Golfer Sergio Garcia excited for opportunity to compete in Olympics

Playing at the games will be a "dream come true"

LAST UPDATED: 11 Aug, 2016 @ 17:08
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SERGIO Garcia has described the Rio Olympic golf course as a ‘real test’.Garcia(1)

The 36-year-old Spanish hopeful also said playing at the games will be a ‘dream come true’.

“Ever since I was young, I’ve loved watching the Olympic Games, but I never imagined I would one day be a part of it, he said.

“Especially because golf has not been included in over 100 years. But now it’s back and just being there will be a dream come true.”

The PGA and European Tour player hopes the sport’s return to the games will help it grow around the world.

“This will be a rare but significant opportunity to showcase our sport and show how enjoyable and exciting it is.

“It’s truly a great moment to share and grow the game.”

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