Successful Referees School in Rio

The old was introduced to the new in Rio de Janeiro recently when the first Tournament Administration and Referee School (TARS) was staged in the Brazilian city which will host golf’s return to the Olympic Games in August. One of … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending May 15

The Men Another significant day for unstoppable Jason Australia’s Jason Day consolidated his grip on the No.1 spot in the Olympic Golf Rankings following his four stroke victory over Kevin Chappell of the US in The Players’ Championship at Sawgrass, … Continue reading

Olympic Movers and Shakers – Week Ending May 8

Just three months ahead of the moment when the men and women professional golfers share the biggest stage of them all in Rio, the European Tour and the Ladies European Tour discovered the delights of competing at the same location … Continue reading

RARE OLYMPIC GOLF MEDALS TO BE DISPLAYED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN A CENTURY 

It is now less than 100 days until golf celebrates its eagerly-awaited Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro but, astonishingly, it has required in excess of 100 years for prized medals from the last Olympic competition to surface. With an … Continue reading

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

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