Paige Spiranac Named Sexiest Woman Alive in 2022

Published 06/17/2022, 7:30 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 10: Paige Spiranac attends The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic) Credits: Getty

The announcement of Paige Spiranac’s honour marks yet another watershed moment in the golfing world. One that no other sports entity has had the privilege of doing.

Spiranac has been named the sexiest woman alive in 2022 by Maxim. As a result, she is also on the cover of the 2022 Hot 100 Issue of the magazine. 

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The international magazine considers not just the physical beauty but other factors into consideration while selecting the Hot 100 list. Usually, the list includes women active in different sectors ranging from sports to business. According to Maxim, Spiranac is the first athlete to take the No. 1 spot on the list.

What Paige Spiranac thinks about being the sexiest woman alive? 

While Spiranac kept her calm on Twitter with the post, she expressed all her happiness through her Instagram page. 

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 20: Professional golfer Paige Spiranac attends the 2017 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational gala at the Aria Resort & Casino on April 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg – FilmMagic/Getty Images)

The golfer explained how unreal she felt when she heard the news for the first time through the post. “To me, being sexy is about confidence and feeling comfortable in your own skin,” she wrote“I’ve always tried to stay true to myself though out my unconventional path, and now I’m so proud to be following so many amazing women who carried the title in years before me.”

According to Spiranac, she had already posted the news earlier. However, since she broke Instagram with the traffic she received, the platform deleted that post. 

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Furthermore, the golfer added that she was in disbelief when she knew about the news first time. “Are you sure?” Spiranac said she repeatedly questioned the Maxim team to make sure she heard it right. 

The path to her success

Paige Renee Spiranac began her professional journey from golf. Throughout the time, she won her first and only championship title on the Cactus Tour. 

She even got the chance to play on the Ladies European Tour but not on the LPGA Tour. Although Spiranac was a great amateur golfer, she admits that her mental struggles didn’t let her find success in being a professional. 

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Later, she retired from the sport and switched her career to social media influencing. “When I first started posting, I showed my failure and the things people weren’t discussing, mental health, failure on the golf course.” She described to Maxim how her unique way of content creation made her successful. 

As of now, Spiranac has more than 10 million followers. Furthermore, she has also supported the community by being an advocate of cyber bullying through the CyberSmile Foundation. 

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Spiranac earned her spot on the top of the Hot 100 list through her hard work and determination. Her work and a will to do the betterment of the community make her more than worthy of her title.

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

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