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Golf at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's individual

The women's golf tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics placed at the Olympic Golf Course (Portuguese: Campo Olímpico de Golfe), built within the Reserva de Marapendi in the Barra da Tijuca zone, between 17 and 20 August 2016. It was the first women's golf tournament at the Olympics since 1900.

Women's golf
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Golfe Rio 2016.jpg
View of the Olympic Golf Course in Barra da Tijuca, the venue of the women's golf tournament.
Venue Olympic Golf Course
Dates 17–20 August 2016
Competitors 60 from 34 nations
Winning score 268 (−16)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Inbee Park  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lydia Ko  New Zealand
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Shanshan Feng  China
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Sixty players played four rounds of stroke play. The field included 57 professionals and three amateurs.

The event was won by Inbee Park of South Korea with a score -16, defeating Lydia Ko from New Zealand and China's Shanshan Feng who won silver and bronze respectively.

The medals were presented by Dick Pound, IOC member, Canada and Antony Scanlon, Secretary General of the IGF.

Contents

Participating nationsEdit

 
Number of female golfers from each country participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics:
  Four   Three   Two   One   None
North America (7) South America (4) Europe (27) Oceania (3) Asia (16) Africa (3)
  Canada (2)   Brazil (2)   Austria (1)   Australia (2)   China (2)   Morocco (1)
  Mexico (2)   Colombia (1)   Belgium (1)   New Zealand (1)   Chinese Taipei (2)   South Africa (2)
  United States (3)   Paraguay (1)   Czech Republic (1)   Hong Kong (1)
  Denmark (2)   India (1)
  Finland (2)   Japan (2)
  France (2)   Malaysia (2)
  Germany (2)   South Korea (4)
  Great Britain (2)   Thailand (2)
  Ireland (2)
  Israel (1)*
  Italy (2)
  Norway (2)
  Russia (1)
  Spain (2)
  Sweden (2)
  Switzerland (2)

* Israel is a member of the European Olympic Committees.

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot a 6-under-par 65 to lead by one stroke over South Koreans Kim Sei-young and Inbee Park.[1][2]

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Ariya Jutanugarn   Thailand 65 −6
T2 Kim Sei-young   South Korea 66 −5
Inbee Park   South Korea
T4 Nicole Broch Larsen   Denmark 67 −4
Carlota Ciganda   Spain
Candie Kung   Chinese Taipei
T7 Aditi Ashok   India 68 −3
Charley Hull   Great Britain
Azahara Muñoz   Spain
Lexi Thompson   United States

Second roundEdit

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Inbee Park of South Korea shot a second straight round of 66 to take the lead at 10-under-par, 132. Stacy Lewis of the United States shot the low round of the day, an 8-under-par 63, to climb to second place, one stroke behind Park. First round leader Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot an even-par 71 to drop to a tie for 8th.[3][4]

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Inbee Park   South Korea 66-66=132 −10
2 Stacy Lewis   United States 70-63=133 −9
T3 Brooke Henderson   Canada 70-64=134 −8
Charley Hull   Great Britain 68-66=134
T5 Nicole Broch Larsen   Denmark 67-68=135 −7
Candie Kung   Chinese Taipei 67-68=135
Marianne Skarpnord   Norway 69-66=135
T8 Aditi Ashok   India 68-68=136 −6
Chun In-gee   South Korea 70-66=136
Ariya Jutanugarn   Thailand 65-71=136
Minjee Lee   Australia 69-67=136
Gerina Piller   United States 69-67=136

Third roundEdit

Friday, 19 August 2016

Inbee Park of South Korea maintain her lead by shooting a 1-under-par 70. Lydia Ko shot the low round of the day, a 6-under-par 65 to move into a tie for second place with American Gerina Piller.[5] First round leader Ariya Jutanugarn withdrew after 13 holes with a knee injury.[6]

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Inbee Park   South Korea 66-66-70=202 −11
T2 Lydia Ko   New Zealand 69-70-65=204 −9
Gerina Piller   United States 69-67-68=204
4 Shanshan Feng   China 70-67-68=205 −8
T5 Chun In-gee   South Korea 70-66-72=208 −5
Charley Hull   Great Britain 68-66-74=208
Amy Yang   South Korea 73-65-70=208
T8 Brooke Henderson   Canada 70-64-75=209 −4
Minjee Lee   Australia 69-67-73=209
Stacy Lewis   United States 70-63-76=209
Anna Nordqvist   Sweden 71-70-68=209
Su-Hyun Oh   Australia 71-72-66=209
Suzann Pettersen   Norway 71-69-69=209
Paula Reto   South Africa 74-67-68=209

