Golf should be an Olympic event
Call it the Mary Lou Retton bounce.
No, it's not a gymnastics routine
Bela Karolyi teaches, but a phenomenon from which golf could learn. When
NBC televised Carly Patterson's gold-medal effort for the United States
in the women's all-around gymnastics competition at the Athens Games,
nearly 32 million Americans tuned in to watch on delayed tape. Similar
exposure in 1984 when Retton was the last American to win the all-around
gold helped create the generation of American gymnasts we are ...
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