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2024 Olympics golf schedule: When Nelly Korda, Scottie Scheffler tee off at Paris Games

By admin Jun29,2024

This year, golf’s fourth and final annual major – the Open Championship – is not the last big tournament golfers will play in.

The 2024 Paris Olympic Games begin on July 26. The men’s golf tournament begins roughly one week after the opening ceremony, and the women’s tournament starts the following week.

Each tournament is a four-day affair using stroke play rules, like golf’s other big competitions and majors. The three golfers in each contest with fewest number of strokes after four days win medals. In 2024, Team USA will be looking to defend its sweep with Americans Xander Schauffele and Nelly Korda taking home the gold in their respective tournaments in 2021.

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The men’s tournament will run from Thursday to Sunday the first week of August, while the women’s competition will start on the following Wednesday and end on Saturday.

Here’s everything you need to know for both competitions at the 2024 Paris Games.

Xander Schauffele celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's golf competition.Xander Schauffele celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's golf competition.

Xander Schauffele celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men’s golf competition.

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Olympics 2024: Paris Games golf course

Le Golf National – a course in Guyancourt, a commune near Versailles – will host both competitions. It hosts the Open de France each year and previously hosted the Ryder Cup in 2018.

Olympics 2024: Qualifying for Paris Games

Sixty players play in each tournament. The top of the field for each competition is made up of the top 15 world-ranked players – as of June 17 for men and June 24 for women – with a limit of four top-15 golfers per country. The remaining 45 competitors in each tournament are other top players awarded at-large bids, though each country has a two-player limit for these at-large bids.

Olympics 2024: Men’s tournament field

Olympic Golf announced the final 60-man field for the men’s tournament at the 2024 Paris Games on Tuesday.

Olympics 2024: Men’s golf schedule for Paris Games

  • Round 1: Thursday, August 1

  • Round 2: Friday, August 2

  • Round 3: Saturday, August 3

  • Round 4: Sunday, August 4

Olympics 2024: Women’s golf schedule for Paris Games

  • Round 1: Wednesday, August 7

  • Round 2: Thursday, August 8

  • Round 3: Friday, August 9

  • Round 4: Saturday, August 10

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Olympics 2024: Full golf schedule for Paris Summer Games

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