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June 02, 2017
Golfweek: IOC Executive Board Approves Golf for 2024 Olympics
The experiment of golf in the Olympics has worked well enough it appears, as the International Olympic Committee’s executive board has approved the sport being part of the 2024 Games.
The board announced Friday that all 28 sports from the 2016 Olympics program will be part of the 2024 proceedings. That of course includes men’s and women’s golf, which made a return to the Olympics last summer in Rio de Janeiro after a 112-year absence from the Games.
The sport had been guaranteed spots in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics (in Tokyo) upon its return. But anything thereafter was not guaranteed.
By November, a report surfaced that golf getting extended in the Olympics through 2024 at least was very likely.
Now, the executive board has made it be.
Full story: Golfweek.com.