Jordan Spieth will be addressing his reasons Tuesday at Troon, but in the IGF press conference
The men's list is here. The top 15 here:
The women's field is here. The top 15:
**Ryan Herrington breaks down the names and wraps up the IGF press conference announcing Olympic golf's 2016 field.
The top-ranked men’s player that will be participating in the games is Bubba Watson, ranked No. 5. Of the top 15 men’s players in the world, only eight will be in the Olympic field, and only nine of the top 30.
In contrast, 13 of top 15 women’s players on the Rolex Rankings have qualified and are confirmed to be competing in Rio, the only missing golfers being a pair of South Korean players ineligible to compete because of the limit of four participants per country. Among those who will be in Rio are World No. 1 Lydia Ko and No. 3 Inbee Park, who has been nursing a thumb injury and missed last week’s U.S. Women’s Open, but has spoken for some time of her desire to participate in the Olympics.
**Golfweek staff breaks down the fields by country.