Gary Player and Paige Spiranac Participate in a Worthwhile Instagram Trend

Published 11/09/2021, 10:25 AM EST
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 05: Paige Spiranac of the United States during her press conference as a preview for the 2016 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club on December 5, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)


If you’ve set foot in the world of Instagram lately, you would be up to date with the latest trend. Click on to the story of any pet-owner, and you’ll see it. And most recently, golf sensation Paige Spiranac hopped onto the trend.

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AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 11: Honorary starter and Masters champion Gary Player of South Africa reacts on the first tee during the first round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

And not just Spiranac, golf legend Gary Player also participated in the trend! So what exactly is it? Well, you basically have to put up a picture of your pet with the sticker that turns it into a thread.

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However, the typical trend of putting up a picture has taken has taken a twist with a promise to help the environment. The sticker says, “We’ll plant 1 tree for every pet picture.”

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Paige Spiranac hops onto viral trend

This golfer turned social media personality has a charming furry friend, Niko, an Australian cattle mix who she adopted in 2017. She posted a picture of him as part of the trend. Meanwhile, she has been in the news lately regarding her trendy Halloween costume where she dressed as Harley Quinn.

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Gary Player, too, posted a picture of his pet. Honey, the adorable dog, came into his life during the pandemic, and has since won Players’ heart. This sweet picture of the two is sure to make your heart melt!

So far, more than 4 million people have participated in what was originally started as a fun campaign. However, underestimating its potential, it now seems unlikely that the creators of the trend will follow up with the promise. Nevertheless, we can’t complain about what’s it has given us; an opportunity to take a look at everyone’s adorable pets!

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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