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Gareth Bale, a Welsh soccer player who stars for the powerhouse club Real Madrid who loves to play golf in his free time, is creating the greatest backyard golf setup in the world.
Two years ago he announced his plan to build replicas of famous golf holes, and last year he signed a monster contract that pays him £18 million per year (a little more than $21 million USD). Recently he unveiled to The Sun, a British newspaper, the first addition to his backyard playground: a replica of TPC Sawgrass’s island 17thhole.
He also plans to build replicas of Royal Troon’s short par-3 Postage Stamp and Augusta National’s demanding par-4 11th hole. tpc.png 390.58KB 0 downloads