Tee off in South Africa will be starting a new section weekly on the blog known as “Pro Golf Flavour of the Week”. Here we will share a professional golfer that stands out and share some interesting facts and stories about this golfer. Get to know your golfers with us and join in the conversation with your golfer buddies!

English professional golfer, “Beef” Johnston is not only a force to be reckoned with on the golf course, but he’s also become a very popular character amongst the crowd.


Andrew Johnston (27), is a breath of fresh air for professional golf, with his sense of humor, big personality and love for his fans.


Born and raised in London, Johnston was given the nickname of “BEEF”.  For me, he resembles the Geico Caveman, just because of that distinctive beard and big smile!  He never looks stressed and always has time to greet fans and take a selfie! Few golfers are more beloved than Phil Michelson, but Beef is slowly turning the attention to him.


Johnston have four professional wins behind his name, and earned his first European Tour win at the 2016 Real Club Valderrama Open de Espana with a score of (67 – 74 – 74 – 70 = 285).


Beef is definitely bringing the fun back to the game of golf.  If you thought Johnston is your average pro golfer, think again.  “Beef” is unique a one of a kind!

Tee off Love,

Diana Bellingan


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