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Search results for "Women's 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.

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!

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.

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.    

Apr 30th, 2018 Article


With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect platform for clubs to get more women golfing.

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."

Aug 19th, 2016 Article

First Olympic women's hole in one

China's Lin Xiyu hit a hole-in-one on the par-three eighth during the third round of the women's golf competition at the Rio Olympics.  Here's a video of Lin's historic ace - the first ever in women's Olympic golf.