Former LPGA Tour pro Anya Alvarez has taken to social media to reveal a hilarious message she received on Tinder from a "random man" giving her advice about her golf swing.
Alvarez, 32, earned conditional status on the LPGA Tour for the 2014 season, where she was considered one of the longest hitters on the circuit. She would, however, quit the sport in favour of writing for the LPGA a year later.
Most recently, Alvarez has started a 'Major League Girls' website that promotes women's sports.
The man who posted some swing advice for Alvarez on Tinder apparently works in IT, just to add some context to the below exchange.
Random man on tinder giving me advice on my golf swing.— Anya Alvarez (@anya__alvarez) August 5, 2021
He works in IT pic.twitter.com/DYl1y7c9Pp
"Bring those hands like 2-3' closer to your body and it'll help unflatten your swing a bit," messaged the man. "Get you some more distance."
Alvarez then replied: "Only responding because I played golf on the LPGA - but I'll make sure to take these tips into consideration and hit it further than when I did when I played on Tour and was ranked top 10 in driving distance."
Let's face it, we all know at least one golf hack who thinks he's a pro when it comes to offering swing advice!
Here's how golf fans reacted to the post on social media:
If you’re on the course, yea unsolicited advice is not proper. When you’re posting pics of your swing online, you’re literally asking people to comment on your swing. But I guess playing the victim in the social media game while not improving your life is how you win these days.— Sandybestdog (@Sandybestdog) August 6, 2021
Your swing… flat??? Does this man know what the top of a backswing should look like? I hate it here— Hannah Gregg (@hannahbggg) August 5, 2021
Yeah, my swing is definitely not flat. In fact, nothing about me is flat pic.twitter.com/brJlV14IVk— Anya Alvarez (@anya__alvarez) August 5, 2021
Buddy of mine used to say no matter how bad you are at golf, you can always find somebody you think you can give advice to. once again embarrassed to be a part of this gender.— Heyweb (@Heyweb2) August 5, 2021
Seems kind of endearing honestly. Assuming he didn’t know you played professionally. Might want to lighten up a little.— Lee Boy (@LeeBoy415) August 6, 2021
Great response— andrew picken (@andrew_picken) August 6, 2021