Sergio Garcia wore the colors of Spain and he spent Tuesday morning playing the Olympic Golf Course with his countryman Rafa Cabrera Bello looking every bit the team, but don't confuse the men's competition for a team event.
Instead, so much of the conversation has been the top players sitting out golf's return to the Olympics.
A corujas, a burrowing owl looks out from it burrow in a bunker on the ninth hole as practice continues for the men's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.
Golf is finally coming back to the Summer Olympics after 112 years.
Brazil's national security force officers aim their weapons during a police operation in search for criminals in Vila do Joao, part of the Mare complex of slums during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday.
"No matter what happens this week, it's the greatest week of my life", two-time major champion Martin Kaymer said.
It is hard to see him, but that is Bubba sitting behind the U.S men's basketball team watching Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky win medals.
Just the score is not what I wanted.
The biggest thrill for so many has been hanging around so many Olympians.
In more than two decades as a pro, Adilson da Silva never felt nerves like this on the first tee. You'd think that, since Zika is potentially more of a concern for women, the numbers would be reversed.
Notable for their absence: Jason Day (Australia), Jordan Spieth (United States), Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), Branden Grace (South Africa), Dustin Johnson (United States) and Adam Scott (Australia).
And NBC/Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo takes a long view about Rio's potential impact on the sport: "Seven years ago, I was one of the naysayers for golf in the Olympics". "The sad thing is, I shouldn't say this, but golf gets in the way".
The course designer, Gil Hanse, has said the lack of trees promote wind movement and if Rio has its typical windy August conditions the course will provide a really tough challenge. It also offers a three-hole finish that could leave the outcome in doubt until the last hole. A surprise victor from a developing golf nation like Li Haotong of China or Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand?
Rose begins his Olympic experience on Thursday, teeing off alongside Rickie Fowler and Jhonattan Vegas in the first round. A dominant performance like Stenson at Royal Troon?
One unknown remains the size of the gallery. The IGF said about 58 percent of the tickets have been sold, with Sunday a sellout of 12,000. And he had more than just the best players in mind when he created it. "I think the event is going to go off great - I think certainly there will be guys writing about it and thanks a lot to Rickie's help", he joked about his younger teammate Fowler, who has been the most patriotic US golfer and one of the most fervent supporters of the game at the Games.
He added that while he's excited to build relationships with other athletes, he's going to Rio for a win. Getting golf clubs required a little imagination. She was a 20-year-old newlywed who headed off to Prairie Dunes in Kansas in 1980 and won the first of three straight U.S. Women's Amateur titles.
On Wednesday night, Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura won the men's individual all around gold medal, adding to an unbelievable record that includes three world championship titles and gold at the 2012 London Olympics.
He said the customer will be given custom preferences and then sent to the customer as a kit so that it can be installed. Currently, solar panels look nearly exactly the same as when the first residential panels were introduced in 1978.
Tsuchida is a former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. He and his wife, Empress Michiko, frequently visit areas that have been hit by natural disasters to console victims.
In the women's all-around, Simone Biles is the favorite to win gold and Aly Raisman will be a medal contender. Engleder, a sport soldier and mother of a young son, had no idea how close it was at the end.
In Beijing - the first Olympics with Colangelo and Coach K in charge - the USA had five players with previous Olympic experience. While the U.S. is loaded All-NBA performers and All-Stars, it is short on worldwide experience after Anthony and Durant.
Pervez Masi, who was injured by pieces of flying glass, said the blast was so powerful that "we didn't know what had happened". Quetta and the rest of Baluchistan province, which borders Afghanistan and Iran, have always been plagued by insurgency.
"I said I could work with her eye to eye and face to face, and across the table when there was no staff or no press". She has promised more money for education, a higher federal minimum wage and increased support for small businesses.
So far, Trump has not addressed the Zika response in depth, though he told a Florida television station last week that Gov. Federal officials last week warned pregnant women to avoid the Miami neighborhood and a square-mile area around it.
King took umbrage at Efimova's finger wag during the semifinals and said she intended "to compete clean for the U.S". In the final, Silva beat Sumiya Dorjsuren of Mongolia after two days of disappointment on the mat for Brazil.
His first event was the Men's 100m freestyle relay where he won the first gold medal of the Summer Games. Phelps announced his retirement after the 2012 Olympics. "It's insane to think about", Phelps said.
But the local utility company, Georgia Power, was quick to fire back saying it was actually Delta's equipment that had failed. The company faced widespread cancellations and delays after a power failure knocked out its computer system about 2:30 a.m.
"Unbeatable", was Toto Wolff's simple description of Ham-ilton after the defending champion won the German Grand Prix. After that race, Hamilton trailed his Mercedes teammate by 43 points in the standings.
Wimbledon champion Murray, the second seed, clinched an eighth win in eight meetings against Serbia's Viktor Troicki, 6-3, 6-2. The top-ranked Djokovic was swept out of the singles tournament at the Olympics in the first round Sunday by the 2009 U.S.
Before the all-around and event finals later this week, I recommend reading Nancy Armours latest column about them in USA Today . Madison Kocian , the team's uneven bars specialist, shone on the second rotation, getting a stellar 15.933 for her performance.
The UNDP said it has removed more than one million tons of rubble as well as 2,761 unexploded munitions through the project. According to a ministry spokesman, the residents of Gaza Strip can not be provided with their needs without global support.
In another recent case, former Alabama receiver Chris Black transferred to Missouri as a graduate transfer last season. Earlier on Wednesday, LSU athletics director said the SEC's rule on graduate transfers "probably" should be examined.
It appears that prosecutors are considering the sentiments Copley expressed during his 911 calls as evidence of premeditation. The dispatcher asks who is outside his house, and the man says he doesn't know but there's a party at a nearby home.
Workers are demanding an increase of between 8.5 and 10 percent while Eskom is standing firm at a 7 precent increase. Eskom spokesman, Khulu Phasiwe reiterated Eskom's stance that all employees are prohibited by law from striking.
Ankara has repeatedly said the coup attempt was organized by followers of USA -based preacher Fetullah Gulen and FETO. Moscow's military support for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has been credited for helping to keep him in power.
Her rival said afterwards: "I'm just happy to be here - a week ago I didn't even know if I'd race, because I'm Russian". He also continued a streak of US dominance in the backstroke, which Americans have won in the past six summer Olympics.
Finnegan walked six (one intentionally) and struck out five. "That one was more important than a simple win". Molina started the inning with a leadoff single, but Tony Cingrani (2-4) retired the next two hitters.
O'Connor closed on Hosszu as they both approached the wall but the Hungarian held on to set a new Olympic record of 2:06.58. After she claimed her Olympic medal O'Connor said, "It is an absolutely awesome feeling".
Chancellor Katehi advised President Napolitano that there were "no issues" related to the employment of her family members. According to President Napolitano, University officials are now beginning a nationwide search for a new chancellor.
During the previous three months, the company finished the design of its new vehicle the Model 3, a stylish sedan. Teslas second-quarter loss grew almost 60 percent to $293 million as it delivered fewer vehicles than planned.
Andy Murray remains on course to defend his Olympic title after easing past Juan Monaco 6-3 6-1 in the second round in Rio. The top two seeded teams are from France: Caroline Garcia-Nicolas Mahut and Kristina Mladenovic-Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
Ticket-holders for tonight's game against the Yankees will receive a more proper bobblehead at a later date. The Boston Red Sox issued a statement Tuesday cancelling their promotional night at the ballpark.