Paige Spiranac makes offer after Paul Azinger’s surprising NBC golf exit

Paige Spiranace: Influencer, podcast host and potential golf analyst?

Well, she isn’t opposed to the idea, saying as much Sunday after NBC Sports and its lead golf analyst, Paul Azinger, parted ways after five years.

In response to a post on X that conveyed the news about Azinger, Spiranac wrote: “Fine, I’ll step in.”

The message appeared to make the rounds on the platform, as a golf fan pressed Spiranac, 30, about the replacement buzz the following day.

“@PaigeSpiranac there’s a rumor you’ll be replacing Paul Azinger on the NBC Golf broadcasts. Can you confirm? If it’s just a rumor then we need to create a campaign to get you that job!” the X user wrote Monday.

Spiranac expressed flattery over the suggestion.

Paige Spiranac offered to step in following Paul Azinger’s exit from NBC Sports.
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Paul Azinger during the NBC Golf Channel broadcast of The Players Championship in March 2023.

“I’m a woman of the people. And the people want me to replace Paul Azinger. You can’t deny I’d bring two big attributes to the table. My personality and golf knowledge of course,” she posted.

The Azinger-NBC Sports shakeup was first reported by the Associated Press and confirmed Sunday by Golf Digest.

Azinger’s contract was not renewed, according to Golf Digest, in a move that “caught Azinger by surprise,” sources alleged to the outlet.

Paige Spiranac boasts nearly four million followers on Instagram.
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NBC later thanked Azinger, 63, for his contributions over the past five years.

“His insights, his work ethic and relationships in the golf industry are well known, and we appreciate what he brought to our team. We wish Paul the best in his future endeavors,” the network said in a statement.

Though it remains to be seen where the new year takes Spiranac, she has previously showcased her broadcasting chops.

Paige Spiranac previously showcased her on-air chops earlier this year.
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This past February, Spiranac served as a Super Bowl correspondent for “Inside Edition.”

“It was interesting because I have never done that before, and I had no training there, but they were so great and they helped me along, every single step,” Spiranac told The Post in March.

That said, digital content is what Spiranac “enjoy[s] most.”

“I think my heart lies with digital content and that’s what I think I do best and what I enjoy most,” Spiranac said at the time.

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