Triple major winner Padraig Harrington has attracted a new gay following.

The Dubliner, 36, was amazed to read an internet blog describing him as "gorgeous".

Harrington said: "You start reading and it is talking about me and Retief (Goosen) and our amazing back muscles.

"It is only when you keep on reading that your discover that it is a gay blog."

On, Jim Allen wrote: "Finally, Padraig’s tee-time was near; I made my way down to where the players enter the tee area. Yeah, Padraig Harrington is totally gorgeous; it was nice to get confirmation of that."