Paige Spiranac is a professional golfer and a social media star
Her Athletic Background
Paige Spiranac was an exceptional gymnast as a child. She daily trained with the intention of participating in future Olympic Games, but she suffered a knee injury that forced her out of gymnastics.
A Male-Dominated Game
When asked about her experience being a woman in professional golf, Paige said, “I just want to help others feel more at ease, because I know for a long time I wasn’t the only one who felt that way.”
An Athletic Family
Paige grew up in a family that was athletic and competitive. Her father, Dan, was a member of the 1976 Pittsburgh Panthers national championship college football team, and her mother, Annette, was a professional ballerina.
Paige is an advocate for women’s liberation. She urges people to be who they are, stand up for what they believe, and follow their true passions in life.
A Sensation on Social Media
According to an executive at the Emirates Golf Club, ‘the sport must open up to ‘savvy, social-media types’ in order to draw in new talent.
Her Blog and Instagram
Paige has an active blog on her Instagram account where she explains her journey to fame.
Taking a Step Back
Because she believes pro golf is full of hypocrisy, Paige has decided to take a hiatus from the sport.