A pending career sequel for Andrew Johnston

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A pending career sequel for Andrew Johnston
A pending career sequel for Andrew Johnston (Provided by Tennis World USA)

Andrew "Beef" Johnston is one of the most popular golfers on the European Tour for his humor and his famous beard, which he walks on fairways around the world. Unfortunately, the 33-year-old Englishman had to put his career on hold at the end of 2021 following thumb pain.

Andrew Johnston, results

Back in January 2023 at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic won by Rory McIlroy, the Briton began to feel severe pain from the weekend, before snatching a meritorious 38th place. Forfeited for the following tournaments, the winner of the Spanish Open at Valderrama in 2016 decided to consult a doctor in Singapore on the sidelines of the Singapore Classic (February 9-12), before deciding to have surgery.

The thumb operation he underwent, including an intraosseous injection, is certainly the last chance according to his surgeons. The doctors give him an 80% chance of being able to play golf again, certainly by moderating his practice and his training.

In three months, the winner of the 2014 Vaudreuil Golf Challenge on the Challenge Tour should be able to resume training and we hope to see him again on the DP World Tour this fall. Andrew Thomas Johnston (born 18 February 1989) is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

He won a victory on this circuit in the 2016 Spanish Open. Nicknamed "the beef" (English "Beef") since his youth, he carried the nickname in his professional career and is a popular figure among the crowd. . Andrew Johnston is of partial Jamaican descent, was born in London in 1989 into a working class family.

Her father worked as a bus driver and her mother as a school canteen. He started playing golf aged four with his father and siblings at a local pitch & putt course, then joined North Middle Golf Club, which is still his home club.

Today. At 14, he was part of the Middle junior team and became a scratch player at 16. Certified in Scotland in 1754 by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews, this sport has various origins including the game of mail.

It was thus imported from the Netherlands where it was practiced under the name of “colf” from the 13th century.

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