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2016 Summer Olympics Tiger Woods

Golf, rugby approved

13 Aug, 2009

A international committee approves golf and rugby sevens for possible inclusion in the 2016 games out of a list of seven sports, rejecting baseball, softball, and three others. The board submits the approved choices for ratification by the 106-member IOC in Copenhagen. Women’s boxing is also given final approval in the 2012 games. Woods supports golf’s ratification:

Golf is a truly global sport and it should have been in the Olympics a while ago. If it does get in, it would be great for golf and some of the other small countries that are now emerging in golf.