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Why Didn’t They Include Golf When The Olympic Games Began In 776 BC?

Surprising even himself, Larry Canning has become an expert on the Olympic Games. Even the golf bit of it.

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Inbee Park gives an Olympic masterclass as Aussies inspired to fight on

KOREA’S Inbee Park didn’t seem like she could miss a putt on her way to an historic five stroke victory at the Rio Olympics but the Aussie pair of Minjee Lee and Su Oh were far from disgraced.

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Minjee Lee and Su Oh still in the Rio golf mix

THREE birdies in her final four holes saw Australia’s Minjee Lee remain in touch with the leaders after the first round of the Rio Olympics Women’s Golf.

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Rio Olympics: Women’s Golf: TV Times, Tee Times, Leaderboard

TIME for the world’s top women golfers to take centre stage at the Rio Olympics with their four round individual strokeplay event teeing off on Wednesday evening.

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Justin Rose now an Olympic Gold Medalist

MARCUS FRASER unfortunately didn’t keep his winning form going but England’s Justin Rose was certainly ecstatic in being golf’s first Olympic Gold Medalist in more than a century.

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As golf returns to Olympics, Marcus Fraser grabs 1st Round lead

ON the momentous day when golf was reunited with the Olympic movement after a 112-year absence, Australian Marcus Fraser emerged from a latter-day band of Olympic brothers with the lowest score of a thrilling opening day’s play in Rio de Janeiro.

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Rio Olympics Golf: Leaderboard, TV Times, Tee Times, Preview Video

GOLF is back in the Olympics for the first time since 1904 with the men’s event teeing off on Thursday evening (AEST) and the women from Wednesday the 17th.

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Australia’s Rio Olympic Golf Team Locked In

IT HAS BEEN 112 years since golfers played at the Olympic Games and when the sport makes its return at the Rio 2016 Games, the four Australians selected this week will become the country’s first Olympians in the sport.

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Jason Day out of Rio Olympics but bound for OZ in November

WORLD number one Jason Day has confirmed his withdrawal from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio but has committed to at least two events in the upcoming Aussie summer of golf.

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Rory McIlroy pulls out of Rio Olympics with Jason Day also casting doubt

RORY MCILROY announced this week he is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics over fears surrounding the Zika virus while Australia’s Jason Day has suggested he is yet to make a final decision.

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