30 Jun '16, 6am

How Safe Is Rio?

“Yes, the situation in Rio has deteriorated in terms of the economy and the political situation since 2009 when golf was approved for the Games and it was selected as the host city,” say Ty Votaw, executive VP and chief marketing officer of the PGA Tour as well as vice president of the International Golf Federation, which oversees golf in the Olympics. “But as someone who has been down there at least a dozen times since January 2010, I can say I never felt unsafe and I can say that the golf venue is a beacon that probably will be one of he most iconic venues of these Games.”

Full article: http://www.golfdigest.com/story/olympic-golf-how-safe-is-rio

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