30 Jun '16, 7pm

Van Cynical Mailbag: Is Olympic Golf Already a Total Goner?

AKRON, Ohio – Lots of questions about Olympic golf to cover, so let’s get right into the Van Cynical Mailbag. Van Cynical, No surprise there that Jason Day is out [of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio]. Shane Lowry is out. Is Rickie Fowler next? Crime, corruption, disease, safety concerns, etc? No thank you.—John Hobbins via Twitter I think a number of players are one bit of bad news from bailing, too. As dangerous as Zika is, Hobbitt Master, it may be only the third or fourth biggest reason to not go to Rio. Hey Van Cynical, I shot a 72 on Sunday. Can I be in the Olympics?—Rick Fisher via Twitter No, Fisheye. I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t pass the drug test if you shot 72. Hey Van Slicely, The men look utterly selfish and foolish.—Brian Rosenwald via Twitter I disagree, Rosebud. This is simply putting family ahead of golf. The Zika threat may or may not be small, but it’s real...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/golf-plus/van-cynical-mailbag-olympic...

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