Let the countdown begin.
One year from today on July 11, 2016, the final field will be set for who will compete in the Summer Olympics in Rio from August 5 – 21, 2016. 60 of the best female golfers will earn the opportunity to compete for Olympic Gold based on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings. Within the top-15, four players per country will be eligible to compete. Countries ranked outside the top-15 will be allowed two competitors each. Here’s a look at how the country teams are shaping up based on the current rankings. Click here for a list of the top-60 ranked players.
|United States||Stacy Lewis||Brittany Lincicome||Cristie Kerr||Lexi Thompson|
|South Korea||Inbee Park||Hyo Joo Kim||So Yeon Ryu||Sei Young Kim|
|Australia||Minjee Lee||Karrie Webb|
|Canada||Brooke M. Henderson||Alena Sharp|
|China||Shanshan Feng||Xiyu Lin|
|Chinese Taipei||Teresa Lu||Yani Tseng|
|Great Britain||Catriona Matthew||Charley Hull|
|France||Karine Icher||Gwladys Nocera|
|Germany||Sandra Gal||Caroline Masson|
|Italy||Giulia Sergas||Diana Luna|
|Japan||Shiho Oyama||Momoko Ueda|
|Spain||Azahara Munoz||Carlota Ciganda|
|Sweden||Anna Nordqvist||Caroline Hedwall|
|Thailand||Pornanong Phatlum||Ariya Jutanugarn|