IJGA Alumnae take on #Rio2016
After an exciting finish for the men last week in Rio, we are excited to see the women golfers take to the course. IJGA is proud to be represented by three different alumnae from three different countries as golf returns to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. Today, Stephanie Meadow (IRL) , Shanshan Feng (CHN), and Maria Jose Uribe (COL) will all make history as a part of the first female Olympians for the sport of Golf in our lifetime.
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Golf’s place at the Olympics has awesome potential to boost international growth of the game. Many golfers never dreamed of the opportunity to represent their country on this scale, but it seems like they are really making the most of it!
Stephanie, Shanshan, and Mariajo have all taken to social media to share their experience with us. Check out some of the highlights:
Maria Jose Uribe (Colombia)
Shanshan Feng (China)
Stephanie Meadow (Ireland)
Good luck to all the participants in this historic event! We will be cheering on #TeamIJGA from Hilton Head!