Olympic gold medallist Justin Rose has been named on the Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2017 after his success in Rio in August.
Rose is one of a number of Team GB Olympians who have been awarded the title of MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), for their triumphs in Rio de Janeiro during the summer.
“It’s a huge honour,” said Rose. “It’s not something that I think you would ever expect, but it’s something that I was hoping would happen after how everything went at the Olympics and being lucky enough to be so involved and win a gold medal.
“It’s just kind of capped the whole Olympic experience for me really. To have been able to achieve what I did, and then…