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Final fields for Olympic golf events revealed

The fields for the men’s and women’s golf competitions at the Paris Olympics have been announced by the International Golf Federation.

There are 32 countries represented in the men’s competition and 33 in the women’s field, across all six different continents.

Paris 2024 will mark the fifth time that golf has been featured as an Olympic sport, and just the third time since 1904.

The men’s competition takes place from August 1-4, while the women’s event is being held from August 7-10.

Le Golf National, which annually hosts the Open de France on the DP World Tour and was the site of the 2018 Ryder Cup, is the host venue for both events.

In total, 38 different will be represented across both the men’s and women’s competitions, with the USA sending the most athletes, seven (four men, three women).

Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Fitzpatrick will represent Team GB in the men’s golf event at the Paris Olympics in August

In the men’s field, 10 of the top 15 players in the Official World Golf Ranking, as of this week, are competing, including all of the top-five ranked players.

In the women’s field, all 15 of the top-15 ranked women in the Rolex Rankings will be competing in Paris.

Team GB will be represented by Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Fitzpatrick in the men’s event, and Charley Hull and Georgia Hall in the women’s tournament.

Team USA enjoyed double gold success at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with Xander Schauffele winning the men’s event and Nelly Korda the women’s. Both players will be defending their titles next month.

For a full list of the fields for both events, click here