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Michael Strahan reveals new sporting adventure - and it's not what you'd think
Michael Strahan isn't one to let the competitive spirit die after years of competitive football, and he's taking his sporting talents to a whole other kind of game.MORE: Michael Strahan talks 'surviving' every day in heartbreaking confession about high schoolThe Good Morning America host shared on social media that he was joining a new tournament that would pit sports icons against each other for a round of golf.VIDEO: Michael Strahan makes surprising confession about his homeThe Icons Series tournaments will feature many sporting legends from around the world, spanning football, cricket, boxing, and more, who will be split into two teams led by a pair of pro golfers.Michael will be one of the players representing team USA and face off against those from the team ROTW (rest of the world) on 30 June and 1 July.MORE: Michael Strahan makes candid comment about parenting twin daughters"Can't wait to play in the @iconsseries at @libertynationalgc, we need all sports fans in New York and New Jersey to come and show us some support," he wrote alongside a poster for the game, even sharing with fans how they could purchase tickets.Several of his fans excitedly reacted, with one even calling him: "Magic Mike," and a few others reminiscing over his glory days in the NFL.A post shared by michaelstrahan (@michaelstrahan)Michael will be playing in the Icons Series gamesThe ABC host has always been a fan of golf and while he built his career as a pro football player, his passion for the art of putting always remained.He first started playing in 1996, stating to Golf: "I kept being asked to play and I didn't really want to, but I thought it might be a good way to meet people.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by Delaware Bay and the State of Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 8,882,190 residents as of 2019 and an area of 8,722.58 square miles, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states, with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.