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  1. Future of Olympic golf course in Rio unclear after hearing

    The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer -- both defendants in a lawsuit -- failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  2. Golf official worried by course construction delays in Rio de Jan...

    Construction on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro remains way behind schedule, putting in jeopardy a planned test tournament next year, according to the head of the International Golf 'Federation.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  3. Woods-designed course could be completed by 2009

    World No. 1 Tiger Woods, who launched his own design company last month, is to create his first course in Dubai.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2006
  4. Rio court asks for modifications, puts 2016 Olympic golf course i...

    Rio de Janeiro's Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  5. Olympic golf course progress 'reasonably good,' says PGA Tour com...

    PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says progress on the construction of the troubled course for golf's return to the Olympics at Rio in 2016 is "reasonably good" and he would travel to Brazil early next year to check on its progress.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  6. Architect -- 2016 Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro on pace f...

    Construction on the golf course to be used by the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is on pace for a test event about a year before the Summer Games, architect Gil Hanse said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  7. Rio confident golf course will be ready for 2016 despite holdups

    Construction of the Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro has yet to start because of a legal dispute over the ownership of the land on the proposed site.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  8. Judge won't block land for Olympic golf course

    Rio 2016 organizers won a legal dispute when a judge decided not to annul contracts and block construction on disputed land for the Olympic golf course.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  9. Judge asked to block land of 2016 Olympics golf course

    A judge has been asked to annul contracts and ban work on the land where the golf course will be built for the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  10. Land dispute in Rio threatens return of golf to Games

    A land dispute is threatening construction of the golf course for the 2016 Summer Games, when the sport is to be played at the Olympics for the first time since 1904.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  11. Construction of Tiger Woods' course in Dubai halted

    The developer of a Tiger Woods signature golf course in Dubai says the project has been suspended because of a drop in demand for luxury properties.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  12. Tiger Woods-designed The Cliffs at High Carolina course back on t...

    Construction on Tiger Woods' first American golf course, The Cliffs at High Carolina near Asheville, N.C., is back in full swing after developers agreed to reduce the planned impact the layout would have on area trout streams by almost half.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  13. European Tour chief has lofty expansion goals

    The head of the European Tour says there is great potential to expand into Eastern Europe, Asia and even South America as many countries step up their construction of world class courses.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  14. Tiger Woods says his Dubai course on hold

    Tiger Woods said on Friday that construction on Al Ruwaya Golf Course in Dubai is on hold because of the economic meltdown in the United Arab Emirates, pushing back the scheduled opening by at least six months.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  15. Explosion at Kiawah Island course clubhouse hurts four

    A gas explosion inside the kitchen of a golf course clubhouse injured four construction workers Friday, course officials said.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2007