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KAWAGOE, Japan — Four feet between his golf ball and the cup was all that separated Xander Schauffele from an Olympic gold medal, and he couldn’t help but let his mind wander.

For Schauffele, it would be as special as a major, the championship titles that have eluded him far too many times, most recently at the Masters. It also would be a medal to share with his father, whose own Olympic aspirations ended in a horrific car accident that cost him his left eye.

Local student Muktika Kalagiri will offer Central Texans a taste of Indian culture when she performs a Rangapravesam dance 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St. in Temple.