The 25-year-old Australian tennis player and world No. 1 announced her retirement to everyone’s surprise last month. She is committed to participating in a series of exhibition golf tournaments alongside other top sports stars.
Ashley Barty will represent the rest of the world team with the captain Ernie Els in a match against the United States team led by couples. 23 other great athletes are also among the participants.
We find for example Pep Guardiolathe manager of Manchester City, harry khane, Tottenham striker, multiple Olympic swimming champion, Michael Phelpsthe boxers Canelo Alvarez Y Oscar de la hoya or the American footballer (NFL), ben roethlisberger.
Here is the confirmation of the news that we expected. Former world number one tennis star @ashbarty will be involved with golf after his surprise retirement recently.
—Joy Chakravarty (@TheJoyofGolf) April 19, 2022
The first tournament of this The “Icons” series will take place at Liberty National in New Jersey in June and other tournaments are scheduled in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Barty, who has won three Grand Slam titles during his tennis career, has a rating of 4 at his Queensland golf course and his fiancee is a professional teacher at the club. Brookwater Golf and Country Club in Brisbane.
When announcing his retirement, Barty explained that he planned to release a series of children’s books later this year.