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Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years: Bring your short game, warns course chief

Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years: Bring your short game, warns course chief

March 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 29 — After months of legal wrangles sparked by green protests over the choice of a nature reserve to host the return of golf to the Olympics after 112 years, Rio Games golfers can now plot how to deal with a tough course. Rio already has two private courses, neither deemed suitable for the Games by the world golf authorities, which is why Rio opted to find 60 million reais (RM68 million) of private cash to build a controversial though spectacular course at Barra... Read more

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