VIDEO: Canelo Alvarez Shows His Golf Skills, Ready for a Charity Tournament

Published 06/09/2021, 2:30 PM EDT


The P4P king Canelo Alvarez has thrilled several fans by showcasing his golf skills. After his recent dominance in the super middleweight division, the boxer, who appears to be enjoying a minor lay-off from the ring, engaged in a game of golf.

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This week, the 30-year-old will compete in the BMW Charity program in California. Presented by the Synnex Corporation, it will have several celebrity contenders onboard.

Meanwhile, Canelo Alvarez would be one of the biggest names in it. The Mexican giant shared a clip via social media and expressed his love for golf.

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In the caption, Alvarez wrote, “We have been preparing for the BMW Charity Program, see you this week in South Carolina.”

Roger Clemens, Brian Katrek, David Wells, and several other celebrities will share the greens with Canelo Alvarez. Hence, the nearing BMW charity program can be one of the biggest sporting events of recent times.

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Irrespective of his surrounding, the boxing elite loves to play golf. From hotel rooms to fairways, Canelo Alvarez, who has played the game everywhere, seems to enjoy doing so. So, it’s not new to his hardcore fans. Before facing Avni Yildirim in a 168 lbs title defense in February, he played golf in his hotel room.

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Alvarez also appeared to have a great time golfing with NBA star Stephen Curry. Both men shared the experience on social media. It was great for every sports fan to see two of the biggest athletes meet in what appeared to be an entertaining crossover.

That said, Canelo Alvarez could turn to golf once he wraps up his career. However, once the charity event is over, he will return to train for his 168 lbs undisputed fight against the IBF champion, Caleb Plant.

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How would you rate Alvarez as a golfer? Should he take it up after he hangs up his gloves?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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