Gareth Vale (Wales), who recently took off his soccer boots, showed off his skills on the PGA tour.
Bale participated in the PGA Tour AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am held in Pebble Beach, California, USA on the 3rd (Korean time).
In this event, celebrities from all walks of life compete against professional players. Bale participated as an amateur player.
Professional and amateur golfers play together in groups one by one. The winning team is determined by ranking according to team performance combined with professional and amateur records.
Bale, who formed a team with professional golfer Joseph Bramlett (USA), tied for 18th with a 7-under par at the Spyglass Hill Golf Course. The gap with the leading team is 5 strokes.
Bale said, “I’m definitely nervous” before his first hole.
Bale made a par save after escaping from the bunker from the first hole, and made a par save again after making a shot miss in the second hole, drawing attention.
After the match, Bale said, “I’m used to playing in front of 80,000 people or even more watching live on TV, but this is a completely different sport.”
At the same time, Bale expressed his joy, saying, “This is a different and wonderful experience. I am lucky to have a great shot on the first fairway.”
Bale even gave a thumbs up to his teammate Bramlett.
“I told Bramlitt last week to prepare well for this week. He had a great week last week and he is a great player,” he said. “Just watching world-class players play helps. can learn”, he was satisfied.
Bale’s love of golf is widely known. During his active career, Bale was often seen playing golf. 스포츠토토
However, because of his golf, he has also been the subject of criticism. There was a time when he couldn’t play due to frequent injuries during his Real Madrid days, but Bale played golf during his rehabilitation period and earned complaints from fans.
Meanwhile, besides Bale, actor Bill Murray, NFL football player Aaron Rogers, and rapper Macklemore participated in this competition, drawing attention.