WHEAT RIDGE, COLORADO: Professional golfer-turned-influencer Paige Spiranac appears to be changing the trajectory of her career and turning to television, much to the delight of her fans.
The influencer hinted at her desire to become a sports analyst while reacting to the news that NBC Sports senior golf analyst Paul Azinger was parting ways with the network.
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Is Paige Spiranac really joining NBC Sports?
NBC Sports senior golf analyst Paul Azinger’s contract was not renewed and his five-year stint on screen ended effective immediately upon expiration. Paige didn’t take much time to emphasize that she was available and willing to fill the vacancy.
On November 19, she reposted a tweet that read, “JUST IN: Paul Azinger / NBC Sports parting ways at end of contract.” She wrote: “Alright, I’ll step in,” after which her fans were in a frenzy.
Alright, I’ll step in https://t.co/sotzMT2PU1
– Paige Spiranac (@PaigeSpiranac) November 19, 2023
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Most people who saw the tweet were hoping the beauty would land the role and were supporting her in the comments. Azinger is a former professional golfer who won the PGA Championship in 1993. Paige was also a professional golfer before devoting herself to becoming an influencer.
The golfing beauty now has 3.9 million followers on Instagram. However, in May she said TV networks were “scared” of her and worried she would talk about breasts on air, according to The Sun.
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Paige Spiranac has an impressive fan following (Getty Images)
She said: “It’s not something I’m just going to jump in and do. They need you and the mainstream media is afraid of me and doesn’t want to work with me because from what I’ve been told, “I’m unpredictable.”
She added: “Probably because of the content I create and they’re worried because I don’t have a filter but I’m a pro. I know what to say and when to say it and I’m not going to do it.” breast jokes on television. But they are afraid because I am apparently too risky.
Fans want to see Paige Spiranac on NBC
Less than a day after it was posted, the tweet was viewed more than a million times and fans gushed over her in the comments section, imagining what she would look like as a sports analyst. One user wrote: “Paige in the broadcast booth (with special appearances from Sam) would instantly increase the ratings and the actual news would be better too.”
Another person pointed out: “There must be a broadcast space for you on the @livgolf league. »
Paige in the broadcast booth (with special appearances from Sam) would instantly increase the ratings and the actual news would be better too💯😎
— SK (@flsheat408) November 19, 2023
There must be a broadcast space for you on @livgolf_league
— Urban Achiever (@UrbanAchievrr) November 19, 2023
A third fan pointed out her impeccable fashion, saying, “Finally! Someone with the fashion sense hosting NBC sports.”
A fan also added: “I wish you would. I’m sure the viewership will increase significantly!”
Finally! Someone with the fashion sense that hosts NBC sports.
— Son of a Sinner (@NotyourMamastw1) November 19, 2023
I hope you will. I’m sure the audience will increase considerably!
– geologists (@rrrosejr) November 19, 2023
Another comment said: “We could only hope. » “You would be so much more entertaining,” claimed one fan.
We could only hope
– 🇺🇸 (@WestEdmond_Joe) November 19, 2023
you would be so much more fun
– drone (@dronerogan) November 19, 2023
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