Thursday May 12th, 2016

Maggie Gray welcomes Jeff Ritter to the Gray Area Podcast to discuss his story A Beautiful Game: Golf and Life in Rio on the Eve of the Olympics.

In this episode, they discuss the challenges of making golf a successful Olympic sport, what went into building the Rio Olympic Golf Course and the protestors that fought against it, meeting an elite Brazilian golfer named Breno Domingos and much more.

Later, they discuss who the United States will send to the 2016 Rio Olympics and their chances at winning gold.

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