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Why is golf attractive to football players? (Part 3)

Among English players, Wayne Rooney has emerged as a star, both on the football field as well as on the golf course. Rooney used to own a membership card of Queenwood Club, London, one of the most expensive clubs in Europe, 200,000 pounds / year.

Rooney met and became a close friend of Rory McIlroy. Besides Rooney, MU’s current team still has many outstanding golfers such as Michael Carrick, Jonny Evans, Antonio Valencia, Chris Smalling, James Wilson … Considering football-golf club, MU is probably not prime.

One of the first English players to turn to professional golf was Julian Dicks. At the age of 29, the former West Ham player retired from the field in 2002 after suffering a leg injury determined to pursue his golf career, but after a few years the Dicks had to give up soon due to similar injuries and back to football on coaching roles.

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Welsh star and Real Madrid club, Gareth Bale is also considered a top player in the world of footballers. Bale was so engrossed in golf that he was injured before the Real club’s mortal matches. At Celebrity Cup 2015, Bale and teammate Rob Brydon won the opponent to bring home the championship trophy for the Welsh team.

Real club teammate Christiano Ronaldo is also a golf enthusiast. The Portuguese also often appeared at training courses and golf courses when he was not playing.

In Germany, Bayer Munich star Thomas Muller is also emerging as a golfer with great potential, so much so that Germany’s current number one golfer, Martin Kaymer commented: “He has the qualities of a good golfer and can fully pursue professional golf in the future”.

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But the players – the golfer mentioned above cannot help but be jealous of his colleague Carlos Tevez when he saw the Argentine player participate in the world’s oldest major, The Open 2012. Although at this tournament Tevez only played the caddy role for fellow Andres Romeo.

Why is golf attractive to football players? (Part 2)

Why do players love GOLF?

The goals of golf players are quite different. Perhaps the joy of golf comes from the calm, serene spirit, and tranquil environment that the golf course brings.

According to experts, most of the players have the natural qualities to become good golfers. This is the most popular sport not only for the players but also for the coaches because golf is considered one of the relatively safe sports.

Some soccer clubs encourage players to play golf instead of tennis to minimize the risk of injury. Players have free space, while also helping the players to train their spirit before the pressure of antagonistic matches like soccer.

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In Italy, there is also an annual golf championship for players or the team The Westwoods Cup like the Ryder Cup for players around the world.

Especially in England, there are many tournaments for players such as: the annual charity tournament called Manchester Unted Foundation Golf, a former member of the club. This tournament was born in 2010 and Wayne Rooney is the most champion, twice.

The Red Devils of English football are MU and Liverpool, who are unbelievable opponents who continue to pioneer at the golf course. These two clubs last year launched a charity tournament called The Busby Shankly Cup that brings together the legends of the two clubs. The first time the tournament took place at Mere Golf Club, Cheshire region in September 2015.

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For golfers who love golf, when they retire, they spend more time on golf while playing, now they have more time to enjoy life. Some players usually play 5 times a week.

Speaking of the golf movement among professional players, people often think of England. Indeed, English Premier League clubs have the oldest golf tradition, more than any other country. The most prominent of these are the players from the golf hometown.