Medical Landscape Rio 2016


IGF Medical Committee

The IGF, through the IGF Medical Committee, is committed to ensure that the sport of golf is practised without danger to the health of the athletes and with respect for fair play and sports ethics. To that end, it fosters those measures necessary to protect the health of participants and to minimise the risks of physical injury and psychological harm. It also promotes measures that will protect athletes in their relationships with physicians and other health care providers. The Committee has responsibility for athlete’s health in accordance with the IGF’s obligations to the Olympic Movement Medical Code. The duties of the IGF Medical Committee fall into the broad areas of healthcare, education and research.

View the IGF Medical Committee members.

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