CHASKA, Minn. – Officials announced Thursday that golf cleared its first Olympic hurdle, earning the nod from the 15-member executive board to become part of the 2016 Games.
The final vote will be held Oct. 9, but the board's recommendation is normally followed by the full committee.
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