IOC extends partnership with Visa to 2032
group on eight under par.
“Overall, it wasn’t a bad round,” she said. “Those miscues stuck in my mind for a bit, but I was able to pick up a handful of birdies as well.”
Ariya bogeyed two of the first four holes but stormed back with six birdies on the back nine for a round of 67 at the par-72 course.
“I didn’t watch the leaderboard because after my front nine, I didn’t care about the lead,” she said, according to Yonhap news agency. “I just played golf.” Visa Inc has extended its sponsorship deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to 2032, it announced in Beijing on Friday.
Visa Inc became one of the founding members of the IOC’s Worldwide TOP Partner Program in 1986, the top sponsorship deal under the IOC.
The company currently promotes using wearable devices to make payments, instead traditionally using credit cards.
The IOC now has 13 top sponsors, including China’s Alibaba Inc.