IGF Statement on Graeme McDowell’s unavailability for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

We recognise the unique circumstances for Graeme and his family and, while we are disappointed that he is not available for the Olympic Games, we sympathise with his position. There are many considerations for players but those who compete will have the opportunity to be part of a truly global celebration of sport.”

 

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 About the International Golf Federation:
The IGF was founded in 1958 to encourage the international development of the game and to employ golf as a vehicle to foster friendship and sportsmanship. The IGF is comprised of  146 National Federation Members in 141 countries and 22 Professional Members. The IGF serves as the International Olympic Committee’s recognized International Federation for golf.
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INTERNATIONAL GOLF FEDERATION
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E-mail: mediarelations@igfmail.org

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