Like many normal people, retirement has given Michael Phelps a lot more time for golf. Phelps was this season’s featured golfer on The Haney Project. The show, which airs on the Golf Chanel, pairs Phelps with professional golf coach Hank Haney who has coached such PGA stars as Tiger Woods. The season has concluded and Phelps improved leaps and bounds on the links. It was a unique look at Michael Phelps the athlete and the person.
In this episode of Open Turn, Garrett McCaffrey talks about the show with Masters World Record Holder and overall swim enthusiast David Guthrie. They discuss what they learned about Phelps, what surprised them, why the show worked, and which other swim stars would be good on a reality show.