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Henrik Stenson had the perfect response for why he's still committed to the Olympics

Mosquitos, the Zika virus . . . Henrik Stenson is tired of hearing about bugs. Think some insects will keep the Swede from competing in the first Olympic Games with golf as a sport in more than 100 years? Think again.

Given the growing group of players who will not head to Rio for the Olympics, Stenson gave the perfect response to why he's still planning on teeing it up.

Though golf superstars Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Hideki Matsuyama and others have declared they'll be skipping Rio -- most of them citing the dangers of the Zika virus -- Stenson's answer is a welcome, comical reprise from more bad news about golf and mosquitos.

For once, we can now smile after some Olympics news. Thanks, Henrik.