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Olympic Golf Ranking as at July 11, 2016

The International Golf Federation is recognised by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for golf.

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.

The golf course is being built at Reserva de Marapendi in Barra da Tijuca, approximately five kilometres from the Athletes’ Village, South of Avenida das Americas and North of Lagoa de Marapendi.

The format will be a 72-hole individual stroke play competition for both men and women. In the event of a tie for either first, second or third place, a three-hole playoff will determine the medal winner(s).

International Golf Federation Olympic Golf Ranking - July 11, 2016

Men

Women

Rank Name Nat Rank Name Nat
1 Bubba Watson USA 1 Lydia Ko NZL
2 Henrik Stenson SWE 2 Brooke M. Henderson CAN
3 Rickie Fowler USA 3 Inbee Park KOR
4 Danny Willett GBR 4 Lexi Thompson USA
5 Justin Rose GBR 5 Sei Young Kim KOR
6 Sergio Garcia ESP 6 Amy Yang KOR
7 Patrick Reed USA 7 Ariya Jutanugarn THA
8 Matt Kuchar USA 8 In Gee Chun KOR
9 Rafa Cabrera Bello ESP 9 Stacy Lewis USA
10 Byeong Hun An KOR 10 Anna Nordqvist SWE
11 Thongchai Jaidee THA 11 Shanshan Feng CHN
12 Danny Lee NZL 12 Minjee Lee AUS
13 Emiliano Grillo ARG 13 Gerina Piller USA
14 David Lingmerth SWE 14 Suzann Pettersen NOR
15 Soren Kjeldsen DEN 15 Harukyo Nomura JPN
16 Bernd Wiesberger AUT 16 Charley Hull GBR
17 Martin Kaymer GER 17 Teresa Lu TPE
18 Kiradech Aphibarnrat THA 18 Candie Kung TPE
19 Francesco Molinari ITA 19 Pornanong Phatlum THA
20 Anirban Lahiri IND 20 Carlota Ciganda ESP
21 Thorbjorn Olesen DEN 21 Su-Hyun Oh AUS
22 Joost Luiten NED 22 Shiho Oyama JPN
23 Thomas Pieters BEL 23 Azahara Munoz ESP
24 Jaco Van Zyl RSA 24 Xiyu Lin CHN
25 Fabian Gomez ARG 25 Sandra Gal GER
26 Jeunghun Wang KOR 26 Karine Icher FRA
27 Scott Hend AUS 27 Catriona Matthew GBR
28 Marcus Fraser AUS 28 Caroline Masson GER
29 Brandon Stone RSA 29 Nicole Broch Larsen DEN
30 Yuta Ikeda JPN 30 Pernilla Lindberg SWE
31 Shingo Katayama JPN 31 Alena Sharp CAN
32 Gregory Bourdy FRA 32 Gaby Lopez MEX
33 Julien Quesne FRA 33 Mariajo Uribe COL
34 Nicolas Colsaerts BEL 34 Nanna Koerstz Madsen DEN
35 Ricardo Gouveia POR 35 Christel Boeljon NED
36 David Hearn CAN 36 Paula Reto RSA
37 Wu Ashun CHN 37 Gwladys Nocera FRA
38 Miguel Tabuena PHI 38 Julieta Granada PAR
39 Hao Tong Li CHN 39 Kelly Tan MAS
40 Alex Cejka GER 40 Marianne Skarpnord NOR
41 Graham DeLaet CAN 41 Ashleigh Simon RSA
42 Fabrizio Zanotti PAR 42 Laetitia Beck ISR
43 Padraig Harrington IRL 43 Giulia Molinaro ITA
44 Ryan Fox NZL 44 Ursula Wikstrom FIN
45 SSP Chawrasia IND 45 Noora Tamminen FIN
46 Danny Chia MAS 46 Klara Spilkova CZE
47 Mikko Ilonen FIN 47 Christine Wolf AUT
48 Jhonattan Vegas VEN 48 Giulia Sergas ITA
49 Felipe Aguilar CHI 49 Maria Verchenova RUS
50 Cheng Tsung Pan TPE 50 Leona Maguire IRL
51 Adilson da Silva BRA 51 Anne Van Dam NED
52 Seamus Power IRL 52 Albane Valenzuela SUI
53 Espen Kofstad NOR 53 Alejandra Llaneza MEX
54 Roope Kakko FIN 54 Chloe Leurquin BEL
55 Nino Bertasio ITA 55 Fabienne In-Albon SUI
56 Siddikur Rahman BAN 56 Tiffany Chan HKG
57 Camilo Villegas COL 57 Michelle Koh MAS
58 Wen-Tang Lin TPE 58 Aditi Ashok IND
59 Angelo Que PHI 59 Miriam Nagl BRA
60 Gavin Kyle Green MAS 60 Cathryn Bristow NZL

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