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RIO DE JANEIRO – Construction work on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics (pictured by Getty Images) could be halted under a filing made by state prosecutors suing the city of Rio de Janeiro and the developer over environmental rules. In a 27-page legal brief made public late Wednesday, prosecutors termed …

Royal boost for England golfers’ Olympic ambitions

England teenage internationals Marco Penge and Emma Allen received a right royal boost for their Olympic ambitions when they met the Duchess of Cambridge. They were among 30 young athletes who were invited by the charity SportsAid to attend a workshop designed to help them on their journey to the Olympic or …

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Italy’s Renato Paratore and Soyoung Lee from Korea claimed golf’s first medallist honours at the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, while South African juniors Kaleigh Telfer and Kyle McClatchie finished with mixed results in Nanjing on Thursday. Paratore carded rounds of 72, 67 and 66 at the Zhongshan …

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South African juniors Kaleigh Telfer and Kyle McClatchie enjoyed a second official practice round on Monday, although it was another wet day in Nanjing, China and the pair are primed to tee off in the first round of the Summer Youth Olympics on Tuesday. “The rain only let up around lunch time, but they teed it up …

Ekurhuleni’s Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer from Gauteng are primed for their Summer Youth Olympics debut

Ekurhuleni’s Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer from Gauteng are primed for their Summer Youth Olympics debut at the Zhongshan International Golf Club in China on Tuesday. The South African juniors had their first glimpse of the championship layout in Nanjing during Sunday’s first official practice round on …

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29 July 2014 – SA juniors Kyle McClatchie and Kaleigh Telfer will make local golfing history as South Africa’s first golfing Olympians at the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in China next month. The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Womens Golf South Africa (WGSA) are proud to announce that McClatchie …

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14 July 2014, Hoylake, England: International Golf Federation officials confirmed today the qualification system that will be used for golf in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The announcement was made during a press conference at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, site of this week’s Open Championship, and …

Canada’s Golf Team named for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Tony Gil and Maddie Szeryk to represent Team Canada when golf makes its inaugural appearance in Youth Olympic Games, August 16 – 28, 2014 in Nanjing, China Oakville, Ont. (Golf Canada) – Golf Canada is proud to announce the names of the athletes set to represent Canada in the Youth Olympic Games, taking place in …

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Major Golf Champion Rory McIlroy has confirmed he intends to play for the Ireland Golf Team at the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016. McIlroy, who was born in Northern Ireland on 4 May 1989, was eligible to play for the Great Britain or Ireland Golf Team. The 25 year-old has played amateur golf played on all-island …