Pau Gasol, a unique experience like a golfer


Former Barça player Pau Gasol, a great fan of golf, will live this week a unique experience in his new life as a retired world basketball star and great fan of birdies and bogeys. Pau will play the Pebble Beach AT&T Pro Am as a guest amateur. One of the ‘celebrities’ that will team up with a professional player during this unique PGA Tour tournament that starts this Thursday and ends on Sunday.

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Gasol will follow in the footsteps of Gareth Bale, whose presence in the tournament was confirmed a few days ago, and joins an illustrious list of top leaders from some of the most important companies on the planet, as well as legends of sport, music and cinema. . The AT&T Pro Am is packed with CEO’s, company presidents and CEOs.

Gasol will share a team with the North American professional Mark Hubbard, 33 years old. The first objective is to make the cut after the third day. Enter the top 25 teams and tied. The AT&T Pro Am takes place over four days, three of which are guaranteed. It is played on three different courses on the Californian Monterey Peninsula: Spyglass Hill, Monterey Peninsula and Pebble Beach. On the fourth day, after the cut, those who pass will play again at Pebble Beach.

Pau Gasol Sáez (born 6 July 1980 in Barcelona) is a Spanish former basketball player.

He is considered one of the strongest foreigners to have played in the NBA, as well as the strongest Spanish basketball player ever. He made 6 All-Star Games, made the All-NBA Team 4 times and won 2 NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. Gasol was the first Memphis Grizzlies player (other than a Spaniard) to make the All-Star Game, as well as holding the Tennessee franchise record for field goal percentage. He is among 47 NBA players to simultaneously record at least 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 3,500 assists and 1,500 blocks, as well as among the top 50 scorers in league history.

With the Spanish national team he participated in many tournaments, winning 1 World Cup (2006, of which he was MVP) and 3 European Championships (2009, 2011 and 2015), as well as having obtained 2 silver (2008, 2012) and 1 bronze ( 2016) at the Olympics.

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