Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/D3 Rio 2016/Golf’ Category

Rory McIlroy opts out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling to take."

Graham DeLaet pushing for spot at Rio Olympics

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

If Canada's Olympic golf roster was set today, Graham DeLaet would be going to Rio 2016. But over the past number of weeks, his physical and mental health has been cause for concern.

Is Brooke Henderson Canada’s top female athlete?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

After adding her first victory in a major tournament to her growing list of accomplishments, 18-year-old Brooke Henderson has already taken her place among Canada's best female athletes.

Brooke Henderson has her Mike Weir moment

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Brooke Henderson's victory at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship — the first win by a Canadian woman in a golf major in nearly half a century — bore a striking resemblance to Mike Weir's historic title at the 2003 Masters.