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20 Pet-Loving Golfers

When you spend large portions of your life on tour, it’s nice to come home to something that provides you with infinite joy, and for many that joy comes in the form of their four-legged loved ones. From man’s best friend to a stable of horses, in honor of National Dog Day, here are 10 people from the golf world that love their animals

Paige Spiranac

 
 
 
 
 
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Paige Spiranac is probably one of the most well-known female golfers. She started her career with San Diego State University, and when she isn’t on the links, she curls up with this cute pup names Niko.

Teryn Gregson

 
 
 
 
 
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Teryn Gregson is a PGA Tour host and reporter, and when she’s not on TV or on the course, she relaxes at home with this beautiful dog, Duke.

Blair O’Neal

 
 
 
 
 
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Blair O’Neal is an accomplished professional golfer and model. She has competed and won on the Symetra Tour and is a TV host on the Golf Channel. She is always posting pics on her Instagram with her cavachon, Cozy.

Rickie Fowler

 
 
 
 
 
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Rickie is not shy about his love for dogs. In addition to posting pictures with Brody here, he has also rocked a dog headcover in his bag.

Jessica Korda

 
 
 
 
 
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The nine year pro, Jessica, is another golfer who looks forward to returning to coming home to an energetic pupper. Charlie makes appearances on both Jessica’s Instagram, and on custom golf towels she has sported on tour.

Nelly Korda

 
 
 
 
 
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Jessica’s younger sister, Nelly, is also an animal lover, though her fur-baby is her cat Rafi.

Armana Chanel Christianson

 
 
 
 
 
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Armana Chanel Christianson is a professional golfer who picked up her first club when she was 12 years old. She currently spends her time hoping to advance from the Symetra Tour to the LPGA, and taking care of her little pommeranian.

Dustin Johnson

 
 
 
 
 
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Dustin Johnson is a household name in golf, and in addition to his growing list of wins, and his growing family, he has had this little guy for the last 5 plus years.

Fiamma Felitch

 
 
 
 
 
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Fiamma Felitch has been playing on the Cactus and Symetra Tours since graduating from the University of Tulsa. Her own personal “Flame of happiness” is her little maltipoo pupper, Dream.

Laurel Gill

 
 
 
 
 
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Laurel Gill is a Navy lieutenant who created the women’s golf team at the Naval Academy when she was enrolled there in the late 2000s. She currently serves her country while taking care of her four legged friend, Prince Charming.

Ashley Lynn Rose

 
 
 
 
 
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Pets dont always have to be convential, and for every person with a dog or cat, we have people like Ashley who’s pets are a little bigger than others. Ashley has a stable of horses that she loves and rides, showing that a pet doesn’t have to fit on your lap to be loved.

Arnold Palmer

The King is known the world over for his many accomplishments on the golf course, but his love for the game was shared with this beautiful golden retiever, Mulligan.

Hanna-Maria Tammo

 
 
 
 
 
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Dogs have long been called “Man’s best friend,” but Hanna-Maria proves that a dog’s love is not gender specific.

Mariah Christiaun

 
 
 
 
 
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In addition to being a golfer, Mariah is also a model, and she clearly has passed on her love of modelling to her chiweenie, shown dressed up and getting ready for Easter.

Paula Creamer

 
 
 
 
 
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Paula is an LPGA tour pro who at the end of 2018 cracked the top 10 career money rankings for the LPGA, and received little Penny as a birthday gift.

Tiger Woods

 
 
 
 
 
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While you would think that a man named Tiger may have a love or affinity for cats, Woods has clearly started to accumlate dogs as fast as he has wins.

Michelle Wie

 
 
 
 
 
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Michelle Wie has been a fixture of the LPGA since she was 16 years old, and one year after she turned pro, so added Lola bear to her family, and they’ve been together ever since.

Ryann O’Toole

 
 
 
 
 
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Ryann O’Toole is a professional golfer on the LPGA Tour after going pro full-time in 2011. She spends any time she can with english golden retriever Bogey, who loves her mama.

Cheyenne Woods

 
 
 
 
 
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Just like her Uncle Tiger, Cheyenne Woods is a professional golfer and dog lover, and it is clear by the smile on Reece’s face that the love is mutual.

Jason Dufner

 
 
 
 
 
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Jason Dufner is an avid dog lover, and has almost as many dogs as he does PGA wins, which just goes to show that he may love dogs more than he loves golf, and he really loves golf.

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