Olympic Golf has been re-introduced after a period of 112 years.
India is sending a squad of 3 consisting of Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia. With many golfers absent due to the Zika scare, India can hope to achieve a medal from this event also.
About the golf course at Rio : ‘ Monkeys and rodents and birds, oh my! Golfers won’t be the only guests at Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic course for the 2016 Summer Games. The Gil Hanse-designed track has provided extra green space for a variety of native Brazilian furry friends, including owls, monkeys, sloths, crocodiles and more. Oh, and capybaras. According to The National Post, you can expect to see a lot of them over the course of the Olympics, as golf course grass is a favorite midnight snack of the oversized rodent.”