Originally Posted by Chuck Kennedy
Flatroc- I agree "fault" isn't the proper word. It's more about the conditions at the time in the 80s, i.e., cash was easier to play for with no merch available and if you played for cash it meant you were a "pro." That started us down the path that lead to where we are, which has been good in many ways to build our sport, just less conventional than the way other sports have developed where their ams and pros better fit the traditional definitions.
There are a lot of the older old-timers who have never played in an amateur division as there were none when they started.
If we only knew know, what we didn't know then, eh?