Australia has two males for Olympics golf

2021-06-22 21:20:19

His US Open victory has made Spain’s Jon Rahm the boys’s world No.1 golfer and positioned him first within the rankings for the Tokyo Olympics.

The three-year qualification course of for the boys’s golf competitors on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games was accomplished on Monday with the publication of the ultimate Olympic golf rankings.

Justin Thomas of the US was second within the Olympic rankings adopted by fellow Individuals Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele and Bryson DeChambeau, respectively.

The US is the one nation with greater than two qualifiers for the 60-player area, which is able to compete at Kasumigaseki Nation Membership from July 29-August 1.

Australia has two qualifiers, Cameron Smith, who’s ranked twelfth, and Marc Leishman, who’s nineteenth.

The lads’s qualification system for Tokyo commenced on July 1, 2018 and initially was to have concluded final June.

Nonetheless, following the postponement of the Olympics because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an adjustment to the qualifying system so athletes may accumulate Olympic rating factors till June 2021.

The highest-15 world-ranked gamers are eligible for the Olympics, with a restrict of 4 gamers from any nation.

Past the top-15, gamers are eligible primarily based on the world rankings, with a most of two eligible gamers from every nation that doesn’t have already got two or extra gamers among the many top-15.

The host nation is assured a spot, as is every of the 5 continents of the Olympics.

The ladies’s rankings will probably be finalised after this week’s KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship.

The 60-player ladies’s competitors will probably be held at Kasumigaseki Nation Membership from August 4-7.

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