The s and s were the golden age of the amateur ideal. On the golf courses, Bobby Jones, the greatest amateur golfer of all time, won a string of major championships. He served as a moral exemplar as well. In the U. Open , he accidentally nudged his ball while setting up for a shot.
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Nicholas Lye had been a digital content intern at SportSG back in , having pursued a related course at Singapore Polytechnic. Besides holding a camera and toiling away in front of a computer, however, he could frequently be seen chatting with colleague and local sprint legend C. Kunalan, discussing running techniques and the like. This year, the year-old will graduate with a degree in sport science from the Nanyang Technological University, and now he hopes to concentrate on training and finding a club — not just for the passion, but also to reach his ultimate goal of making it to the national SEA Games team. But they remain within their comfort zones.
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