically, while most professional Polish films have aged badly, aside from a few that remain "cult movies" such as Krzysztof Kieslowski's Camera Buff (1979), the technically limited efforts of amateurs
may be gaining new relevance as Poland embraces democracy and a free-market economy: The films are unique and eccentric but also authentic--artistic expressions from the time when the country was isolated from the West by the Iron Curtain.
On the Royal and Ancient's website, the rules for amateurs
are set out.