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Golf enthusiast Lando Norris lived every golfer’s dream and credits his former McLaren F1 teammate for his obsession

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Lando Norris is one of the best young talents in F1. He showed his potential several times. Besides racing for McLaren in Formula 1, he is known for his love of golf. Fans spotted the 22-year-old on the golf course ahead of the Italian Grand Prix this year. Looking at his love for the sport, fans are now wondering who introduced him to the sport.

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For Lando Norris, golf represents “relaxation away from the paddock”. Following his love, the McLaren driver competed in the BMW PGA Championship, which is arguably every golfer’s dream. His teammates were professional golfer Tyrrell Hatton, actor Tom Felton and former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler.

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In his telegraph column, Lando Norris spoke about his penchant for golf. He wrote, “I am a golf enthusiast. I thought I’d use my column this week to write a bit about my relationship with golf, because it seems to have become a thing. I always get asked about it in interviews.

In the column, Norris revealed who introduced him to the sport. “I probably have Carlos Sainz to thank for that. It was Carlos who introduced me to golf when we were teammates at McLaren in 2019.”

He further added that he would like some advice from Carlos Sainz and titled him the “best golfer among us F1 drivers.”

It’s been a fantastic season for the Mclaren driver. The difficulties of his teammate, Daniel Ricciardo, did not make Norris lose all hope on the track.

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Norris has been very fast this season. He finished 4 times without points. He even ended up landing a podium in Emilia-Romagna. It was surely one of the performances that earned him his 4-year contract extension earlier this year.

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“I grew up in this team and I’m part of this journey that we’re all on,” Norris said in February, showing his confidence in the team. “I want to keep trying to achieve this dream of ours and try to win races, and of course try to win championships.”

Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 12, 2021 McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrates his victory on the podium with McLaren’s Lando Norris and McLaren CEO Zak Brown REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini

Addressing the long-term deal and whether he can leave if McLaren doesn’t perform as well as hoped, he said: “It’s more for the solidarity of me and the team, the trust in both for the long term.

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Although he may not have the fastest car on the track, he surely has faith in his team. With four races remaining. Norris will do his best to help McLaren finish ahead of Alpine in the constructors’ championship.