Phelps Among Sports Greats Headed To Phoenix Golf Open

For a 3rd time, Olympic swimming idol Michael Phelps is set to play during a Phoenix Open golf contest kicking off in Scottsdale, Arizona during a finish of a month. As partial of a Annexus Pro-Am during a Waste Management Phoenix Open during TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course, Phelps is scheduled to seem among other sports greats NFL Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith and MLB Hall-of-Fame pitcher Greg Maddux.

The 23-time Olympic bullion medalist Phelps was a member of a luminary strait back in 2013, during his ‘The Haney Project With Hank Haney’ days, and also took partial in a tournament post-retirement last year.

According to a event’s site, a Waste Management Phoenix Open is a best-attended golf contest in a world, with final year’s contest carrying damaged 4 apart assemblage records. The PGA TOUR Record assemblage was among them, with 655,434 carrying sat in a stands.

The contest helps lift supports for The Thunderbirds, an classification directed during compelling a Valley of a Sun by sports. Last year The Thunderbirds lifted a record $10.1 million for charity.

Phelps is no foreigner to stepping adult in a golfing spotlight, as a GOAT sunk a longest putt ever televised during 159 feet while competing during 2012’s Dunhill Links Pro Am Championship.

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