b'NEW RULES OF AMATEUR STATUSThe R&A and USGA have updated the Rules of Amateur Status to make the Rules easier to understand and apply, and to ensure they continue to reflect how the modern game is played.Your Road to aHERE ARE 5 THINGS TO KNOW:PRIZES NAME, IMAGE AND LIKENESS (NIL)Championship Amateurs may now accept prizes up toNo restrictions related to receiving $1000 USD or 700expenses or using ones name, image and Jim Pike, PGA;Amateurs may now accept prize money in alikeness (NIL) to promote or advertise scratch competition. But prize money may $29.00 not be accepted in a handicap competition Competition organizers may use logo policies to restrict logos Jim Pike has where only prizes such and advertising as equipment, clothing, Juniors and student playersspent over 50 shop credit, vouchersshould check with highor gift school, collegiate or years playing and certificates university associationsstudying the gameare allowedto ensure eligibility of golf, and over 35 years coachingINSTRUCTIONstudents of all agesNot allowed to provide instruction and abilities. Hisfor compensation But exceptions include coaching at educational institutions and recently-releasedapproved programmesinstructional These limits do not apply to competitions that take book, Your Road to a Championship place outside tee-to-hole swing development to winning golf, iscompetitions on a golf course or simulator, such a comprehensive guide to building andas long-drive, putting or maintaining a golf swing, from both thegolf-skills competitionsphysical and mental aspects.PROFESSIONAL ACTS REINSTATEMENTAccessible and understandable for players of all abilities, the book is 209 pagesNot allowed to play in aApplication is still required for reinstatementcompetition as aof step-by-step tutorials, swing thoughtsprofessional, work Minimum recommended waiting period reduced and anecdotes, all complemented with colorat a golf course or from 1 year to 6 monthsphotographs.driving range as a Minimum may be professional, or extended based on As a player, Pike won five titles in the PGAhold membership applicants playing Western Washington Chapter, and as anto an association history and successfor professional golfersinstructor was twice named one of the states(such as a PGA)top teachers by Golf Digest. A native of Tacoma, Pike graduated from Stadium High School and then from BYU. He became a PGA member in 1986, and spent his entire career at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.as PGA assistant, PGA head professional, PGA directorGolf Show Season: Save the Dates for 2022of golf, and finally as general manager. Pikes administrative role at SahaleeThe COVID-19 pandemic is still affecting some large-scale events, including was integral as the club hosted the 1998the regions consumer golf shows. Please visit the websites below for PGA Championship, the 2002 WGC-NECupdates and to confirm whether each show will continue as planned. In lieu Invitational, the 2010 U.S. Senior Open andof an in-person event, some of the shows will be conducting virtual events. the 2016 KPMG Womens PGA Championship.BOISE GOLF SHOW SEATTLE GOLF SHOWAs Pike mentions in the final pages, thisFebruary 10-12 March 5-6book is his legacy to a game which has givenBoiseGolfShow.com New venue: Washington State him so much. Indeed, this was a win-win forConvention Centerboth sides.SPOKANE GOLF SHOWThe book is available online throughFebruary 19-20 SeattleGolfShow.comAmazon.SpokaneGolfShow.com PORTLAND GOLF SHOWBC GOLF EXPO March 25-27Feb 28-Mar 6virtual only event New venue: Portland Expo CenterBCGolfExpo.ca PortlandGolfShow.comDEC 2021 |PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER11'