Who played golf in the 2016 Olympics?

Men’s golf at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Golf Course
Dates 11–14 August 2016
Competitors 60 from 34 nations
Winning score 268 (−16)

Who was on the 2016 Olympic golf team?

First Olympic golf ranking unveiled. The rankings show which men and women are on pace to qualify for the 60-player fields at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Top 5 qualifiers
1 1 BUBBA WATSON
2 2 HENRIK STENSON
3 3 RICKIE FOWLER
4 4 DANNY WILLETT

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.

Is golf an Olympic sport 2016?

At the 121st IOC session in the beautiful Danish city, golf was finally reinstated to the Summer Olympics, initially for Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and Tokyo in 2020. The inaugural golf tournament in 1900 was won by Charles Sands of the USA with scores of 82 and 85.

Who won more medals in Olympics?

List of Olympic medals over career

No. Athlete Total
1 Michael Phelps 28
2 Larisa Latynina 18
3 Marit Bjørgen 15
4 Nikolai Andrianov

Which country has the best golfers?

Topping our list of the best countries to play golf is Scotland. Which comes as no surprise as it also tops the list of the most exclusive golf courses in the UK. Often described as the home of golf and looked up to as an iconic location to play the sport, Scotland tops the list with locations such as St.

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