‘In Front of Gary Player’ – Paige Spiranac Boasts About Major Career Achievement on Twitter

Published 10/05/2021, 8:29 AM EDT


What is the best possible achievement one could enjoy on a golf course? Well, the answer to the question might differ with people, but a majority would say – getting a hole-in-one. Making an ace on a golf course is one of the most unique feats ever, and internet sensation Paige Spiranac recently did just that! 

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Paige Spiranac is a very popular figure on Twitter owing to her golf knowledge. She has amassed tons of followers by posting worthy content and has more followers than Tiger Woods on Instagram! 

Paige Spiranac overjoyed with getting an ace in front of Gary Player

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What does it mean to get an ace? You’ll never know until you get one. Furthermore, making an ace in front of a golf legend is a feeling that can never be described. Paige Spiranac recently enjoyed that feeling, and she took to Twitter to boast about the achievement. 

While Spiranac did not post any video on her account to certify the ace, another account did. Spiranac made the hole-in-one at the GlenArbor Golf Club, in New York, and alongside her was the nine-time major champion Gary Player. 

Spiranac and Player were attending the Berenberg Invitational and the former made a spectacular ace on a par-3 hole with Gary Player right near the tee. As one could see, both Spiranac and Player were ecstatic after the ball rolled into the hole and went into a wild celebration mode. 

It is indeed an accomplishment to cherish, isn’t it? Especially when you achieve it with one of the greatest golfers in the world by your side. Hence, an incredibly proud Paige Spiranac made a tweet to inform her fan following about her accomplishment. 

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Is Spiranac still competing on the tour?

Paige Spiranac is just 28 years old, but it is unfortunate that she announced her retirement as a professional as early as 2016. She never made it to the LPGA and only played on the developmental Cactus Tour where she achieved one win. 

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Following her retirement, Paige Spiranac created a social media account to post trick-shots which received tremendous response from fans. After years of consistent social media activity and podcast work, she now has millions of followers and hopes to gain more in the coming years. 

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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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