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'16 Games choice may not be Rory's

Updated: April 23, 2013, 9:12 PM ET
Associated Press

CRAIL, Scotland -- Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson is looking into regulations that could keep Rory McIlroy from choosing which team he represents in the 2016 Olympics.

McIlroy is from Northern Ireland, and he has been caught in a tough spot politically whether to play for Ireland or the United Kingdom when golf returns to the Olympic program in Rio for the first time since 1904.

Dawson said Tuesday there might be precedence based on the teams he played for in previous ...

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