What happened at the 2016 Olympic men’s Olympic golf competition?
His final-round 63 pushed him to 13 under, three shots behind Rose. As for the other three Americans, Bubba Watson tied for 8th, Patrick Reed tied for 11th and Rickie Fowler finished 37th after a Sunday 74. See the full scores for the 2016 Men’s Olympic Golf competition below.
Why is golf in the Olympics?
The Olympic Games is the pinnacle for any athlete, with individuals putting their bodies through hours and hours of training with the aim to win one of the three medals on offer. Golf is no exception and, after a 112-year absence, it returned at the Rio Olympics in 2016. RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU…
Who won the Olympic gold medal in the golf tournament?
Justin Rose celebrates winning the Olympic gold medal with a birdie on the 72nd hole. Golf fans were treated to a head-to-head battle for the gold medal on Sunday, with Justin Rose of Great Britain coming out on top by two shots to win the gold in golf’s return to the Olympics.
Will golf return to the Olympics in Rio 2016?
The president of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, said: "As [the 2016 Games] marks the return of golf to the Olympic Games after over a century of absence, this course represents the beginning of a new chapter in the history of the sport.