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Nov 22nd, 2015 Article

Olympic Golf Venue Completed

Olympic officials have announced that the Gil Hanse-designed golf course that will be used for next year’s Games is “100 percent complete.”

Jul 12th, 2016 Article

Rory can’t be bothered to watch Olympic Golf

Rory has given golf in the Olympics another good kicking this afternoon, as he has told a press conference at the Open that he won’t even be bothered to watch the Olympic golf.

Jan 24th, 2017 Article

More Olympic golf controversy

There’s more Olympic golf controversy as a Japanese non–profit group has demanded the golf tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be moved from the Kasumigaseki Country Club, which does not accept women as full members.

Jan 28th, 2017 Article

IOC calls for change at Olympic golf venue

The International Olympic Committee has officially requested the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games organizers to address the issue of Kasumigaseki Country Club, the scheduled Olympic golf venue that does not extend full memberships to women.

Nov 26th, 2016 Article

A team event for Olympic golf?

Rumours are rife that the International Golf Federation is about to submit a bid to include a team competition in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Mar 10th, 2016 Article

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!

Dec 1st, 2016 Article

What's the future for the Olympic golf course?

As we reported earlier in the week the Olympic golf course has been practically deserted, and there are problems with the operator. So what is the future for the course?

Aug 17th, 2016 Article

Olympic golf a TV hit

The Olympic golf was a hit on TV worldwide. In the USA, where the last 90 minutes of the event were broadcast by both NBC and The Golf Channel, an average of 8.8 million watched over that period.    

Aug 10th, 2016 Article

Marcus Fraser leads the Olympic golf

Australia’s Marcus Fraser was the surprise leader on day one of the Olympic golf, when he shot an eight under 63. But Stenson is lurking.