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Spieth Pulls Out Of Olympics, Matt Kuchar Now In View More
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Spieth Pulls Out Of Olympics, Matt Kuchar Now In

Adding to the ever-growing list of names forgoing Olympic participation, world No. 3 Jordan Spieth has decided to skip the Summer Games. According to Ty Votaw of the International Golf Federation, Spieth cited health concerns as the reason he will not travel to Brasil. His announcement now means that the current top four players…

Testing 1-2-3 For Olympic Golf View More
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Testing 1-2-3 For Olympic Golf

Golf’s impending return to the Olympics became a little more real on Tuesday when the new Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro hosted a test event featuring nine Brazilian golfers. The five men and four women, none of them household names, competed in the no-purse, 18-hole exhibition after all…