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He became a professional golfer: Gareth Bale will play a PGA Tour tournament in California

Barely last january 9, Gareth Bale announced with an emotional letter published on his social networks, his retirement from football, but what he did not mention at that time is that he would stay in the fields, although now in the golf ones, since This Tuesday the former soccer player announced that he will compete in a PGA Tour tournament.

Happy to announce that I will be playing in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am early next month! Go!“, announced on social networks the former Real Madrid scorer, who always had a known passion for golf.

What tournament will Gareth Bale play?

The Welshman will compete in the Pebble Beach Pro-Amwhich will be held from February 2 to 5 on the courses of Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula Country Club and Spyglass Hill Golf Club, all in California.

The tournament will be played by 156 professionals and 156 amateurs. Bale will team up with another competitor and will play for the best ball for three days with the aim of making the cut in which the 25 best teams will advance to the final round.

It is worth remembering how passionate Bale is about this sport that he has a handicap of 2 and He had replicas of three of his favorite par-3s built at his Cardiff residence: on the 17th of TPC Sawgrass, the Postage Stamp of the Royal Troon and on the 12th of Augusta National, home of the Masters.

*With information from EFE

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