One Year – Ready to Go

Today marks one year to go until the 2016 Rio Olympic Games kicks off. On this occasion, we caught up with the IOC President, Thomas Bach, to hear his views about golf’s return in the Olympic Programme in 2016!

Rio StreetGolf programme launches in Rio de Janeiro

A new golf Olympic golf legacy programme designed to make golf more accessible in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil launched in May 2015 at the Maracanã Stadium. Supported by The R&A, the Golf Foundation and the Rio Golf Federation, Rio StreetGolf … Continue reading

All Systems Go for Golf’s Return to the Olympic Games

Several prominent figures behind golf’s eagerly-awaited return to the Olympic Games joined forces with Major Champions, Graeme McDowell and Suzann Pettersen in Florida, in providing an upbeat assessment of the state of play with only 19 months left until the first tee … Continue reading

Sweden win gold after dramatic play-off in mixed team event at Youth Olympic Games

Sweden won the Gold Medal after a dramatic play-off victory over Korea in today’s final round of the Mixed Team event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics at Zhongshan International Golf Club. There was also a play-off for the Bronze Medal … Continue reading

LPGA Star Grace Park Praises Golf’s Cultural And Sports Initiatives at Youth Olympic Olympic Games

Grace Park, the International Golf Federation’s Athlete Role Model, has praised Golf’s cultural and sports initiative programme having spent a week in Nanjing at the Youth Olympic Games. Park, a Major Champion and six-time winner on the LPGA Tour, spent … Continue reading

DENMARK ACE HELPS THEM TO A TWO SHOT LEAD IN MIXED TEAM EVENT AT YOUTH OLYMPICS

Denmark carded a seven-under-par 65, that included a hole-in-one, to take a two shot lead over Korea after the second round of the Mixed Team event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics at Zhongshan International Golf Club today. John Paul Pultz … Continue reading

KOREA SHOOT 61 TO LEAD ITALIANS IN MIXED TEAM EVENT AT YOUTH OLYMPICS

Lee Soyoung and Youm Eun Ho shot a spectacular 11-under-par in the Mixed Team event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics today to take a one shot lead over Italy. The first round was played in the fourball better-ball format and the … Continue reading

Paratore Shoots 66 To Win Gold At Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Italy’s Renato Paratore overturned a three shot deficit at the start of the day, moving from fifth to first, to win Gold in the Men’s Individual Stroke Play Golf Competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. The young Italian … Continue reading

Korea’s Lee Soyoung Wins Gold At Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Lee Soyoung played a near perfect final round to claim the Gold Medal in the Women’s Individual Stroke Play competition at the Youth Olympic Games at Zhongshan International Golf Club today. With no bogies and seven birdies the 17-year-old Korean … Continue reading

HOVLAND TAKES ONE SHOT LEAD IN MEN’S INDIVIDUAL AT YOUTH OLYMPICS

Viktor Hovland from Oslo, Norway shot a second round 68 to lead the field by one going into the final round of the Men’s Individual Stroke Play at the Youth Olympic Games. The 16-year-old’s only bogey came on the first, … Continue reading

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