Ex-Super Eagles star Osaze Odemwingie is set to take up another career in golf following his enrolment in the Professional Golf Association (PGA) program.
Osaze, a former Lille, West Brom, QPR, and Locomotiv Moscow star retired from football in April 2019 aged 38.
But the player who had taken part in the sports as a form of recreation wants to play it professionally.
The former player took to his Twitter handle to announce that he has started his PGA training program so he can play the game professionally.
— Peter Odemwingie (@OdemwingieP) October 30, 2019
According to Express and Star, Osaze will work with a West Brom supporter and teaching professional Jak Hamblett in his quest to become a professional golfer.
While speaking on the former Super Eagles star’s move, Hamblett said he (Osaze) turned to golf to give back to the local community.
“I have known Peter for a couple of years now,” he said. I’ve always had a knack for the short game, I played a bunker shot in a pro-am with Pete and he said: ‘You have to teach me how to do that’.
“The rest, as they say, is history. He had a couple of lessons, got more and more interested in the coaching side of the game and now he wants to go professional.
“He wants to learn how to be a PGA coach and has chosen me to be his mentor which is remarkable really.”
He featured 63 times for the Super Eagles and scored 10 times.