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Matsuyama falls agonisingly short again

Matsuyama falls agonisingly short again

For the second successive week, Hideki Matsuyama fell agonisingly short in a playoff lottery. 9 Aug 2021
Ashok celebrated by all of India after fourth in Tokyo

Ashok celebrated by all of India after fourth in Tokyo

India’s Aditi Ashok agonisingly missed an historic medal in women’s golf at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Saturday as she was celebrated at home with tributes led by the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. 7 Aug 2021
Korda’s golden season continues as Inami sees silver lining

Korda’s golden season continues as Inami sees silver lining

On a day of multiple twists and turns, it was the resiliency of American Nelly Korda that ultimately secured her place in history as an Olympic gold medallist. 7 Aug 2021
Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Hannah Green’s medal challenge never quite materialised till late during the final round in Tokyo, when a weather delay halted her momentum. 7 Aug 2021
Feng not retiring just yet after missing a medal

Feng not retiring just yet after missing a medal

China’s Shanshan Feng fell a few shots shy of winning a second Olympic medal in golf for her country after signing off with a four-under 67 in the women’s competition on Saturday. 7 Aug 2021
Gold Medal Bag: Nelly Korda – Women's Olympic Competition

Gold Medal Bag: Nelly Korda – Women's Olympic Competition

Nelly Korda made it an American double on the golf gold medal front on Saturday. The World No.1 joining Xander Schauffele on the top of the podium with her fourth consecutive round in the 60s. Take a look inside her winning bag. 7 Aug 2021
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
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
Morri: Olympic format fit for purpose

Morri: Olympic format fit for purpose

Winston Churchill once famously described democracy as ‘the worst form of government except for all the others’. 72-hole strokeplay at the Olympics might fall into the same category. 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 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
Straka races to lead in Men’s Olympic Tournament

Straka races to lead in Men’s Olympic Tournament

The Olympic golf competition saved the best for first as it got underway Thursday at Kasumigaseki Country Club under clear skies and a penetrating sun. 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