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Boxing legend gets in the swing of things – but the iron head covers have not gone down well…
Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua took to social media to reveal his new passion for golf, clearly unaware of the stigma surrounding iron head covers in a golf bag.
Joshua, who will defend his heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev behind closed doors on December 12, posted an image of him down the local practice range with the caption: “Where are my golfers at? I need some lesssssssssons famalam! My teks is shocking.”
Where are my golfers at? I need some lesssssssssons famalam! My teks is shocking @PINGTourEurope pic.twitter.com/krw0rWMvtq
The popular YouTube creator and golf coach Rick Shiels was quick to offer Joshua a lesson when tweeting: “I’ll help you out AJ,” but not before the flurry of comments about his iron head covers took over the feed.
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Here’s what a number of golf fans on Twitter have been saying…
good lord, iron covers.
We've not done Golfing No No's for a while on the @SkySportsGolf Podcast. But could AJ make iron head covers cool again?? I'm not arguing with him
Get them head covers off them irons for a start!!! Then head up to the Midlands and let's have a knock @joea6223 @Mbprogolfer
Iron head covers…this is the sort of behaviour that forces people to be Tyson Fury fans. @OllieLowe1994 @Rob_Gray96 @brasserieboy
AJ….these things suck…ditch em, no golfer would have them in his clubs. pic.twitter.com/NeCzdqiAVU
Get them headcovers off your irons, you’ll knock 10 strokes off a round just by doing that
Take the headcovers off the irons right now anthony
The Joshua-Pulev fight in December will likely be staged in front of no fans following the confirmation on Tuesday from Prime Minister Boris Johnson that large sporting events will remain closed to the public due to the rise in coronavirus cases.