Olympic Golf tickets on sale next month

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Tickets for the golf events at the Rio Olympic Games 2016 will go on sale on rio2016.com next month. The course at Reserva de Marapendi, designed by Gil Hanse and Amy Allcott is completed but the course is still maturing.  A one day test event will be played in March with four leading male and female players. The men’s event will take place 11-14 August 2016 and the womens event 17-20 August.

Qualification for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be based on the Official World Golf Ranking of 11 July 2016, making up a field of 60 players in each of the men’s and women’s events.

The top 15 men and women will automatically qualify, provided there are not more than four golfers per country. The remaining 45 places will go the highest-ranked players from countries that do not already have two golfers qualified, with at least one golfer from the host nation Brazil and one from each geographical Olympic region (Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania) guaranteed a place.

Players currently qualified at September 2015 are:

Men’s event

Rory McIlroy Ire, Jordan Spieth USA, Jason Day Aus, Bubba Watson USA, Justin Rose GBR, Jim Furyk USA, Dustin Johnson USA, Henrik Stenson Swe, Sergio Garcia ESP, Louis Oosthuizen RSA, Adam Scott AUS, Hideki Matsuyama Jap, Branden Grace RSA, Martin Kaymer GER, Shane Lowry Ire, Danny Willett GBR, Bernd Wiesberger Aut, Anriban Lahiri Ind, David Lingmerth Swe, Tongchai Jaidee Thai, Francesco Molinari Italy, Victor Dubisson Fra, Danny Lee NZL, Byeong-Hun An Kor, Miguel Angel Jiminez Esp, Joost Luiten Ned, Soren Kjeldsen Den, Kiradec Aphibarnrat Thai, Alexander Levy Fra, Hiroshi Iwara Jap, Sang Moon Bae Kor, Graham DeLaet Can, Marcel Siem, Ger, Emiliano Grillo Arg, David Hearn Can, Miko Illonen Fin, Thomas Bjorn Den, Ricardo Colveia Por, Ryan Fox Nzl, Brendon de Jonge Zim, Thomas Pieters Bel, Angel Cabrera Arg, Camilo Villegas Col, Fabrizio Zanotti Par, Wu Ashun China, Carlos Ortiz Mex, Hai Tong Li China, S S O Chawrassia Ind, Nicolas Colsaerts Bel, Vijay Singh Fiji, Roope Kakko Fin, Angeli Que Phi, Edoardo Molinari Italy, Felipe Aguila Chile, Mardan Marmat Singapore, Lucas Lee Brazil, Antonio Lascuna Phi, Chan Shi-Chana Tpe, Adilson da Silva Bra, Mark Tullo Chile.

Women’s Event

Inbee Park Kor, Lydia Ko NZ, Stacy Lewis USA, So Yeon Ryu Kor, Hyi-Joi Kim Kor, Suzann Petterson Nor, Lexi Thompson USA, Shanshan Feng China, In Gee Chun Kor, Anna Nordqvist Swe, Britany Lincicombe USA, Cristie Kerr USA, Minjee Lee Aus, Brooke Henderson Can, Karrie Webb Aus, Azahara Munoz Esp, Teresa Lu TPE, Pornanong Phatlum Tpe, Julieta Granada Par, Sandra Gal Ger, Mika Miyazoto Jap, Shiko Oyama Jap, Charley Hull GBR, Carlotta Ciganda Esp, Cariona Matthew GBR, Lee-Anne Pace RSA, Anya Jutanugam Thai, Karine Icher Fra, Mariajo Uribe Col, Caroline Maddon Ger, Christek Beljon Ned, Pernilla Lindberg Swe, Xiyu Lin China, Nicole Larsen Den, Line Vedel Hansen Den, Marianne Skarpnord Nor, Alena Sharp Can, Stephanie Meadow Ire, Paula Kelo RSA, Dewi Claire Shreefel Ned, Ursula Nikstrom Fin, Klara Spilkova Cze, Maria Balikoeva Rus, Noor TMmen Fin, Guilia Sergas Italy, Fabienne In-Albon Swiz, Christine Wolf Aut, Alejandr Llaneza Mex, Diana Luna Italy, Michelle Koh Mas, Leona Maguire Ire, PAZ echevmia Chile, Laetitia Beck Israel, Jennifer Rosales Phi, Lisa McCloskey Col, Chloe Leurquin Bel, Miriam Nagl Brazil.

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