Golf makes its triumphant return to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.
It’s the first time the sport will be showcased in the Olympics since the 1904 edition in St. Louis. The Games will feature both men’s and women’s individual events, and both will have 60 players compete in a 72-hole stroke-play event at the Olympic Course.
The International Golf Federation determined that the field of 60 players will be selected based on their standing in the Official World Golf Ranking (men) and Rolex Ranking (women). The top 15 in each ranking will be eligible, although no country may have more than four players. The remainder of the field will be comprised of no more than two players per country (if not in the top 15). Qualifying ended July 11, 2016. The Opening Ceremonies for the Games are scheduled for Aug. 5, 2016.
Check out the charts below to see who qualified at the end of the period.
*Note: Host country Brazil is guaranteed one male and female golfer, if not eligible. The five continents that make up the Olympic Movement — Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania — will have at least one golfer in each event.