Superstars Get Hooked On Tennis

For those who have never played golf, perhaps you’ll never comprehend the attraction. But when you are like many celebrities–whether they’ve been playing for decades or simply recently started to tee it up–you’ll agree that the game has an strange appeal that could eat you.

Golf has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years, so much so the game–long and wrongly considered a less-than-physically-challenging sport–is impressive yoga and Pilates work-outs. Star golfers, who often spend fitness trainers large money to help them enter shape and help them stay physically fit–say there are a few definite physical benefits associated with a trip on the links.

Experts say you can get the most out of a round of golf if you walk the course, the amount of which can measure about 5 miles, with respect to the course. Walking builds endurance, improves your cardiovascular health and lets you burn a modest number of calories. You can get an upper-body work-out too, if you bring your clubs. And striking the ball actually can enhance your hand-eye coordination, which can be of use in many areas.

Professional players and many superstars have begun playing to include another amount of competition to their lives and in order to pay more time together on the course with their loved ones, who are joining them.


Some players like Oakland Raiders cornerback Ray Buchanan love the activity therefore much that he and his wife, Sheree, created their dream home at Sugarloaf Country Club in Duluth, Ga., home of the PGA Tour’s Bellsouth Classic. Their multimillion-dollar mansion overlooks the hole, and Buchanan, a former Pro-Bowler, plays 2 to 3 times per week during the off-season.

‘At first, I didn’t like golf,’ says Buchanan, previously of the Atlanta Falcons. ‘But after a while, it was such as a virus–so contagious that I wanted to keep playing and discover more.’

Sheree Buchanan, who starred included in the ‘NFL wives’ group in-the Emmy-winning reality TELEVISION series The Amazing Race 4, just started golfing a few months ago, in an effort to invest more time with her husband. She took up golf; he took up her favorite sport–tennis. She’s just starting to understand why her husband loves the sport so much–the competition with yourself and a desire to always do better. To read more, consider glancing at: discount interviews. In the course of time, the couple hopes that their four children may grow to love the sport as much as they are doing.

‘[Golf is] still fresh for me,’ Sheree says. ‘For us, it is fun. He teaches me, and provided that we don’t have a great deal of people [playing] behind us, it is OK.’

Carolina Panthers broad device Muhsin Muhammad, who also owns an entertainment company and charitable foundation, says he started playing golf when he entered the NFL and ‘fell deeply in love with it.’

‘Golf is something that is very soothing for me,’ claims Muhammad, who already is encouraging his 3-year-old daughter to-play. ‘I think being able to play tennis lets you meet and associate with different people.’

But it isn’t only skilled athletes who enjoy time to the program. Stars such as Samuel L. Jackson and Will Smith, and singer Johnny Gill also love the-game. Also celebrity lovers make the rounds comes to golf: ‘We wish we’d began to play when we were children.’.

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