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Top Female Golfers Remain Committed To Rio Games Even As Top Male Players Drop Out

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 16

While male golfers "drop like dominoes" out of the Rio Games, top LPGA players "remain committed to the cause," according to Beth Ann Nichols of GOLFWEEK. World No. 1 Lydia Ko said she has to "trust the experts" in handling concerns about the Zika virus. Ko, who will represent New Zealand, said, "It...

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