Olympic Games (Men)
Olympic Games Men's Individual golf event (Jul 29-Aug 1; postponed from 2020 due to global coronavirus pandemic; Summer Olympic Games XXXII). Gold-medal winner Xander Schauffele (USA) finished 1 shot ahead of silver-medallist Rory Sabbatini (Slovakia). Three shots off the lead and in a seven-way playoff for the bronze medal, Chengtsung "C.T." Pan (Taiw) beat Collin Morikawa (USA) at the fourth playoff hole (par-4 18th). Rory McIlroy (N.Ire), Guillermo "Mito" Pereira (Chile) and Sebastián Muñoz (Colom) were eliminated at the third playoff hole. Paul Casey (Eng) and Hideki Maruyama (Jpn) were eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Kasumigaseki CC, Kawagoe, Saitama, nr Tokyo].
Played as the Men's Individual golf event (Aug 11-14; Summer Olympic Games XXXI). Henrik Stenson (Swe; silver medal) finished 2 shots behind Justin 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 Course, Reserva da Marapendi, Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro].
Played as the Men's Individual Olympic Games golf event (Sept 19-24; 75 competitors - 74 from USA and 3 from Canada; one qualifying round, then best 32 competed on a knockout match play basis; Summer Olympic Games III). Gold medal winner George S. Lyon (Can) 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].
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].
Ryder Cup 2023: Luke Donald has been named Team Europe captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup, to be contested September 29 – October 1, 2023 at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.
Presidents Cup 2022: The U.S. won the 2022 Presidents Cup 17.5 – 12.5.
Xander Schauffele wins his singles match 1-up over Corey Conners and clinches the Presidents Cup for the U.S. Team.
The 25‑year‑old Viktor Hovland, defending champion, wins the Hero World Challenge 2022 beating Scottie Scheffler, last year's runner-up, by two shots.
Every year twenty of the world's top-ranked golfers are invited to compete at the Hero World Challenge.
Jon Rahm wins the the DP World Tour Championship 2022 at Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth course).
Rory McIlroy claims the DP World Tour order of merit title and finishes the year European no. One for the fourth time in his career.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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