''Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf'' Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf  It was the tournament that the world's top players turned their backs on -- but golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence could prove to be one of the highlights of the Rio 2016 Games.  Great Britain's Justin Rose on Sunday edged Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a thrilling finale to card a final-round 67 and finish two shots clear of his Ryder Cup partner. They…

''Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf'' Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf It was the tournament that the world's top players turned their backs on -- but golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence could prove to be one of the highlights of the Rio 2016 Games. Great Britain's Justin Rose on Sunday edged Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a thrilling finale to card a final-round 67 and finish two shots clear of his Ryder Cup partner. They…

The Ryder Cup Championship trophy. A regular international golf championship takes place between the USA and Great Britain golf teams.

The Ryder Cup Championship trophy. A regular international golf championship takes place between the USA and Great Britain golf teams.

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics:     Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics: Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Danny Willett of Great Britain, left, talks with Bubba

Best images from Aug. 11 at the Rio Olympics

About New York: Wear Orange Campaign Enlists Youth Basketball Players to Spread Message on Gun Violence

About New York: Wear Orange Campaign Enlists Youth Basketball Players to Spread Message on Gun Violence

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...

7 Sep 1935: Golfing Whitcombe brothers, all members of Britain's Ryder Cup Team, at the Leatherhead Golf Club. (These gentlemen are not characters in the Agatha Christie novel, just an example of men's golfing attire in the 1930s.)

7 Sep 1935: Golfing Whitcombe brothers, all members of Britain's Ryder Cup Team, at the Leatherhead Golf Club. (These gentlemen are not characters in the Agatha Christie novel, just an example of men's golfing attire in the 1930s.)

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