olympic golf - updates

Rappler's latest stories on olympic golf

ARTICLE FINDER

South Korea's Park wins first women's Olympic golf gold in 116 years

Aug 21, 2016 - 3:38 AM

South Korea s Park In Bee wins the women s golf title with a 5 stroke victory over world number one Lydia Ko

VICTORY. The former world number one rolled in a final par putt on the 18th hole and appeared to choke up for a moment as she raised her arms in victory. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Britain's Justin Rose captures first Olympic golf gold in 112 years

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:52 PM

Britain s Justin Rose was listening to God Save The Queen and watching the Union Jack rise into the sky after winning gold in Rio

GOLDEN GOLFER. Justin Rose conquered the Olympic course in Brazil. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena finishes final round under par - but far from medal

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:56 AM

Miguel Tabuena shoots an under par round for the first time in Rio

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

Golfer Tabuena plays through pain for the Philippines

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Normally Miguel Tabuena wouldn t risk serious injury in a golf tournament but playing for country at the Rio Olympics makes the risk worth it

IN THE ROUGH. Miguel Tabuena shot a 2-over in round 3 despite favorable playing conditions. File photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena falls further behind after round 3

Aug 14, 2016 - 1:44 AM

Miguel Tabuena is now at 8 over after 3 rounds

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena has not found his form in Rio. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

Woes continue for PH golfer Tabuena after hurting shoulder

Aug 13, 2016 - 2:21 AM

Miguel Tabuena finishes the second round at 4 over 75 after reportedly complaining of shoulder pain

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena says he the pain was so intense in his right shoulder that he would've quit - if not for the flag on his chest.. File photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena, 10 shots off lead, vows not to give up

Aug 12, 2016 - 2:07 PM

I don’t wear a sponsor’s logo on my shirt I’m wearing the Philippine flag and that means so much more to me says Miguel Tabuena

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Miguel Tabuena tied for 42nd after first round in Rio

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:12 AM

Tabuena posts a 2 over 73 in the first round of golf at the Rio Olympics since 1904

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

WATCH: Justin Rose sinks first ever Olympic hole-in-one

Aug 12, 2016 - 1:22 AM

The 2013 US Open champion sank a memorable ace at the par three fourth hole in Brazil

BOTTOM OF THE CUP. Justin Rose bit off a piece of Olympic history during the return of golf to the biggest stage in international sports. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Golfers, capybaras compete side by side on the Rio greens

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:02 PM

They chew the grass at night There are 30 to 40 of them inside the course perimeter But they live here and we play golf here We co exist

PH golfer Miguel Tabuena tees off for Olympic glory

Aug 10, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Miguel Tabuena aims for Olympic glory in Rio where golf makes a return after a 112 year absence

Miguel Tabuena missed the cut at the US Open but gained valuable experience. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Rio 2016: Miguel Tabuena

Aug 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The 21 year old Filipino golfer grew up idolizing Tiger Woods He ll chase his own greatness on the golf course at the Rio Olympics

Miguel Tabuena missed the cut at the US Open but gained valuable experience. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

PH golfer Angelo Que pulls out of Rio Olympics due to Zika virus

Jul 11, 2016 - 6:55 PM

The health of my family will always come first says Angelo Que

NO GO. The Philippine delegation at the 2016 Olympics is one fewer after Angelo Que withdrew. File photo by Khalid Redza/Asian Tour/AFP

Golf: Day, Lowry out of Olympics over Zika fears

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:10 AM

Jason Day and Shane Lowry both say they must prioritize their families welfare over competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Jason Day uncertain about Rio Olympics over Zika concerns

Jun 24, 2016 - 5:28 AM

Filipino Aussie golfer Jason Day may skip Rio Olympics due to concerns over the Zika virus

BIG DECISION. Jason Day says he'll consult with his family and agent about the risks of playing in Rio. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Two Filipino golfers to compete at Rio Olympics

Apr 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Miguel Tabuena and Angelo Que will represent the Philippines in the first Olympic golf competition since 1904

RIO BOUND. Angelo Que (L) and Miguel Tabuena (R) will try to bring home medals from Rio. Que photo from Wikipedia, Tabuena photo from AFP

Philippine golfers have a real shot at Rio Olympics - NGAP

Mar 13, 2016 - 2:01 PM

National Golf Association of the Philippines President Caloy Coscolluela believes the country’s Olympic bets have a real chance on the greens at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

OLYMPIC HOPEFUL. Filipino golfer Miguel Tabuena won his first Asian Tour title in 2015. He's hoping to represent the Philippines at the Olympics. File photo by AFP

Filipino golfers to boost Olympic hopes at Resort World Masters

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:51 PM

Filipino pros aspiring to qualify for next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games will take advantage of the hometown crowd at the third Resorts World Manila Masters

PAR FOR THE COURSE. Filipino golf vets Angelo Que (L) and Tony Lascuna (R) aim to boost their world rankings on their home turf. Que photo from Wikipedia, Lascuna photo AsianTour.com