Garcia and Johnson give their backing to new Adidas Red Shoe campaign ahead of the Olympics


Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson played their part in a sensational stunt on the River Thames to celebrate golf's inclusion into the Olympic Games in 2016 and the new adidas Red Shoe campaign.

Just a few days before the start of this year's iconic sporting event, PGA Tour stars Garcia and Johnson attempted a nearest the pin challenge to a floating green in the middle of the River Thames.

Against the backdrop of the iconic Tower Bridge, the Ryder Cup stars hit balls from a barge to the specially-constructed floating green and were easy-to-spot with their core energy red crossflex golf shoes.

"To be in London ahead of the Olympics is a special experience for me," revealed Sergio, as the blazing July sun beat down on the players and numerous spectators.

"It's been great to soak up the atmosphere and I'm really excited about golf's return to the next Games. I'd love to be a part of it and represent my country," he added.

The nearest the pin challenge saw Garcia, Johnson - and TaylorMade-adidas CEO Mark King, raise £9,600 for charity after they hit the green eight times from a possible 15.