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An Essential Photo Guide To How We Can Be More Like Miguel Angel Jimenez

An Essential Photo Guide To How We Can Be More Like Miguel Angel Jimenez

Jiménez consoles Rory on being chronically uncool in comparison to him. Jiménez consoles Rory on being chronically uncool in comparison to him.

Pro golfers aren't always the most agreeable of chaps, but who can honestly say that they don't adore Miguel Ángel Jiménez?

The swagger, the humour, the cigars, the wine, the stretches; the classic, homespun technique - but above all, the glorious manner in which the man quite simply doesn't give the slightest fuck.

In honour of El Mecánico's brave showing at Augusta at the weekend, we've put together a guide on how to be more like the Most Interesting Golfer In The World.

1. Smoke only the best cigars - constantly (but not during tournament play)

migcig

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 2. Drink only very, very, VERY fine wine

migwine

3. Take up GAA/cricket umpiring

migwide

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4. Get your round in

migbeers

5. Embrace local customs using your cigar

migchop

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6. Embrace your festive side

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7. Stretch suggestively

migstretch

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8. Fart inventively 

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9. Dance like no-one's watching

migdance

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10. Dive straight into new experiences

migdive

11. Make interesting friends

migmurray

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12. Plot the downfall of your enemies

migswag

13. Take selfies on your morbidly-covered phone

migselfie

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14. Aim to look like a 17th century Spanish nobleman - even while wearing lederhosen

migleder

15. Exaggerate wildly

migputt

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16. Frighten young children

migface

17. Don't forget to laugh

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18. And just generally avoid giving a fuck

migsit

Paul O'Hara
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Kit nerd, nostalgia peddler, obscure sports enthusiast. One appearance for Ireland Universities cricket team, as a result of grave selector error - not a joke.

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