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Top 10 Golfer Used To Be A Football Player

1. JIMMY BULLARD

The career of former Hull City striker may not be as famous as golf. He came to golf while away from the pitch to treat injuries. Born in England but his mother was German, Jimmy had been called up to Germany before the 2006 World Cup and England prepared for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers in 2013 and participated in several tournaments in the European Tour system.

2. ANDREI SCHEVCHENKO

The former captain of Ukraine and AC Milan club switched to professional play in 2013, he used to play in the Challenge Tour system (second place of the European Tour).

3. ALAN HANSEN

BLV sports, former Liverpool club star and Scottish football team used to play for the Scottish young golf team. Before he started playing for Liverpool in 1977, his HDC was 2. His lowest HDC was 1.7 (in 2001).

4. DWIGHT YORKE

The former Tinidad striker has been passionate about golf since he was at Aston Villa before retiring. The person who brought him to the sport was his club colleague, Dean Saunders.

5. JAMIE REDKNAPP

Former Liverpool club Redknapp star is also a good golfer. His best friends are golfers Lee Westwood and Luke Donald.

6. GARY LINEKER

He is one of Britain’s most versatile sports figures. A former football player, a good sports commentator, he was also an excellent golfer. Perhaps that’s why he was invited by the BBC to be a golf columnist.

7. MATT LE TISSIER

Nicknamed Le God, the former captain of Southampton and England is an excellent golfer. He rarely missed the Pro-Am round in major tournaments.

8. ALAN SHEARER

The once famous striker of English football now also achieved much success on the golf course. Along with Lee Dixon and Gary Lineker are also commentators regularly appear on the program “Match of the Day”. He is also the founder and organizer of a charity golf tournament at Close House, Northumberland.

9. TEDDY SHERINGHAM

After the end of his 25-year career playing football, the former Manchester United striker and England switched to playing golf. His regular friends are Alan Shearer and Michael Owen. Teddy currently has a handicap of 8.

10. DAVID PLATT

The former England international and assistant to Manchester City has also run a Major Golf event hosting company since 2009. Platt has helped Dwight Yorke to host tournaments in his home town of Trinidad.