Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending May 1

The Men Things are hotting up in Chile for Aguilar It was a significant week for the South Americans on the Road to Rio, as it seemed that the golfers representing Chile and Venezuela were determined not to miss out … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week ending April 24

The Men Marc Leishman of Australia and South African Jaco Van Zyl have both been propelled into the reckoning for places in the Olympic Games golf competition in Rio de Janeiro. With Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel asking … Continue reading

IGF STATEMENT REGARDING THE WITHDRAWAL OF PLAYERS FROM OLYMPIC CONSIDERATION

Peter Dawson, President of the International Golf Federation said: “The IGF understands the challenges players face in terms of scheduling this summer and it is regrettable to see a few leading players withdraw from this year’s Games. “The Olympics is … Continue reading

The eyes of Golf turn to Rio at La Reserva de Sotogrande

Sergio García: “It is a big honour to represent Spain at the Olympics and I want to live that experience fully.” José Mari Olazábal: “The Olympic games will be a historic turning point for golf. Manuel Piñero: “Seve is our … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GOLFER ADAM SCOTT ANNOUNCES THAT HE IS UNAVAILABLE FOR SELECTION FOR THE AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC GOLF TEAM IN 2016

World number 7 and US PGA Tour FedEx Cup leader Adam Scott today announced that he is unavailable for selection for the Australian Olympic Golf Team in 2016. The IGF is disappointed with Adam Scott’s decision to make himself un-available … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending April 17

  The Men: Amazing Grace! South African Branden Grace fired a final round 66 for a two shot victory over British pair, Luke Donald and Russell Knox to record his first win on the PGA Tour. A profilic winner around … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending April 10

The Men Danny is the daddy                 Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion, not only consolidated his position in the field for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but for the first … Continue reading

U.S. GOLD MEDALISTS FRANKLIN AND VONN GET BEHIND OLYMPIC GOLF

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (March 29, 2016) – With little more than four months until the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, United States Olympic gold medalists Missy Franklin and Lindsey Vonn have thrown their weight behind golf’s inclusion in … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending April 3

The Women                   Ko is a real knockout Lydia Ko consolidated her lofty position as No.1 on the Olympic Rankings after capturing the first women’s major championship of the 2016 season, the … Continue reading

Gold medalists at Rio 2016 to earn exemptions into golf’s major championships

The winners of the men’s and women’s gold medals in golf at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will earn exempt status into golf’s major championships. The men’s winner will secure an invite to the Masters Tournament, the US Open, The … Continue reading

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