The two-year qualification process for golf’s return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years has been completed with the publication today of the Final Olympic Golf Rankings.




 

Mit Sandra Gal, Caroline Masson und Martin Kaymer haben sich gleich drei Golfer aus dem Rheinland für Olympia in Rio qualifiziert.




 

50 Days Until Women's Tee Off at Rio 2016





 

As athletes from 206 countries prepare to travel to Rio, IOC president Thomas Bach says: 'Brazil will send a message of unity, respect and tolerance to the world.'
Source: www.rio2016.com



 

I’m not underestimating the role that luck has played in my career and in particular, in helping me to play in this summer’s Olympic Games. Part of my good fortune is that I was born in Germany, where there are relatively fewer professional golfers, which means I have a better chance of qualification, compared to other players who are just as good as me but who face a tougher path to Rio.

 

The road to the 2016 Olympics
Next year, I can proudly say – golf is going to be included in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.