When golf returns to the Olympics in 2016 -- for the first time in 112 years -- it will do so having overcome many obstacles in an effort to grow the game of golf worldwide, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
With Olympics on the brain for many sports fans, just what will the competition look like when golf returns to the Games for the first time since 1904? ESPN.com's Bob Harig examines many of the issues.
Rory McIlroy told a U.K. newspaper that he considers himself more British than Irish, leading to speculation that he will choose Great Britain over Ireland when golf returns to the Olympic Games in 2016.
At the start of the final round, Webb Simpson wasn't the name on many people's minds as the next U.S. Open champion. But after Sunday's play, his was the name engraved on the trophy, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
SAN FRANCISCO -- At one point in his round, Padraig Harrington was 1-under par and on the leaderboard. And then things got interesting -- in a bad way for the three-time major champion. He made a double bogey at the par-5 16th, another double bogey...