Competition Format

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Individual event

  • 54-hole individual competition. Each player plays against every other player in stroke play. The competition consists of players completing each hole on the course, over three rounds and, after each round, returning a signed score card with a gross score for each hole.
  • The player who has the lowest cumulative score for the three rounds is the winner.
  • A seeded draw will apply for round 3, with the leading players teeing off last.

Team event

  • 54-hole mixed gender team competition. Teams are made up of one male and one female player from the same NOC. They will be grouped with a different team each day except for the seeded draw for round 3. The competition consists of teams completing each hole on the course, over three rounds and, after each round, returning a signed score card with a gross score for each hole. The team competition to be all stroke play as follows:
      • First round: foursome
      • Second round: four-ball
      • Third round: men’s and women’s individual scores count
      • The gross scores for all three rounds (four x 18 hole scores) will be combined to form the team score. The team that has the lowest cumulative score for the three rounds is the winner
      • A seeded draw will apply for round 3 with the leading players teeing off last

The Golf Competition will be held from Tuesday 19 August to Thursday 21st (Individual) and Sunday 24th to Tuesday 26 August (Team) at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club, China.

The maximum number of players who may compete in the Golf competition is 64 as agreed by the International Golf Federation (IGF) and the IOC.

 

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