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IGF Press Releases

  • LAUSANNE, Switzerland (22 April 2022) - The International Golf Federation is one of 12 International Federations that has been presented the Carbon Action Award by the IOC for its carbon reduction plans for 2021. This is the third time the IGF has received this award, demonstrating the IGF's continued commitment as a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework which seeks global climate change.
  • LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (March 2, 2022) The IGF is saddened by the events in Ukraine and in unity with the Olympic Movement supports calls for peace. The IGF believes that sport can contribute to peace and that it unites athletes and countries through breaking down barriers and creating understanding amongst cultures.
  • LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (December 3, 2020) – The International Golf Federation Board convened a virtual meeting yesterday focused on long-term strategic planning and progress toward next summer’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Originally scheduled for the Olympic House in Lausanne but moved online due to the continued impact of COVID-19, the Board was addressed by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on the status of the Olympic movement and then followed by IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell, who provided updates and answered questions regarding preparations for Tokyo.
  • LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (October 23, 2020) – Due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IGF held its Biennial Meeting Tuesday in a “virtual” format. The meeting originally was scheduled to be held in Singapore during the 2020 World Amateur Team Championships.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of the 2020 WATC, the Biennial Meeting will be held virtually. To ensure its success and the smooth running of the Biennial Meeting, nominated NF representatives are requested to participate in a rehearsal on Friday 16 October 2020 at 12pm Central European Time that will by conducted by LUMI the company providing the technical support for the meeting.
  • (24 June 2020) The Ladies European Tour (LET) has launched a fresh logo, new website and tag line, #RaiseOurGame, capturing the ambition of the new LPGA-LET joint venture partnership and a shared desire to keep moving women’s golf forward. The brand refresh includes a short film created in-house, capturing the passion and potential of the LET players, celebrating their hard work, dedication and perseverance.
  • The Rio Olympic Golf Course has today been recognised for its commitment and contribution to the enhancement of the environment. Following three years of extensive reporting, monitoring, evaluation and site visits from an independent auditor, spanning the design, construction and grow in phases of the project, The Rio Olympic Golf Course has achieved GEO Certified® Development status.
  • Lausanne, Switzerland, 15 December 2010: The Board of the International Golf Federation has named Peter Dawson as IGF President and Ty Votaw as IGF Vice President. Both appointments are for two-year terms commencing on 1 January 2011.
  • 2 August 2010 – The International Golf Federation (IGF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Antony B Scanlon as its Executive Director. Scanlon, an Australian based in Lausanne, will take up his duties on 1 November 2010.
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