List of Olympic Golf Medalists

By Ryan Watson

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The Olympics are considered the pinnacle of many individual and team sports. However, despite golf's long history, it has only featured in three different Olympic games. The Men's and Women's Individual Olympic golf title was contested in both the 1900 Paris games, the 1904 St. Louis games, and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games. It is scheduled to return in the 2020 Tokyo games. A unique team event was also held at the 1904 St. Louis games.

1900 Paris

Men's Individual
Gold - Charles Sands (USA)
Silver - Walter Rutherford (United Kingdom)
Bronze - David Robertson (United Kingdom)

Women's Individual
Gold - Margaret Abbott (USA)
Silver - Pauline Whittier (USA)
Bronze - Daria Pratt (USA)

1904 St. Louis

Men's Individual
Gold - George Lyon (Canada)
Silver - Chandler Egan (USA)
Bronze - Burt McKinnie (USA) and Francis Newton (USA)

Women's Individual
No women's event held

Men's Team
Gold - USA
Silver - USA
Bronze - USA

2016 Rio de Janeiro

Men's Individual
Gold - Justin Rose (United Kingdom)
Silver - Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
Bronze - Matt Kuchar (USA)

Women's Individual
Gold - Inbee Park (South Korea)
Silver - Lydia Ko (New Zealand)
Bronze - Shanshan Feng (China)

About the Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.