These high-level pro athletes love golf. Here’s why

Ever wonder how the skills of other major sports translate to golf? Michael Phelps, JR Smith, John Smoltz, Harry Kane, Ash Barty, Reggie Bush, Marshall Faulk, and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez explain the intricacies to GOLF’s Claire Rogers and Darren Riehl.

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Connor Federico is a video producer and editor at As a Long Island native, he shares a love for golf with his father, brother, and friends, but a passion for visual storytelling all his own. If you have comments about his work, or know about something you think the golf world needs to see, you can contact him at