‘I had a few texts when I got back’: Michael Phelps detailed the thrilling part of being on the golf course in a 2019 interview

Most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps, shared his experience at Augusta National. Phelps, who loves golf outside of swimming, was very fond of a championship rule. The 2019 Augusta National took place from April 11-14. This was the 83rd edition of the masters tournament. Tiger Woods swept the championship with a great comeback and won his 5th green jacket and 15th major.

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Michael Phelps is a huge fan of professional golfer Tiger Woods. Phelps is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and has 28 total Olympic medals, including 23 gold medals. His love for swimming is unparalleled and he has always remained passionate about what he does. Phelp’s first experience at Augusta National was a good one, and it was one he will never forget in his lifetime.

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The chemistry between Michael Phelps and golf

Although he is the most renowned Olympian in the world, Michael Phelps respects certain rules of golf.

“I think that was probably the most exciting part of not having a phone. You know what I mean?” Phelps said. Interestingly, Augusta National has a lot of rules for its players and those who watch them. Among these was a rule that prohibited a golfer from carrying electronic devices, which also included cell phones.

“You can really appreciate where you are and see what you see, so I had a few texts when I got home,” Phelps said. The Baltimore Bullet mentioned how a phone can distract a gamer while playing any type of sport. The legendary Olympian, emphasized the enjoyment of the game aspect, without dealing with unwanted distractions. So, Phelps felt that text messages could be answered later, but enjoying the moment was most important.

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In the field according to rulescell phones can distract a player and can influence the way they play the sport.

Relationship between Phelps and Woods

Michael Phelps is a fan of Tiger Woods, and also someone who takes care of him a lot. The 2019 Augusta National gave Phelps a chance to meet Woods again while working his magic on the golf course.

Michael Phelps alongside Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods and Michael Phelps share a lot in common, despite playing different sports. As Woods made his return to the 2019 Augusta National, Woods and Phelps were focused on the court. Woods gave his best, which also earned him his championship title.

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Just by looking at them both, you can tell how focused they were on the pitch. Phelps and Woods have gone through similar issues in life, but have always maintained their passion for their careers. Both were champions in their respective sports. Meanwhile, do you also hate using cell phones while doing important work or playing sports?

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