Story: Amateurism and professionalism

Amateur golf championship, Dunedin, 1908

Amateur golf championship, Dunedin, 1908

These men – (from left) R. Smith, Basil Smith, Hamilton Smith and C. Turnbull – played in the 1908 New Zealand Amateur Golf Championship held in Dunedin. Golf had separate amateur and ‘open’ competitions – professionals could compete in the latter.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19081008-12-1

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Geoff Watson, 'Amateurism and professionalism - Amateurism in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37998/amateur-golf-championship-dunedin-1908 (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013