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Golf and the Olympics

When golf was announced as one of the newest additions it was a great coup for the sport, a chance to spread the sport to parts of the world which only the Olympics can touch, something which is hugely vital for a sport which is too often considered to be for the wealthy and white.  1,451 more words

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2016 British Open Field: McIlroy, Spieth Headline Qualifiers at Troon

By Brendan Porath The field for the 145th Open Championship is now set, with the last four players completing the 156-man group for Royal Troon. The final four punched their ticket via the Scottish Open on Sunday afternoon. 55 more words

2016 British Open Field: McIlroy, Spieth Headline Qualifiers at Troon

By Brendan Porath The field for the 145th Open Championship is now set, with the last four players completing the 156-man group for Royal Troon. The final four punched their ticket via the Scottish Open on Sunday afternoon. 47 more words

2016 British Open Field: McIlroy, Spieth Headline Qualifiers at Troon

By Brendan Porath The field for the 145th Open Championship is now set, with the last four players completing the 156-man group for Royal Troon. The final four punched their ticket via the Scottish Open on Sunday afternoon. 56 more words

Criticism of Rory McIlroy for his Olympic withdrawal is brutally unfair

It’s been a frustrating couple of months for Rory McIlroy. Scratch that. It’s been a frustrating couple of years for Rory McIlroy. The 27-year-old golfing superstar just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to pleasing his home fans, and this has never been more obvious than it’s been over the course of […]

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Criticism of Rory McIlroy for his Olympic withdrawal is brutally unfair

It’s been a frustrating couple of months for Rory McIlroy. Scratch that. It’s been a frustrating couple of years for Rory McIlroy. The 27-year-old golfing superstar just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to pleasing his home fans, and this has never been more obvious than it’s been over the course of the last two months. 759 more words

Golf

Golfer McIlroy pulls out of Rio over Zika fears

London:

Northern Ireland‘s four-times major winner Rory McIlroy has decided to pull out of the historic golf tournament at the Rio Olympic Games in August because of health fears over the Zika virus. 790 more words

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