Women's Golf at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Day One: Madelene Sagstrom leads


Women's Golf at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Kasumigaseki GC:  4-7 August 2021

Day One, Madelene Sagstrom leads on 66

From Sky Sports:

Sweden's Madelene Sagstrom sits top of a strong leaderboard after the opening round of the women's golf competition at the Tokyo Olympics.

The world No 75 birdied five of her opening 10 holes on her way to a bogey-free 66 at hot and humid Kasumigaseki Country Club, giving her a one-shot advantage over world No 1 Nelly Korda and India's Aditi Ashok.

European duo Carlota Ciganda and Matilda Castren sit two off the pace alongside world No 2 Jin Young Ko, while five-time LPGA Tour winner Danielle Kang and defending Olympic champion Inbee Park are both in the group three behind.  Read more

From Golf Australia, PGA TOUR Press Release:

Leader Madelene Sagstrom certainly didn’t experience the 41C/105.8F afternoon heat index in her home country of Sweden, but she did attend Louisiana State University, now lives in Orlando, Florida, and has played in even worse furnace-like conditions in Thailand and Singapore.  Read more

How it Works - Golf Format at the Olympic Games

-  Both the men’s and women’s golf competitions will be 72 holes of stroke play.

-  The Olympic field is restricted to 60 players for each of the men’s and women’s competitions. 

-  Medals will be awarded for first, second and third place to the top three finishers in each competition. Ties for first, second and third place will be broken by sudden-death playoff.

-  Players will be paired in threesomes...  Read more

Olympic Women's Golf, The First Look, by Adam Stanley

How to Watch: TV,  live stream, tee times

-   Play is at the Kasumigaseki Country Club, East Course.  Course flyover at the link.

Australian Golfers at the Olympics

Kasumigaseki Country Club, East Course

Olympic Women's Golf, Golf Channel Leaderboard

Olympics Women's Golf, LPGA LEADERBOARD

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