Olympic Golf  A Big SuccessBut  By ED TRAVIS  Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation?  There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

Olympic Golf A Big SuccessBut By ED TRAVIS Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation? There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics:     Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics: Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Justin Rose wins golf gold for Great Britain ahead of Henrik Stenson and Matt…

Justin Rose wins golf gold for Great Britain ahead of Henrik Stenson and Matt…

Justin Rose celebrates after securing Olympic gold in the men’s golf tournament.

Justin Rose wins gold in Olympic golf for Great Britain at Rio 2016

Justin Rose celebrates after securing Olympic gold in the men’s golf tournament.

Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular  for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair.  Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices.  Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…

Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair. Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices. Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…

Justin Rose of Great Britain shakes hands with second placed Henrik Stenson of Sweden after the the Men's golf competition...

Justin Rose of Great Britain shakes hands with second placed Henrik Stenson of Sweden after the the Men's golf competition...

Danny Willett of Great Britain, left, talks with Bubba

Best images from Aug. 11 at the Rio Olympics

Justin Rose held his nerve to capture the first Olympic golf gold since 1904.

Golf: Justin Rose takes gold in Rio

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