Olympic Games (Men)


The Olympic Games (Men)

The Olympic Games (Men) tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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Rose, Justin
Olympic Course, Rio
268 (-16)
Gold medal
Played as the Men's Individual golf event (Aug 11-14; Summer Olympic Games XXXI). Henrik Stenson (Swe; silver medal) finished 2 shots behind Rose (GB; gold medal). Matt Kuchar (USA; bronze medal) finished 1 shot behind Stenson. The return of men's golf to the Olympic Games after an absence of 112 years gave Rose the opportunity to become only the third man ever to win an Olympic gold medal for golf. [Olympic Crse, Reserva da Marapendi, Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro].
Lyon, George
Glen Echo
3 & 2
Played as the Men's Individual golf event (Summer Olympic Games III). Match Play format for 75 players from just two countries: USA (74) and Canada (3). Gold medal: George S. Lyon (Can) who beat Chandler Egan (USA, silver medal) 3 and 2 in the final. Beaten semi-finalists (bronze medal): Burt Mckinnie (USA) and Francis Newton (USA). [Glen Echo CC, Normandy, St Louis, Missouri, USA].
Sands, Charles
Compiegne GC
Played as the Men's Individual golf event (Summer Olympic Games II); the debut appearance of golf at the Games. 36-hole strokeplay format between 12 players from four countries: USA, GB, France and Greece. Gold medal: Charles Sands (USA), score167. Silver medal: Walter Rutherford (GB) 168. Bronze medal: David Robertson (GB) 175. [Compiègne GC, Compiègne, nr Paris, France].

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