WATCH: Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston deadlifts nearly 500 (!) pounds

By Joe Boozell
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He's known as “Beef” for a reason, folks. Andrew Johnston’s performance unit posted a video of the European Tour pro deadlifting 220 kilograms – about 485 pounds – on Wednesday, and it’s a sight to behold.

Take a look:


@beefgolf with a new deadlift PB 220kg ! #youcantgowronggettingstrong

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Beef is one of the more fun-loving players on the Tour, but his workouts are no joke. He’s notched three top-12 finishes in his last three outings, and his power game is a major reason why.

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