Manchester United Legend Paul Scholes Nails Incredible Golf Shot From Bunker Live On Air After Accepting Sky Sports Challenge


PAUL SCHOLES proved his genius stretches further than the football pitch with this amazing golf shot.

The Manchester United legend was a celebrity guest in the Pro-Am at Wentworth yesterday but looked right at home on the course.

Instagram: Phil Neville / Sky Sports Paul Scholes proved he is a genius on the course as well as pitch with amazing golf shot

Scholes, 43, nailed a challenge to make a shot from a bunker posed to him live on air by Sky Sports.

After a few practise swings, the ex-England ace chipped perfectly and saw his ball trickle into the hole.

Scholes, renowned for his pinpoint accuracy on the pitch, was hailed by his former team-mate Phil Neville.

He shared the footage on his Instagram account, captioned: “Genius on the course as well!”

Instagram: Phil Neville / Sky Sports Paul Scholes accepts Sky Sports’ challenge to attempt a shot from the bunker

Instagram: Phil Neville / Sky Sports Paul Scholes takes his shot after a few practise swings

Instagram: Phil Neville / Sky Sports Paul Scholes watches his amazing chip shot trickle into the hole

Instagram: Phil Neville / Sky Sports Paul Scholes completed the amazing shot while being filmed on Sky Sports

Scholes, who has a handicap of ten, was joined by Michael Carrick, Teddy Sheringham and Rory McIlroy at the event.

They were just one of a number of star-studded groups to take to the course.

Pep Guardiola, Peter Schmeichel and Matt Le Tissier played alongside Tommy Fleetwood while Alan Shearer, Ian Wright and Gianfranco Zola went out with Ian Poulter.

Meanwhile, Scholes has urged Jose Mourinho to be just as ruthless as he is on the course with Paul Pogba.

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