FN Pick: Teeing Off for Rio

With all eyes on London, Adidas is already teeing up for Brazil.

Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson

Photo By Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

With the London Olympics already under way, one sport remains noticeably absent: golf. But that will change for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, when golf returns to the event for the first time in more than a century. To celebrate its comeback, last Monday Olympic sponsor Adidas pulled off a publicity stunt of sorts. Company-endorsed athletes, such as Dustin Johnson, drove golf balls onto a makeshift green floating on the Thames River at Tower Bridge.

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