Recently, USA Today online published an update on the golf course slated to host golf’s return to the 2016 Olympics after a 112-year absence. On October 6, members of the international media visited the site in Rio de Janeiro and were “surprised by how healthy, ready and green the course looked.” Designed by Gil Hanse and grown in by golf course superintendent Neil Cleverly, the course features Zeon Zoysia on the fairways, roughs and tees, with a dwarf paspalum on the greens and surrounds.
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