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Rio Olympics 2016 women's golf tee times: Groupings for rounds 1 and 2

Lydia Ko-Anna Nordqvist-Charley Hull anchor opening groups as the women take the field Wednesday for week 2 of Olympic golf in Rio. Lydia Ko headlines a talent-rich field of 60 women players who hope to offer as scintillating a finish...Show More Summary

Even Tiger Woods’ agent says the Olympic golf experience was 'exciting as it gets'

"As exciting as it gets" is how Tiger Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg characterized watching clients Justin Rose and Matt Kuchar receive Olympic medals. Tiger Woods’ agent has shared more than a few glorious victories with his client, but...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods, Olympic golf wannabes congratulate Rio medal winners

Tiger Woods says he’s "thrilled" for Olympic medal winners. Rory McIlroy may not have been tuned in, but Tiger Woods and other PGA Tour stars liked what they saw when Justin Rose earned the gold medal on Sunday. Indeed, Woods, a proponent...Show More Summary

Olympic golf 2016 results: Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose may save the weekend in Rio

The Olympic golf competition hit a lull on Friday in Rio. We need some fireworks from this 60-man field on the weekend. When the homestanding Adilson da Silva hit the first Olympics golf shot in 112 years on Thursday morning, it was the type of cool, awesome, almost tearjerking moment Olympic golf promised. Show More Summary

Justin Rose rolls in the first hole-in-one in Olympics history

Justin Rose's caddie said not to go right at the flag. Rose didn't listen and put it right in the hole for the first ace at the Olympics. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width:...Show More Summary

Olympic golf 2016 results: Henrik Stenson's hot streak continues in Rio

The first round in of Olympics golf in more than a century is in the books, and the hottest player in the world is back near the top of the leaderboard. The first round of Olympic golf in more than 100 years is now in the books and we're off to a solid start in Rio. Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler and Team USA open Olympics golf event with an ugly round 1

Matt Kuchar is now Team USA’s best chance to take home a medal from the 2016 Olympic games. Before the Olympic golf competition kicked off on Thursday, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson were listed by the oddsmakers (both 12/1, according to Golfodds.com) to finish just shy of winning a golf medal in Rio. Show More Summary

Jack Nicklaus backs off criticism of Rory McIlroy, other top Olympic golf no-shows

Jack Nicklaus was once critical of the top four male golfers skipping the Olympics but he has since had a change of heart, admitting that as a player, he "wasn’t into growing [the game of golf] either." When Jack Nicklaus was rolling...Show More Summary

Rio’s Olympic golf course is overrun by wild animals

The giant rodents roaming Rio's Olympic Golf Course are harmless. Repeat, harmless. You’ve heard all about the behemoth rodents stalking the fairways and waterways at the Rio Olympic golf course. here's a capybara just chilling in the...Show More Summary

The world's best golfers won't be in Rio, so golf may go the way of Olympic soccer

Olympic golf could wind up launching a new star, or it could be completely overlooked. When golf returns to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years on Thursday, the majority of the world's elite players won't return with it. The...Show More Summary

Bubba Watson says he'll lay up on Olympics 18th hole to take home a bronze medal

What!? Did you hear the one about Bubba Watson claiming he would lay up rather than go for the green in two on the 571-yard, par-5 18th hole if the Olympics bronze medal were at stake? No, really. One of the biggest bombers on the PGA...Show More Summary

Will someone please tell Matt Kuchar about Olympic golf playoffs?

Matt Kuchar learned just last week that the format for the Rio Olympics will be the same old 72 holes of individual stroke play he grinds out almost every week on the PGA Tour. Kooch, however, may not be the only golfer — male or female...Show More Summary

Emiliano Grillo says he may miss Olympics golf event after airline loses his clubs

Find Grillo's clubs! Emiliano Grillo is one of the top young stars on the PGA Tour. The Argentinian is from that heralded 2011 high school class that has already put up a handful of Tour wins and includes Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas, among others. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed synchronize their Olympic golf games at Travelers

It’s a good thing Bubba Watson and Patrick Reed enjoy each other’s company so much because they get to spend a whole lot more time together in Rio after playing four rounds at the Travelers. If Bubba Watson and Patrick Reed were notShow More Summary

Jim Furyk shoots first round of 58 in PGA Tour history

A flaming hot start to Furyk's video-game round helped him shatter the record of 59 he tied three years ago at the BMW Championship. Jim Furyk had already reached the hallowed number once. His 59 at the 2013 BMW Championship made him...Show More Summary

Travelers Championship 2016 live stream: How to watch online, TV coverage schedule

How to watch the Olympics appetizer from Hartford. While the Olympics have started for everyone else, the golf world is still focused on Hartford and the annual Travelers Championship. The men's golf competition in Rio does not start until Thursday, running on the normal Tour schedule of a four-day stroke play event from Thursday through Sunday. Show More Summary

Nike’s exit from golf gear may be good news for Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have been the iconic faces of Nike Golf and as the two formerly top-ranked players decide which clubs to put in their bags, the change may benefit both No. 4 and No. 647. Nike’s decision to ditch its golf...Show More Summary

Golfer immediately offers handshake after getting rocked in a fight he started

Went out to my favorite course with Kevin on my last day in CO and witnessed some absolutely ridiculous #fightclub on the 18th hole after someone hit right into the group on the green. Who says white ppl don't brawl? #golffight #denver...Show More Summary

Matt Kuchar, Olympic golfer, had no idea Olympic golf was an individual competition

Golf’s return to the Olympics continues to be a rollicking trash fire. If you didn’t think the Olympic men’s golf competition set to get underway next week in Rio couldn’t become any more of a hilarious, rollicking trash fire -- well,...Show More Summary

2016 Ryder Cup points standings: Team USA roster takes shape after the PGA

PGA Championship winner Jimmy Walker likely locked in his Ryder Cup return, but could his 2014 partner Rickie Fowler be heading to Rio on shaky ground? While part of the golf world turns its eye to the Olympics next week, the majority...Show More Summary

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