Sport: Amateur Voight?

According to the trend of golf rulings, an amateur player ceases to be an amateur when he accepts a position which is connected, even indirectly, with his skill or fame as a golfer. Francis Ouimet was barred from amateur tournaments of the U. S. Golf Association in 1916 when he became a partner in a sporting goods store. George Von Elm lost his standing in 1922 for practically the same reason. Both were later reinstated.

Last week the U. S. G. A. began to investigate the case of George J. Voight of Washington,...

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