Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham is a multi-faceted personality and golf is one of the important past-times of his post-cricketing career. The former England all-rounder was never on the slimmer side, but now fast approaching his 60th birthday, Sir Ian has ballooned in size.

Some may wonder how he is able to tee-off on the golf course with a huge, protruding belly. But the fact he is a good golfer who is seen not an unfamiliar sight in various golf courses around world, especially with the cricketing fraternity who have taken to the game quite passionately.

The above photo was clicked by Ian Walton for Getty Images when Sir Ian teed off during the Pro-Am ahead of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on May 20 in England. This championship is a star-studded charity event to raise cash for the Teenage Cancer Trust. Majority of the celebrities and stars across all sports actively participated for the social cause. Among other cricketers who were seen in action at the course were Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen and Shane Warne.