Golf Returns to Olympics with One Superpower

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy wouldn’t make the British Olympic team.

Back in 1904, the last time there was an Olympic golf tournament, 74 out of 77 players were from the U.S. Since then both the Olympics and golf have grown, but if the sport returned to the Games today—the IOC will vote Friday whether to reintroduce golf in 2016—the U.S. team would still dominate the men’s tournament in numbers and stature.

Read the rest of my WSJ piece rating the nations in Olympic golf.


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