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Search results for "Olympic golf in Japan"

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.

Feb 7th, 2017 Article

Host club for Japan Olympics fails to resolve women's issue

The Kasumigaseki Country Club, host golf club for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has failed to reach a decision about ending a ban on women as full members, with the head of its board of directors calling the situation "a nuisance."

Jan 4th, 2016 Article

The best reason we've seen yet for golf in the Olympics...

If like some of us on the GolfPunk team you're an '80's child (well one of us), you might remember the Sega and Nintendo console wars. Hell would have frozen over before you could ever imagine Mario and Sonic in the same game. Yet here we are in 2016, and not only are they in the same game, they're going to be playing golf together. Thank you Mario and Sonic at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games!

Sep 10th, 2018 Article

Rio’s Olympic golf arena open to locals and tourists

Imagine playing a football match at Maracanã? Or playing volleyball or basketball in the arena where Olympic champions disputed gold medals point by point. Sounds like a dream, right? But if golf is your sport of choice, playing a match with friends or even learning how to take your first shots in the same course as consecrated athletes is a reality within everyone’s reach.

Sep 16th, 2017 Article

Golf officially confirmed for 2024 Olympic Games

Back in June, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee recommended golf to be included in the 2024 Games, and on Friday the go-ahead was given at the 130th IOC session.

Jul 13th, 2016 Article

Charley Hull is youngest GB golf team member

At just 20-years old, Charley Hull will be the youngest member of the Great Britain golf team for the Rio Olympics, and will complete with Catriona Matthews for women’s Olympic Gold.

Oct 28th, 2019 Article

Manic Monday

It’s Manic Monday, so here is a very quick round up of all the results and stories from the weekend on the, PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA and Women’s European Tour.

Jan 16th, 2017 Article

Danny Willett joins DESCENTE

Masters champion Danny Willett has launched the new year by becoming a global brand ambassador for leading luxury sportswear company DESCENTE.