Final roundEdit

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Rank Player Nationality Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Total To par
  Inbee Park   South Korea 66 66 70 66 268 −16
  Lydia Ko   New Zealand 69 70 65 69 273 −11
  Shanshan Feng   China 70 67 68 69 274 −10
T4 Stacy Lewis   United States 70 63 76 66 275 −9
Haru Nomura   Japan 69 69 72 65
Amy Yang   South Korea 73 65 70 67
T7 Brooke Henderson   Canada 70 64 75 67 276 −8
Charley Hull   Great Britain 68 66 74 68
Minjee Lee   Australia 69 67 73 67
10 Suzann Pettersen   Norway 71 69 69 68 277 −7
T11 Anna Nordqvist   Sweden 71 70 68 69 278 −6
Gerina Piller   United States 69 67 68 74
T13 Chun In-gee   South Korea 70 66 72 71 279 −5
Nanna Koerstz Madsen   Denmark 69 69 72 69
Su-Hyun Oh   Australia 71 72 66 70
T16 Teresa Lu   Chinese Taipei 70 67 73 70 280 −4
Paula Reto   South Africa 74 67 68 71
Maria Verchenova   Russia 75 70 73 62
T19 Lexi Thompson   United States 68 71 76 66 281 −3
Mariajo Uribe   Colombia 70 71 75 66
T21 Leona Maguire (a)   Ireland 74 65 74 69 282 −2
Caroline Masson   Germany 69 69 75 69
Azahara Muñoz   Spain 68 69 73 72
Albane Valenzuela (a)   Switzerland 71 68 72 71
T25 Sandra Gal   Germany 71 74 69 69 283 −1
Kim Sei-young   South Korea 66 73 73 71
Pornanong Phatlum   Thailand 71 72 69 71
Marianne Skarpnord   Norway 69 66 75 73
29 Catriona Matthew   Great Britain 71 66 77 70 284 E
30 Alena Sharp   Canada 72 69 75 69 285 +1
T31 Laetitia Beck   Israel 75 70 71 70 286 +2
Candie Kung   Chinese Taipei 67 68 76 75
Pernilla Lindberg   Sweden 74 73 69 70
Gaby López   Mexico 71 67 76 72
Stephanie Meadow   Ireland 77 66 71 72
36 Nicole Broch Larsen   Denmark 67 68 81 71 287 +3
37 Tiffany Chan (a)   Hong Kong 71 75 73 69 288 +4
38 Xi Yu Lin   China 72 74 74 69 289 +5
T39 Carlota Ciganda   Spain 67 72 78 73 290 +6
Gwladys Nocera   France 73 71 74 72
41 Aditi Ashok   India 68 68 79 76 291 +7
42 Shiho Oyama   Japan 70 71 77 74 292 +8
43 Christine Wolf   Austria 71 69 77 76 293 +9
T44 Julieta Granada   Paraguay 71 69 76 78 294 +10
Karine Icher   France 73 72 73 76
Alejandra Llaneza   Mexico 73 68 73 80
Ursula Wikström   Finland 69 71 81 73
T48 Klára Spilková   Czech Republic 77 73 71 74 295 +11
Noora Tamminen   Finland 73 76 72 74
50 Ashleigh Simon   South Africa 75 69 77 75 296 +12
51 Kelly Tan   Malaysia 78 70 76 73 297 +13
52 Miriam Nagl   Brazil 79 77 72 70 298 +14
T53 Victoria Lovelady   Brazil 79 75 76 70 300 +16
Giulia Molinaro   Italy 78 78 74 70
55 Giulia Sergas   Italy 77 74 77 74 302 +18
56 Chloe Leurquin   Belgium 79 78 71 75 303 +19
57 Fabienne In-Albon   Switzerland 74 78 75 79 306 +22
58 Michelle Koh   Malaysia 79 71 76 82 308 +24
59 Maha Haddioui   Morocco 82 76 80 77 315 +31
WD Ariya Jutanugarn   Thailand 65 71 WD WD 136 −6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ariya Jutanugarn leads as women's golf returns; Inbee Park 1 back". ESPN. Associated Press. 17 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Women's Individual Stroke Play – Round 1". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 17 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Inbee Park leads by 1 shot over Stacy Lewis in women's golf". ESPN. Associated Press. 18 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Women's Individual Stroke Play – Round 2". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Women's Individual Stroke Play – Round 3". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Harig, Bob (19 August 2016). "Ariya Jutanugarn withdraws from golf tournament in Round 3". ESPN.