50 Days until Olympic Golf at Paris 2024 Tees off at Le Golf National

Qualification period ends Monday, 17 June, for the men’s competition and Monday, 24 June, for the women’s competition
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (Wednesday, 12 June 2024) – The men’s golf competition will commence at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games at the renowned Le Golf National in 50 days from today. This week marks the final event of the two-year qualifying period for the men – concluding on Monday, 17 June – while the women’s qualification period will conclude the following week on Monday, 24 June.
Following the publication of the final Olympic Golf Ranking on 18 June for the men and 25 June for the women, each National Olympic Committee (NOC) and National Federation (NF) will be informed of their allocated quota places obtained in accordance with the golf qualification system for Paris 2024 and will have until June 27 to officially confirm their athletes to the International Golf Federation for inclusion in the Olympic golf competition.
The men’s golf competition will be contested Thursday, 1 August through Sunday, 4 August, followed by the women’s competition, which will run Wednesday, 7 August through Saturday, 10 August. Paris 2024 marks the fifth time golf has been featured in the Olympic Games, and just the third time since 1904 after its return at Rio 2016.
Both the men’s and women’s fields for the Olympic Golf Competitions feature 60 players. The IGF uses the Official World Golf Ranking to create the Olympic Golf Rankings as a method of determining eligibility. The top 15 world-ranked players will be eligible for the Olympics, with a limit of four players from a given country. Beyond the top 15, players will be eligible based on the 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. For more information on the qualification process and to access the most updated Olympic Golf Rankings, please visit: https://www.igfgolf.org/olympic-golf-ranking/overview.

The competition consists of a 72-hole individual stroke play for both men and women, with four rounds scheduled over four consecutive days. Scores are cumulative from round to round. The player with the lowest aggregate score wins.

17 June – Olympic Golf Rankings finalised for the men’s golf competition
24 June – Olympic Golf Rankings finalised for the women’s golf competition
27 June – Deadline for NOCs and NFs to confirm their athletes to the IGF for inclusion in the Olympic golf competition
23 July – Olympic Torch visits Le Golf National
29 July – Groupings and tee times announced for the men’s golf competition
1-4 August – Men’s golf competition
5 August – Groupings and tee times announced for the women’s golf competition
7-10 August – Women’s golf competition

In the coming weeks, the International Golf Federation will host virtual press conferences with qualified athletes. To join the invite list for all upcoming virtual press conferences, please contact AllieLeClair@pgatourhq.com.

If you are interested in speaking with a past Olympian, Olympic hopeful or International Golf Federation Executive Director Antony Scanlon, please contact TadDickman@igfmail.org.

Le Golf National, one of the most prestigious golf venues in Europe, will host both competitions and is owned and managed by the French Golf Federation. Located in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Le Golf National has previously hosted major international competitions, most notably the 2018 Ryder Cup. The venue also serves as the permanent home for the annual FedEx Open de France event on the DP World Tour. Le Golf National opened in 1991 and was fully renovated in 2016. To access course imagery of Le Golf National, please click here.

Visit the newly renovated IGF website for more information about the upcoming Olympics: https://www.igfgolf.org/.

We encourage you to follow and interact with the Olympic Golf social channels, including today’s 50-day promotional video (https://x.com/OlympicGolf/status/1800900031618134353) featuring the past two men’s gold medalists, Xander Schauffele of Team USA and Justin Rose of Team Great Britain.

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