2016 Olympics golf officials are taking extra precautions to prevent golfers and spectators from contracting the zika virus disease in Brazil, because the golf competition will take place near standing water hazards, which are common breeding sites for mosquitoes, which transmit the virus. There are two manmade ponds on the
In 1950, 13 women founded the Ladies Professional Golf Association, or LPGA. As is often the case for female athletes, these women’s accomplishments have stayed out of the limelight. (Babe Zaharias in accompanying photo.) When Atlanta-based filmmaker Charlene Fisk discovered their story, she decided to make a documentary about these golfers.