Watson: No golf in Olympics
Eight-time major winner Tom Watson says golf has no place at the Olympic Games. Watson said Tuesday that he doesn’t support golf’s return to the Olympics in 2016.
“I still think of Olympics as track and field and not golf to be honest with you,” he said. “I don’t want to pour cold water on it, but I don’t think it should be in the Olympic Games.”
Golf was played at the Olympics in Paris in 1900 and St. Louis in 1904.
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