Golf's Return to the Global Stage

Olympics 2024: Golf’s Return to the Global Stage

Golf’s Return to the Global Stage: As the world eagerly anticipates the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, one sport will be making a triumphant return to the global stage after a lengthy hiatus: golf. Since its last appearance in the Olympics over a century ago, golf enthusiasts and athletes alike have eagerly awaited its comeback, which finally materialized at the 2016 Rio Games. Now, with the stage set at Le Golf National, the excitement surrounding golf’s inclusion in the Olympics has reached new heights.


What are the dates for the golf events at the 2024 Olympic Games?

Answer: The men’s Olympic golf event will take place from August 1-4, while the women’s tournament will be staged from August 7-10.

Where will the Olympic golf events be held in 2024?

Answer: Both the men’s and women’s Olympic golf events will be held at Le Golf National, located in Guyancourt on the outskirts of Paris, France.

How many athletes will compete in the golf competition at the 2024 Olympics?

Answer: A total of 120 athletes will compete in the golf competition at the 2024 Olympics, with 60 athletes participating in each of the men’s and women’s events.

What is the format for the golf events at the 2024 Olympic Games?

Answer: The golf events at the 2024 Olympics will follow a 72-hole strokeplay competition format across four days for both the men’s and women’s events. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.

How do players qualify for the golf events at the 2024 Olympics?

Answer: Players qualify for the golf events at the 2024 Olympics based on the official International Golf Federation (IGF) world ranking list published on specific dates for men and women. The top 15 players automatically qualify, with a maximum of four per National Olympic Committee (NOC). Beyond the top 15, players are eligible based on world rankings, with a maximum of two eligible players from each country that does not already have two or more players among the top 15.

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OGR RankOWGR RankPlayerNationality
11Scottie SchefflerUnited States
22Rory McIlroyIreland
33Jon RahmSpain
44Wyndham ClarkUnited States
55Xander SchauffeleUnited States
66Viktor HovlandNorway
77Patrick CantlayUnited States
89Ludvig AbergSweden
910Matt FitzpatrickUnited Kingdom
1012Hideki MatsuyamaJapan
1113Tommy FleetwoodUnited Kingdom
1221Jason DayAustralia
1323Tom KimSouth Korea
1424Nick TaylorCanada
1525Matthieu PavonFrance
1629Sepp StrakaAustria
1732Min Woo LeeAustralia
1836Shane LowryIreland
1938Nicolai HøjgaardDenmark
2039Emiliano GrilloArgentina
2141Im Sung-jaeSouth Korea
2242Stephan JaegerGermany
2346Adam HadwinCanada
2454Ryan FoxNew Zealand
2556Christiaan BezuidenhoutSouth Africa
2657Adrian MeronkPoland
2763Erik van RooyenSouth Africa
2865Alex NorenSweden
2966Thomas DetryBelgium
3072Thorbjørn OlesenDenmark
3179Nakajima KeitaJapan
3284Sami ValimakiFinland
3391Victor PerezFrance
3493Joaquín NiemannChile
3598Alejandro TostiArgentina
36108David PuigSpain
37109Yu Chun-An (Kevin Yu)Chinese Taipei
38122Yannik PaulGermany
39130Yuan Yechun (Carl Yuan)China
40131Pan Cheng-Tsung (C.T. Pan)Chinese Taipei
41134Joost LuitenNetherlands
42165Camilo VillegasColombia
43169Daniel HillierNew Zealand
44173Matteo ManasseroItaly
45175Mito PereiraChile
46189Shubshankar SharmaIndia
47196Adrien Dumont de ChassartBelgium
48202Gavin GreenMalaysia
49213Abraham AncerMexico
50216Darius van DrielNetherlands
51222Carlos OrtizMexico
52234Gaganjeet BhullarIndia
53248Guido MigliozziItaly
54254Kiradech AphibarnratThailand
55264Phachara KhongwatmaiThailand
56272Fabrizio ZanottiParaguay
57292Rafael CamposPuerto Rico
58298Dou ZechengChina
59318Nico EchevarríaColombia
60354Kalle SamoojaFinland

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