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The 10 Best Celebrity Golfers

Each year the stars from the world of sport and show business has the opportunity to play alongside the best golfers on the planet. In the spring they can do it at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am part of the PGA Tour calendar. In the autumn they can travel to European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship which is played on three iconic links courses in Scotland.

We have selected our favorite 10 celebrities which regularly participate in these two events.

10. Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit was the captain of the Netherlands when they took the title at Euro 1988. The former Milan and Chelsea superstar regularly plays at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and shows shots like this one.

9. Bill Murray

The famous actor and comedian always finds a way to entertain the spectators on the golf course. Murray doesn’t miss the chance to play alongside the pros and is one of the few celebrities which regularly participate in both – the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

08. Wladimir Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko is a boxing legend and two times heavyweight champion. He retired in 2017 and since then he dedicated his time to golf.

7. Tim Henman

Tim Henman was British number one in tennis for many years. Henman has 11 ATP titles and in 2002 climbed to number four in the world.

6. Andriy Shevchenko

Shevchenko has the record for most goals for the national team of Ukraine. He spent seven years playing for Milan where scored 127 goals in 208 matches. He retired in 2012 and since then he dedicated to golf. Shevchenko even participated in a few Challenge Tour tournaments.

5. Hugh Grant

The winner of a Golden Globe Hugh Grant has handicap 7 and regularly plays at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

4. Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky changed the sport after he retired from ice hockey. The greatest hockey player is a regular participant at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He usually teams with Dustin Johnson who is dating his daughter – Paulina Gretzky.

3. Rafael Nadal

The 19 time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal is one of the biggest fans of golf. In the last few years Nadal and José María Olazábal organize the Olazábal & Nadal Invitational – a charity golf tournament played in Mallorca.

2. Justin Timberlake

Winner of 10 Grammy Awards, Justin Timberlake is one of the best golfers among musicians. He has handicap 4.8 and for several years he was the host of Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open – part of the PGA Tour.

1. Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is the most successful Olympian of all time. The American has won 23 golden Olympic medals and 28 medals in total. In 2012 he produces one of the most memorable shots at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship history.

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