Archive for 'Olympic Golf'

The Winner Hanse Golf Course Design

Posted on14. Apr, 2012 by .

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Tweet After months of waiting for on an answer on who was to design and build the first Olympic golf course in over 100 years, Hanse Golf Course Design is picked by the IOC comity. Hanse and LPGA star Amy Alcott will be teaming up for the 2016 Rio Olympic golf project. Alcott in her carrer has collected […]

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Barra Region to be Olympic Golf Site

Barra Region to be Olympic Golf Site

Posted on02. Sep, 2011 by .

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Tweet Peter Dawson head of the Royal & Ancient golf has announced that Riserva Uno site in Rio de Janeiro is to be the site where the Olympic golf will be played. It has also be said that there may be an addition of a team event to Olympic golf in 2016. Riserva Uno is […]

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Itanhangá Golf Club Making A Bid At 2016

Itanhangá Golf Club Making A Bid At 2016

Posted on08. May, 2011 by .

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Tweet Here on Olympic Golf News we are proud to provide information on the great game of golf joining the Olympics once again in 2016 Rio Games. With that here is one of the latest Press releases from one of the front running existing golf courses bid to host Olympic golf at Itanhangá Golf Club. […]

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The Olympic Golf Format: Stroke vs. Match Play?

The Olympic Golf Format: Stroke vs. Match Play?

Posted on06. Apr, 2010 by .

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Tweet The Olympic golf format that was agreed upon by the IOC in early October, 2009 stipulates that Olympic golf would be played as a 72-hole stroke-play tournament in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  It would be a limited field consisting of the top players in the world, combined with some […]

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Rio Golf Course Options

Rio Golf Course Options

Posted on07. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tweet The options for professional golf in Rio are as of now very few.  The course that will host golf in  the 2016 Olympics may not even exist yet.  The area of the southeast coast of Brazil has over 13 million people, but only has two full length 18 hole golf courses to its credit. […]

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Its Official Golf in The 2016 Games

Its Official Golf in The 2016 Games

Posted on10. Oct, 2009 by .

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Tweet Golf was reinstated in the Olympic games after a vote Friday October 10th by the International Olympic Committee.  Not since 1904 will a golf ball be hit as apart of the Olympics, golf is going to be back at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The format is going to be in a […]

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Olympics big Boost For Golf

Olympics big Boost For Golf

Posted on03. Sep, 2009 by .

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Tweet The decision by the International Olympic Committee executive board to add golf to the 2016 Summer Games could result in the most important grow-the-game program in the history of the sport. If the full IOC accepts the Aug. 13 recommendation of the 15-member committee when it votes Oct. 9 in Copenhagen the profile of […]

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