Olympic golf gets huge TV viewership, draws Super Bowl-sized ratings in Sweden

Olympic golf has been a hit so far! More people watched the final round in Rio than the final round of the U.S. Open, British Open, and PGA Championship. Even Rory McIlroy ended up tuning in to watch!

 

Jason Day only watched one hole of Olympic golf

Rory McIlroy and Jason Day chose not to participate in Rio, but Rory did end up tuning in, even congratulating Justin Rose on his Olympic Gold after the fact. Jason Day, however, only watched the final hole of the men’s competition but did give a few words of encouragement on the return of golf to the Olympic stage.

 

Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Stays on Course

What was the life of the great golf legend Arnold Palmer like? Palmer, 86, takes Marc Myers of the Wall Street Journal on a walk down memory lane, reflecting on his early years as a boy living next to a Pennsylvania Country Club and all that followed thereafter.

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