Barra Region to be Olympic Golf Site

Barra Region to be Olympic Golf Site

Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by in Olympic Golf

Peter Dawson head of the Royal & Ancient golf has announced that Riserva Uno site in Rio de Janeiro is to be the site where the Olympic golf will be played. It has also be said that there may be an addition of a team event to Olympic golf in 2016. Riserva Uno is part of the Barra da Tijuca or as it is better known as just Barra is both a town and its main district in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Being located southwest of the city on the Atlantic ocean side. It is to host most of the venues for the 2016 Summer Olympic which will be the first games to be held in South America. Barra is also well-known for its beautiful beaches and is classified as one of the richest places in the country. Having a total of 27.3 km of ocean beaches, with it’s largest being Praia da Barra, which goes from the pier to the Pontal da Barra reserves.

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