Rio 2016 Olympic Golf Misses on Top Ranked Players

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amidst the final ranking of golfers to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympics, the first return of the sport in 112 years, organizers were pleased to announce 120 names (sixty men and sixty women) from forty different countries included in the tournament. Unfortunately the top four ranked in the sport have declined to come, citing the Zika virus scare and lack of importance in the sport's calendar.

Bubba Watson, Danny Willett, Rickie Fowler and Lydia Ko among 120 names on final ranking list for sport's return to the Games . . .

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