Countdown to Paris 2024: Olympic Golf 100 Days Away

The countdown begins for the Olympic Golf events at the prestigious Le Golf National in Paris for Paris 2024, featuring top players and a challenging 72-hole format. Get ready to witness the world’s best golfers compete for victory on the grand Olympic stage.

The highly anticipated men’s golf competition at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics is just 100 days away, set to unfold at the renowned Le Golf National from August 1-4. This will be followed by the women’s event, taking place from August 7-10 at the same prestigious venue.

The return of golf to the Olympic Games marks the fifth time the sport has been featured, with the last two occurrences being at Rio 2016. The International Golf Federation’s Executive Director, Antony Scanlon, expressed his excitement, stating:

“We know Le Golf National will provide a challenging, dramatic test to the competitors, and I can’t wait to welcome these 120 athletes as they represent their nations on sport’s biggest stage while vying to be presented Olympic medals atop the podium.”

  • Both the men’s and women’s fields will consist of 60 players.
  • The top 15 world-ranked players are automatically eligible, subject to a maximum of four per country.
  • Beyond the top 15, eligibility will be determined by the Official World Golf Ranking.
  • A maximum of two players from countries without two or more players among the top 15 can participate.

The competition will feature a 72-hole individual stroke play format, with players competing over four consecutive days. The player with the lowest aggregate score will emerge victorious.

Le Golf National, a prestigious venue in Europe, has previously hosted major international events, including the 2018 Ryder Cup. The course, which opened in 1991 and underwent a full renovation in 2016, will serve as the permanent home for the annual Open de France on the DP World Tour.

As the world’s top golfers prepare to converge on Paris, the excitement and anticipation continue to build, with key dates leading up to the competitions, including:

  • Finalization of the Olympic Golf Rankings.
  • The torch visit to Le Golf National.

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