What is Gareth Bale's golf handicap? | The SunFebruary 6, 2023
NEWLY retired football star Gareth bale is turning heads on the golf course.
The former Tottenham and Real Madrid star had a glittering career winning 22 trophies the last of which was the MLS Cup with Los Angeles FC.
Bale announced his retirement on January 9, but he left nobody in any doubt how he would fill his spare time.
During his time at Real Madrid the Welshman earned the nickname 'The Golfer'and was even mocked by his own supporters for his golf obsession.
The recently retired five-time Champions League winner has not taken long to get back into the limelight, making his PGA Tour debut at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
He played against the likes of Hollywood star Bill Murray and NFL superstar Aaron Rodgers.
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The Welsh ace was paired with professional golfer Joseph Bramlett and finished the tournament at 16 under par.
Bale and Bramlett narrowly missed making the final round of the competition that resumes today after high winds postponed Sunday's action as they finished joint-16th overall.
What is Gareth Bale's golf handicap?
As of late 2022 Bale was playing off a handicap of two which means he is an above-average amateur golfer and is almost playing off scratch (0).
The Welsh ace isn't quite as good as the professionals but has impressed recently at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
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He will have plenty of time to improve his game now he's retired.
Bale has a three-hole golf course at his home in Wales which was built in 2018.
The par three holes are modelled on a selection from three high profile venues.
The holes at Bale's mini course are the 17th at Sawgrass, the Postage Stamp at Royal Troon and the 12th at Augusta.
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