26 Feb '16, 11pm

Olympic golf course that welcomes the sport back to Rio Games will have a test event March 8

Olympic golf course that welcomes the sport back to Rio Games will have a test event March 8

SAO PAULO – The Olympic golf course that welcomes the sport back to the Games in Rio de Janeiro will have a test event for nine Brazilians in an exhibition that will be closed to the public. Rio 2016 organizers confirmed that the March 8 event will have no more than nine players – five men and four women – in a stroke-play format. Brazil has little tradition in golf, a sport that has not been part of the Olympic program since 1904. The top-ranked player among those invited is Alexandre Rocha, who is No. 588. Two other Brazilians ahead of him in the world rankings play on the European Tour (Adilson da Silva) and the PGA Tour (Lucas Lee). The best Brazilian female is Miriam Nagl at No. 482. The PGA Tour had tried to arrange for some of the world’s best to play in the exhibition and could not find anyone to go to Rio because of the schedule. A World Golf Championship in Miami...

Full article: http://golfcanada.ca/news/article/team-canada/rio-2016-go...

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