Golf and the Olympics created a big discussion on the format of play at the Olympics. The format chosen is good-old 72 holes stroke play. For non-golfers the not the most exciting format to watch. If one would like to showcase golf and change the perception of it, the Olympics are the biggest opportunity for this. Here a format that creates the emotion of the Ryder Cup would be a logical one. But maybe this is not the intention of the ones that chose this format?