Schedule & Results: Catch Up

(Local) / 03:30 PM 20 Aug (Rio)
Women's Individual Stroke Play Gold Medal Play-off

(Local) / 03:20 PM 20 Aug (Rio)
Women's Individual Stroke Play Silver Medal Play-off

(Local) / 03:10 PM 20 Aug (Rio)
Women's Individual Stroke Play Bronze Medal Play-off

(Local) / 07:00 AM 20 Aug (Rio)
Women's Individual Stroke Play Round 4

67 (7th)

70 (22nd)

Inbee Park (KOR)
Lydia Ko (NZL)
Shanshan Feng (CHN)

(Local) / 07:30 AM 19 Aug (Rio)
Women's Individual Stroke Play Round 3

66 (2nd)

73 (23rd)

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Stunning setting a fitting home for golf’s Olympic return

After more than a century’s absence golf will return to Olympic competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Set on the iconic Rio coastline, the world’s best golfers will finally get another chance to win world sport’s most prestigious prize – an Olympic gold medal. Australia’s golfing stars will be the first representatives to wear the green and gold in Olympic competition and will be confident of making the Rio 2016 tournament one to remember.

Men to watch: Scott Hend (42) or Marcus Fraser (37) will be the first Australian to tee off when the men's tournament starts on Day 6 of the Games (August 11). 60 players will look to tame the new course in the 72-hole stroke play format that should suit the Australian style of play. Hend will celebrate his 43rd Birthday during the final round at Rio.

Women to watch: Minjee Lee (20), who won her second LPGA Tour tournament in April in just her second year as a professional, is ranked No. 41 in the world rankings. Su Oh (20) has made a big impact on the LPGA Tour with a second and eigth-place finish in the past couple of months.

Lee and Oh were part of the Australian team that won the World Amateur Championships in 2014. The 60 women will tee off on Day 12 of the Games (August 17) to start their 72-hole competition.

Qualification, Nomination & Selection

The top-15 athletes on the men’s and women’s Olympic Golf Rankings as of Monday, 11 July 2016 will qualify with no more than four athletes allowed per country. Athletes will then be selected from 16th place onwards up to a maximum of two athletes per country, for those countries who have not already qualified two or more athletes within the top 15, up until 59 athletes have qualified.

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Nomination to the AOC

Following the confirmation of quota spots to Australian athletes from the International Golf Federation, Golf Australia (GA) will nominate these athletes to the AOC for selection.

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Selection by the AOC

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Key dates

  • 11 July 2016 - World Rankings - the 60 qualifying players in each of the men's and women's events finalised

Competition Format & Events

Olympic competition will feature a 72-hole stroke play golf tournament. Each player will shoot four rounds of 18 holes with the lowest score winning the gold medal. If any of the top three players are tied, a three-hole playoff will determine the medal winners.  

Australia and Olympic Golf

With Golf having only been on the Olympic program twice, Australia are yet to have a representative in the sport at the Games. Golf made its debut at the 1900 Paris Olympic Games before again being a part of the 1904 St Louis Olympic Games. The United States were the only nation to have representatives at both Games while athletes from France (1900), Great Britain (1900), Greece (1900) and Canada (1904) appeared on one occasion.   

Did you know

  • Henri Chandler Egan is the only golfer to have won two golf Olympic medals. The USA golfer finished with the silver in the individual event while also being a part of the gold medal winning team at the 1904 St Louis Olympic Games.  

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#OneTeam 27 August 2016

Take a look back at the Rio 2016 campaign through the lens of the team hashtag #OneTeam


Golf Wrap: Olympic golf experience way above par 24 August 2016 (AEDT)

Golf returned to the Olympics for the first time in over a century and, as far as the Australian contingent was concerned, it was well worth the wait.


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Aussie duo fall short in bid for golf medal 21 August 2016 (AEDT)

Minjee Lee and Su Oh have narrowly missed out on Australia’s first Olympic medal in golf.


Day 15 Preview 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

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Day 14 Review 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

All the results from Day 14 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games


Oh and Lee keep Aussie golf hopes alive 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

A gutsy - and gusty - 66 keeps Su Oh in contention


Day 14 Preview 19 August 2016 (AEDT)

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Minjee Lee fires 67 to stay in the hunt 19 August 2016

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Lee fires 67 to stay in medal contention 19 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australian Minjee Lee has kept herself in the hunt for an Olympic medal with an impressive four under par in the second round in Rio today.


Daily Preview - Day 13 18 August 2016 (AEDT)

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Late birdie blitz lifts Lee's medal hopes 18 August 2016 (AEDT)

Three birdies on the last four holes from Minjee Lee has lifted the Australian to within four shots of the lead after Day 1 of the women’s Olympic golf tournament in Rio this afternoon.


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Jump, dunk, pedal, paddle, sail - Day 12 preview 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Another sailing medal imminent as basketballers shoot for semis.


Lee and Oh look to Fraser for inspiration 17 August 2016 (AEDT)

Minjee Lee and Su Oh to tee off in Rio.


Two blokes from the bush go to the olympics... 16 August 2016

It's sounds like the start of a bad joke but for Marcus Fraser and his childhood friend and caddie, Jason Wallis, Rio 2016 has been a dream come true.


Day 9 review - Determined Aussies have mixed day in Rio 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

There were strong individual performances for the Aussies on the track, diving in the pool and on the golf greens, but unfortunately it was not quite enough for a podium finish.


Marcus makes his mark in Rio 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

What’s not to like about the Olympics for Marcus Fraser?


High five for Fraser's Rio run 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

His putter went cold but Marcus Fraser, buoyed by support from his wife in the gallery and his best mate as caddy, battled on gamely to finish fifth as golf made a return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years.