Golf was featured in the Summer Olympic Games official programme in 1900 and 1904. At the IOC session in Copenhagen in October 2009, the IOC decided to reinstate this event for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Will golf be in the 2021 Olympics?
The wait is over: The 2021 Olympic men’s golf tournament tees off Wednesday night from Kasumigaseki Country Club in Japan, with a field of 60 golfers from around the globe vying for Olympic gold in a 72-hole tournament over four days. The women’s tournament takes place the following week.
Who is the top 10 golfers in the world?
Men’s World Golf Rankings: Top 10
- World No 1: Jon Rahm.
- World No 2: Dustin Johnson.
- World No 3: Collin Morikawa.
- World No 4: Xander Schauffele.
- World No 5: Justin Thomas.
- World No 6: Bryson DeChambeau.
- World No 7: Louis Oosthuizen.
- World No 8: Brooks Koepka.
How many sports are in Olympics?
Around 11,000 athletes have made their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to compete in over 339 different events from 41 different sports.
What sports are not in the Olympics?
Olympic competitions in sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing will be held again at the next Summer Games. Karate, baseball and softball will not be included in the 2024 Olympics.