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

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

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

SWING !

A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum’s Gallery from December 9th 2015 to January 31st, 2016. Free entrance. The exhibition SWING! Has teed off. After a 112-year absence, golf is returning to the Olympic programme in 2016 in Rio de … Continue reading

Swing! Everything you need to know about Golf

A MUST-SEE EXHIBITION IN THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM’S GALLERY FROM DECEMBER 9TH 2015 TO JANUARY 31ST, 2016. FREE ENTRANCE. After a 112-year absence, golf is returning to the Olympic programme in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro! To mark this event, The … Continue reading

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

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

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