Olympic Golf  A Big SuccessBut  By ED TRAVIS  Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation?  There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

Olympic Golf – A Big Success…But By ED TRAVIS Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could.

At a party for the Olympic and Paralympic teams of Great Britain, Middleton was arresting in this custom embroidered Alice by Temperley number.   - MarieClaire.com

Kate Middleton Wore a Millennial Pink Floor-Length Ball Gown During Her Visit in Norway

Kate Middleton, Alice Temperley dress, Royal Reception for Team GB at Buckingham Palace, 23 October 2012

Great Britain's Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland

Great Britain's Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland - Olympics Day 8

Justin Rose of Great Britain shakes hands with second placed Henrik Stenson of Sweden after the the Men's golf competition...

Justin Rose of Great Britain shakes hands with second placed Henrik Stenson of Sweden after the the Men's golf competition.

Great Britain men's Olympic hockey team 119 days to go until Baku 2015!

Great Britain men's Olympic hockey team 119 days to go until Baku

Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular  for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair.  Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices.  Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…

Airlines criticised over payouts for damaged wheelchairs Britain’s equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular – for their treatment of disabled customers.

Justin Rose of Great Britain takes the gold (centre) stands alongside silver medallist Henrik Stenson of Sweden (left) and bronze medallist Matt Kuchar of the USA.  First time golf was an event in the Olympics since 1904.

Rose wins gold at Rio 2016 golf as Brit edges out Stenson

Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro celebrates after competing in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park.  Team GB ended in gold medal position.

Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro celebrates after competing in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. Team GB ended in gold medal position.

July 6, 1887: Charlotte “Lottie” Dod, fifteen, becomes the youngest-ever winner of a Wimbledon singles championship. A phenomenal all-around athlete, she will win Wimbledon four more times, win the 1904 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship, and take home a silver medal in archery at the 1908 London Olympics. She also plays for Britain’s national field hockey team in 1899.

July 6, 1887: Charlotte “Lottie” Dod, fifteen, becomes the youngest-ever winner of a Wimbledon singles championship. A phenomenal all-around athlete, she will win Wimbledon four more times, win the 1904 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship, and take home a silver medal in archery at the 1908 London Olympics. She also plays for Britain’s national field hockey team in 1899.

Sports: Great Britain Takes Gold in Mens Golf

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Rafa Cabrera Bello extended his lead to three strokes at the Hong Kong Open on Friday after a

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Greg Norman, Australian golfer, and his wife Kirsten Kutner (L) watch the men's singles Tennis match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games in Wimbledon

Great Britain's showjumping team of Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Pete Charles receive gold medals on August 6 2012 at the London Olympic Games

GB win Olympic gold in team showjumping thriller with Dutch Great Britain overcame the Netherlands in a dramatic jump-off to clinch a first equestrian showjumping team gold for 60 years.

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