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Gil Hanse to design 2016 Rio course

Updated: March 7, 2012, 8:33 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- American architect Gil Hanse will design the 2016 Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro, winning the selection Wednesday over Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player.

Hanse will team with Hall of Fame player Amy Alcott to build the first Olympic golf course since the sport was dropped after the 1904 St. Louis Games. Organizers picked Hanse Golf Design over seven other finalists.

"I'm still a little bit stunned by the whole thing," Hanse told The Associated Press by ...

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