As social media platform Instagram goes from strength to strength, attracting thousands of new users on a daily basis. An increasing number of celebrities and sports stars are creating must-follow accounts. The current stars of the golfing world are among those with popular accounts – here are the top pick from Function18 for some accounts you must follow…
- Luke Donald (@LukeDonald)
England’s Luke Donald boasts over 165,000 followers and regularly posts photos of his golfing progress, as well as snaps of his family and personal life. With an Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) of 74 and a full golfing schedule, Luke Donald can be relied on to provide a fascinating insight into the life of a sports pro.
- Lee Westwood (@westwood_lee)
Currently ranked number 46 in the world, and recently placing third in the British Masters, Lee Westwood is a seasoned pro with 23 years on the golfing circuit. With over 100,000 avid followers on Instagram, his account is a must-follow for any golfing fans. More focused on golf than on his personal life, his Instagram account offers a glimpse into his jet-set lifestyle. Any keen golfers wishing to emulate his style on or off the golf course should check out his Instagram.
- Oliver Wilson (@oliver_wilson)
Thirty-six-year-old Brit Oliver Wilson is less active on Instagram than many other golfers, with a relatively low 2,400 followers. As well as his golfing exploits, you can expect to get an insight into his varied fitness regime. Oliver Wilson has achieved one European Tour win.
- Andy Sullivan (@andysulligolf)
England’s Andy Sullivan has 14,000 Instagram followers, and while his account is mainly golf-related snaps, he also indulges his other sporting passions of football and snooker from time to time. With an OWGR of 45, Andy Sullivan has an impressive three European Tour Wins to his name. At just 29 years old, he surely has plenty more years left at the top of his game.
- Matthew Fitzpatrick (@mattfitz94)
At just 22 years old, Matthew Fitzpatrick is the youngest golfer on our list. With 14,900 Instagram followers, he posts a slightly more eclectic mix of images than some of the other Instagramming British golfers. Followers can expect to see the usual golf pictures, as well as lots of scenic shots, foodie snaps and photos from Fitzpatrick’s personal life. With an Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) of 53, and still at such a young age, fans can expect to see lots more golfing action on his Instagram account over the coming years.
- Tyrrell Hatton (@thatton91)
Although 25-year-old Tyrrell Hatton isn’t one of the most prolific Instagram posters, he does keep his account fairly regularly updated and posts some stunning scenic views. Having already recorded one win this season, there’s still time for him to add some more success.
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