Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 9/10/14
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As hard as it might be to believe, Michael Phelps admitted being more nervous teeing off at TPC Scottsdale's legendary 16th hole Wednesday than he ever was in a pool at the Olympics. "Not a shot," Phelps said of his mind-set on the 16th tee box, shortly after finishing his round in the Waste Management Phoenix Open's Annexus Pro-Am. "Literally as soon as we walked out on the 16th, I could feel my heartbeat firing through my shirt. I thought my heart was going to pop out of my chest. "My club was like shaking as I'm over the ball. I had to pretty much try to swing the club as fast as I could." Nerves got the better of 18-time gold medalist Wednesday, but with his swim career now over Phelps plans to devote plenty of time trying to dominate on the golf course as he did in the pool. Phelps, who signed a deal this week with Ping to provide his clubs, admitted to a rough day on the course Wednesday playing alongside Masters champion Bubba Watson. "I don't know...
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