Olympics: Britain's Rose Wins First Golf Gold In 112 Years

Olympics: Britain's Rose wins first golf gold in 112 years

RIO DE JANEIRO,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Augst,2016) - Britain's Justin Rose outdueled Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a tension-packed final-round thriller Sunday to win the first Olympic golf gold medal in 112 years at the Rio Games men's tournament.

Rose sank an 18-inch birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to complete a four-under par 67 and finish 72 holes on 16-under 268. Stenson closed with a bogey to take the silver on 270, one stroke ahead of US bronze medalist Matt Kuchar.