28 Dec '16, 7pm

My Year in Golf, 2016: Alistair Tait

My Year in Golf, 2016: Alistair Tait

As 2016 winds down, members of the Golfweek staff reflect on their year in golf. Up next: Alistair Tait. • • • It’s Aug. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Gary Player is sitting on a bench waiting for a shuttle bus to take him to the Olympic Village from the Olympic Golf Course. He’s chatting to Canadians Graham DeLaet and David Hearn, who are also waiting for the bus. It’s about 2 p.m. They’re the only three people in a dusty, empty parking lot outside the media center. To my right are two unfinished high-rise apartments. On my left is the Olympic practice ground. There’s no one on it. A voice in my head says: “This does not bode well.” Then the voice in my head says: “Gary Player, nine-time major winner, waiting for a shuttle bus?” I enter a virtually empty media center. There’s a makeshift feel to it. There’s no giant scoreboard. There are folding tables and chairs. A wh...

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