GARETH BALE shocked US Open winner Jon Rahm along with his golf abilities because the pair performed 9 holes collectively at Torrey Pines in San Diego on Tuesday.
Now he’s turning his consideration in the direction of golf as he prepares to play in February’s AT&T Pebble Seaside Professional-Am which includes a area of 156 professionals and 156 amateurs.
He shared a while on the course with world No3 Rahm forward of his debut subsequent month.
And Bale in no way disgraced himself as Spanish golfer Rahm, 28, talked up his capacity.
Talking to Marca, he mentioned: “I instructed Gareth you simply cannot be so good at skilled soccer and golf on the similar time, it simply would not appear truthful.
“You can’t be dedicated to one thing and still have this much talent for golf, it’s not fair in the slightest.”
Seemingly unaware Bale had retired from soccer, he then added: “However he is seeking to retire quickly and he loves this sport and he loves golf.
“He really wants to play a little bit more and hopefully in the future I’ll see him more times in the Pro-Am.”
Rahm is the favorite to win the Professional-Am occasion which Bale will make his debut at within the first week of February.
It’s the similar course the Spaniard claimed his solely main title on in 2021.
And Rahm was quizzed on whether or not or not the ex-Spurs man had requested for any ideas.
To which he replied: “He did not ask for something, and nor ought to he be asking, he is ok.
“Like I mentioned he has no enterprise being that good when he is an expert soccer participant. The second he is achieved and he can observe much more he is gonna get rather a lot higher.
“He got two strokes, which I think is already wrong. He should be giving strokes back to the rest of the amateurs because he’s already a very, very good player.”
Actor Invoice Murray is one other high-profile identify who will tee off on the occasion.
Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers can be set to compete.
They’ll come up towards the likes of US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick and world quantity 5 Patrick Cantlay.