‘Took Me a Second to Realise’: Golf World Reacts to Paige Spiranac’s Amazing Headcover

Published 05/03/2022, 11:03 AM EDT
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)

Sports entities and other celebrities use social media to promote their sponsor brands. However, sometimes it doesn’t go as planned. The former professional golfer Paige Spiranac also experienced the same when she tried to promote one of her sponsoring brand products.

The golfer turned social media influencer posted a photo of her going to play golf on her social media. And she used the opportunity to promote one of her sponsoring brands, Shotscope. However, it is her life-like head bag that took all the attention.

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Shotscope is a Scottish range finder brand with which Spiranac has signed a deal to be their global ambassador. She is in charge of promoting the company’s shot tracking devices. Notably, Shotscope is a well-known brand for making accurate golf shot tracking devices and apps.

Spiranac loves golf and has played the sport professionally. However, although she found success in her amateur years, she couldn’t continue the same in her professional years.

According to Paige, her inability to control the mental aspect of the sport made her quit her career as a professional golfer. As one of the many who had struggled with anxiety issues, Paige has never been shy to open up about it to the public. Similarly, she shared the real reason for the end of her golfing career through one of her YouTube videos.

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Nevertheless, Spiranac proceeded to make a career in social media, and it worked. The former golfer has 3.2 million followers on Instagram, which is more than the top golfers, including Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. Moreover, her popularity on social media has led her to receive sponsorships from sports-related brands, including Shotscope and PointsBet.

Twitter reactions’ to the post by Paige Spiranac

Although the former pro golfer intended to promote the Shotscope product, the fans got more attracted to the dog-shaped headcover. Many thought that she had actually put her dog in her golf bag. However, later, they realized that it was not a real dog but a headcover.

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Since the headcover looked so lifelike, the people went frenzy on Twitter. Interestingly, the golfer has got more than 100 comments for the post. And almost half of the comments were related to the headcover.

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What do you think? Did you also take notice of the dog-shaped headcover in her golf bag?

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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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