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News & Tours

USGA, R&A to join forces for new amateur championship in Latin America

By Jaime DiazFollowing the model of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which was started in 2009 to grow the game on the world's largest continent, the Masters Tournament, the R&A and the USGA have joined forces to...
Tuesday, 1/21/2014 at 9:23AM
Golf Tours & News

Fighting Olympic Delays in Rio

Golf returns to the Summer Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Contributing Editor Geoff Shackelford reports on the construction progress of the Gil Hanse-designed track.
February 2014
Magazines / #Reaction

Varied reaction to Rory McIlroy's comments about his Olympics decision

By Stephen Hennessey As Golf World Executive Editor Ron Sirak summed up in a column on Tuesday, Rory McIlroy is bound to upset one group of people, after being quoted in a recent interview saying...
Wednesday, 9/12/2012 at 5:18PM
Golf In The Olympics

Golf's Olympic History

With the 2012 London Games upon us, and golf set to return in Rio in 2016, we take a look back at the sport's sometimes dubious history at the Olympics.
July 2012
Golf Tours & News

Shackelford: Designs On Rio

As the committee selecting the architect(s) for the 2016 Olympic Course readies to take bids, the process should be more transparent
September 12, 2011
News & Tours

Faldo bolsters his Olympic design idea, brings in Fazio

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Nick Faldo has been working it hard this week at Atlanta Athletic Club, and not just as a broadcaster for CBS. The six-time major champion continues to pursue his concept of...
Friday, 8/12/2011 at 6:30PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Nicklaus and Sorenstam Want to Design Olympic Course

Before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro can host the first golf competition in the games in 112 years, the Brazilian capital needs to build a golf course. And Jack Nicklaus knows just...
Tuesday, 6/8/2010 at 8:37PM
Golf Tours & News

Golf Returning To The Olympics

A 72-hole stroke-play event for men and women is planned for the 2016 and 2020 games after sport is voted in.
Golf Tours & News

Sirak: Let The Games Begin

By being included in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, golf is a big winner.
News & Tours

Now that the "where" part is out of the way

So Rio de Janeiro gets the 2016 Olympic Games. What does that mean for the chances of golf being approved for the '16 Games when the International Olympic Committee votes in Copenhagen Oct. 9? Most...
Friday, 10/2/2009 at 4:04PM
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