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Korda retains lead while Green rises into medal contention

Korda retains lead while Green rises into medal contention

So, the long and short of the women’s Olympic golf competition heading into Saturday’s final round at Kasumigaseki Country Club is this: American Nelly Korda and Aditi Ashok of India. 6 Aug 2021
Korda scorches, Green rises in Tokyo heat

Korda scorches, Green rises in Tokyo heat

Following a day of more scorching temperatures, torrid rounds and a potential game-changing storm on the horizon, the fate of the women’s Olympic golf tournament is as unpredictable as the men’s seven-way bronze medal playoff was on Sunday. 5 Aug 2021
Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

While the summer heat was something of a forgotten concern ahead of the Tokyo Olympics due to the pandemic, it definitely was noticeable last week during the men’s golf competition and became a real-life factor Wednesday as the women’s tournament got underway at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 4 Aug 2021
Chan hits the gold medal books

Chan hits the gold medal books

Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan plans to use winning insights which helped American Xander Schauffele to the men’s gold medal when she begins her own medal quest in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 women’s golf competition today. 4 Aug 2021
Feng hoping for a happy Olympic birthday

Feng hoping for a happy Olympic birthday

China’s Shanshan Feng has described her bronze medal from Rio 2016 as the “most important” achievement of her illustrious career as she looks to put the icing on the cake in what could be her Olympic Games swansong at Tokyo 2020. 3 Aug 2021
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Week two of Olympic golf competition is upon us, and our so-called experts are confident they have the good oil on who will walk away with a medal. Here are their gold medallists, plus an outside medal hope, as well as WGC, PGA and European Tour tips. 3 Aug 2021
The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

It was a thrilling finish to the men’s golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club last week but it would be no surprise if things were even closer for the women’s event. 3 Aug 2021
Defending champion Park relaxed ahead of Tokyo

Defending champion Park relaxed ahead of Tokyo

Korea’s Inbee Park is feeling relaxed and confident ahead of her gold medal defence at the Olympic Games women’s golf competition which begins at Kasumigaseki Country Club on Wednesday. 2 Aug 2021
First & Second Round Women’s Olympic Tee Times (AEST)

First & Second Round Women’s Olympic Tee Times (AEST)

With the men’s Olympic Competition run and won, the world’s best women get their shot at Olympic glory and Kasumigaseki Country Club on Wednesday. Here are the tee times for the opening two rounds converted into Australian Eastern Standard Time. 2 Aug 2021
Gold Medal Bag: Xander Schauffele – Men’s Olympic Competition

Gold Medal Bag: Xander Schauffele – Men’s Olympic Competition

Xander Schauffele held his nerve to par the 72nd hole on Sunday in Japan and claim the Olympic gold medal in the men’s competition by one shot. Take an in-depth look at the equipment he used at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 2 Aug 2021
Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

While one swing by American Xander Schauffele nearly changed the dynamics of the men’s golf tournament Sunday at Kasumigaseki Country Club, it was the 61 strokes of eventual silver medallist Rory Sabbatini that really shook the leaderboard and the chase for Olympic gold. 1 Aug 2021
Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama is heart-broken after missing out on a medal for his country at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 men’s golf competition on Sunday. 1 Aug 2021
Schauffele eyes gold as Cam climbs again

Schauffele eyes gold as Cam climbs again

American Xander Schauffele enters Sunday’s final round of the men’s Olympic golf tournament maintaining the one-stroke lead he held at the beginning of the day. 31 Jul 2021
X marks the top as frustrated Smith climbs Olympic leaderboard

X marks the top as frustrated Smith climbs Olympic leaderboard

One record-tying round of eight-under-par 63 was matched by another as Xander Schauffele of the USA supplanted Sepp Straka of Austria atop the leaderboard during Friday’s second round of the men’s Olympic golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 30 Jul 2021
Team India looking to put golf on the map

Team India looking to put golf on the map

Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane are not just fighting for an Olympic medal in the men’s golf competition this week – they are desperate to put golf firmly on the map in their native India. 28 Jul 2021
Olympics a family matter for Pan

Olympics a family matter for Pan

Chinese Taipei golfer C.T. Pan thinks he has a secret weapon to push him towards Olympic glory in the men’s golf competition – his wife, Michelle. 28 Jul 2021
First & Second Round Men's Olympic Tee Times (AEST)

First & Second Round Men's Olympic Tee Times (AEST)

The men’s Olympic competition gets underway on Thursday morning in Tokyo. Here is every player’s tee times for the first two days converted to Australian Eastern Standard Time for your viewing convenience. 28 Jul 2021
Yuan hopes sacrifice leads Chinese golf revolution

Yuan hopes sacrifice leads Chinese golf revolution

China’s Carl Yuan believes winning an Olympic Games medal in the men’s golf competition will be “revolutionary” for the game’s growth and development in the Middle Kingdom. 28 Jul 2021
The Preview: Men’s Olympic Golf Competition

The Preview: Men’s Olympic Golf Competition

The men get things started in golf at the Tokyo Olympics this Thursday. Here is all you need to know about the competition, including course details, players to watch and TV times. 27 Jul 2021
After green jacket and COVID Hideki has medal in sights

After green jacket and COVID Hideki has medal in sights

Home hero Hideki Matsuyama was not sure he would be able to compete at the Tokyo Olympics when he tested positive for COVID-19, but now he has recovered he hopes to add another medal for Team Japan. 27 Jul 2021
Swiss Gold, Silver and Bronze at Tokyo 2020 women's MTB race

Swiss Gold, Silver and Bronze at Tokyo 2020 women's MTB race

An unprecedented Swiss podium sweep at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 27 Jul 2021