They all can shoot a 64, and most of them have had storied amateur careers before they made the jump to the professional ranks. Most of all, cold hard cash is what separates them. When you are a professional golfer trying to make it to the PGA Tour you are essentially a startup company. You need capital to keep the operation running. Traveling each week, and paying another tournament entry fee adds up. You need to have access to a top-notch practice facility and golf course to work on your game.
I know I can compete with these guys - SA amateur Rebula at #TheOpen
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It has nothing to do with the quality of their swings or how they play the game; all of them can launch towering tee shots and have the raw talent of those playing for pay. Nor is it the equipment they play that stands out although the carry bags are a pretty good give away. Nope, the way you can spot the six luckiest bastards on the property is by the looks on their faces.
A journeyman golfer winning his first European Tour title in his year pro career provided plenty of theater at the Porsche European Open. John made birdies on four of his final eight holes, including the 15th, 16th and 17th, to get into contention late. Only a birdie by McEvoy on the final hole prevented John from getting into a playoff for the title. Since he was 2, he has relied on hearing aids. But John decided to step back from the pro game, and regained his amateur status in