Carly Booth faces social media backlash for Golf Saudi sponsorship

Booth forced to delete her social media post after hundreds of replies criticise her new deal.

Andy Roberts's picture
Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Ladies European Tour pro Carly Booth was forced to delete a social media post after revealing she had agreed a new sponsorship deal with Golf Saudi.

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Booth, 26, faced instant social media backlash when posting her news on Tuesday afternoon but then deleted the post on Wednesday.

Here's what the two-time LET winner initially posted: 

“I am honoured to represent @Golf_Saudi as they acknowledge that women in sport is of paramount importance,” wrote Booth.

“Although culturally they are in a different place to some countries, they are doing everything they can to introduce girls and women into sport and lead healthy lifestyles.”

Then the replies came thick and fast, most notably from Talk Sport's Georgie Bingham. Here's a selection of tweets...








Booth is also sponsored by Volvik, Discovery Land Company and Hilton



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