May 16, 2016
One Direction member Niall Horan has become a great ambassador for golf in the last few years. Whether it’s caddying for Rory McIlroy at the Masters Par-3 Contest or surprising Drive, Chip and Putt finalists at Augusta National with Justin Timberlake, the pop star has become a welcome addition to the game.
But that doesn’t mean he’s comfortable playing in front of a crowd. In response to a Golf Channel Instagram post promoting Horan’s appearance at the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am later this month, the 22-year-old singer chimed in, confirming that he is teeing it up, but added that he is “very nervous” because he “can’t play golf in front of people.”
And it’s hard to blame him. After all, this is the tournament that Horan played last year, and nearly killed a guy in the process.
BMW PGA Championship gallery … you have been warned. Bring your helmets.