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Michael Phelps to play in nationally televised celebrity golf tournament

Michael Phelps to play in nationally televised celebrity golf tournament

Baltimore’s homegrown all-time Olympic hero was willing to serve his golf apprenticeship in front of a cable television audience as part of the Golf Channel series “The Haney Project.” Now, Michael Phelps is ready to take his new avocation to another level.

Phelps has signed on to play in front of a national broadcast television audience in the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship next month at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. His commitment to play in the event was confirmed Tuesday morning by a tournament official and acknowledged on a conference call involving swing coach Hank Haney later in the day, but the official announcement will not be made...

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