Press Accreditation For Golf Events At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Dear Media Member, The IGF would like to inform all written and photographic press wishing to apply for accreditation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to contact the National Olympic Committee (NOC) in the country in which their media organisation … 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

USA Holds Off Canada to Win 2014 World Amateur Team Championship

Denny McCarthy’s 8-under-par 64 and Bryson DeChambeau’s 9-foot birdie putt on the 18th green for a 71 clinched the Eisenhower Trophy for the USA, which staved off the charge of Canada to win the World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) for … 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

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

Grace Park Appointed As Athlete Role Model for Golf At The Youth Olympic Games

The International Golf Federation announced today that former LPGA Tour player Grace Park has been appointed as Athlete Role Model for golf when the sport makes its debut at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. The South Korean, … Continue reading

Clearing work underway at Rio 2016™ golf course site

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 19 March, 2012: Clearing work has started at the site of the Rio 2016™ Olympic Games golf course after the necessary permit for the removal of the non-native vegetation was issued by the city. The process … Continue reading

Mexico To Host World Amateur Team Championships In 2016

Antalya, Turkey (4 October) – Cancun, Mexico, has been selected as the site of the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships, the International Golf Federation (IGF) announced at its Biennial Meeting. The courses of El Camaleón Golf Club at the Fairmont … Continue reading

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