Rio de Janeiro course will be ready
BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Construction on the golf course to be used by the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is on pace for a test event about a year before the Summer Games, architect Gil Hanse said on Thursday.
Hanse said the original plans were to have the course ready by 2014, giving organizers a two-year cushion before the start of the Olympics. Legal fights over the property delayed the start of work, but Hanse said construction is expected to be done by the first half of 2014 and the course ...
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