Andy Murray Involved in ‘Mom Jokes’ During Charity Golf Championship

Published 03/16/2020, 3:08 PM EDT


Former World No.1 Andy Murray and comedian Romesh Ranganathan joined together in a hilarious mini golf celebrity championship. The two also made some mom jokes during the funny conversation.

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Murray and Romesh were a part of BBC’s Sport Relief 2020. The event raised more than £40m for charitable causes by the end of its live telecast on BBC One on Friday. It was also revealed that “a chunk” of the money would go to those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The fundraising marathon also helps vulnerable people in the UK and around the world. The show went ahead in front of a live studio audience in Salford despite rising health concerns due to the outspread of coronavirus.

Does Andy Murray find his mom annoying sometimes?

Murray and Romesh had a conversation on various topics. One of the topics was about their moms. Romesh asked Murray who does support him in the box when he plays? The Scot revealed that his mentor and mother Judy Murray is sometimes present in his box. “My mum. She sometimes comes,” he said.

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However, Romesh suggested that it gets annoying sometimes. “I’ll be honest here. I’ve got a mom, who is annoying sometimes. And obviously, we pretend to be cool with it because people don’t like it if you say that to your mom,” he said.

The three-time Grand Slam champion agreed to Ranganathan’s comments as he burst into laughter. “I know,” Murray replied.

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Romesh also found out if crowd encouragement can improve Andy’s game. Murray revealed that he gets a shout out by his “mom” when he steps on the court. He also explained that he finds all that going Andy helpful. “I think it helps a little bit,” said the 32-year-old.

However, when Romesh shouted come on Andy while he was taking a shot, the latter missed it very badly.

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