The thing is, it’s not like Ko isn’t extremely proud of winning the medal. On the contrary, she says it’s one of the biggest moments of her life. And that final round and the medal ceremony remains vivid in her memories.
There were plenty of unexpected developments during an exciting men's golf competition at the Tokyo Olympics, but a bronze medal being worth more than a gold one is probably a plot twist that not too many people saw coming.
As was the case with the men’s Olympic competition, International Golf Federation officials have appropriately given the honour of hitting the opening tee shot of the 2021 Olympic women’s golf tournament to a player from the host country.