Some of the world’s best amateur golfers never quite cut the mustard as professionals, while some ammies with rather less glittering records, such as Ian Poulter, have gone on to achieve great success in the paid ranks.

Some say it is mindset, some say it is raw talent, while others maintain hard work and practice will get you there. It is almost impossible to reason, because the answer is multifaceted, but one thing is certain — there is no such thing as a sure thing in golf...

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