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Playing Golf in Rio de Janeiro

By Rob Sawers, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It’s official: golf will be played for the first time since 1904 in the Summer Olympics, right here in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. The 2009 decision from the International Olympic Commission (IOC) came much to the delight of golf fans around the world. While the current options for golf courses are limited, Rio’s two eighteen-hole courses are top-rate and have unforgettable views of the Cidade Maravilhosa's famous morros (hills).


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