Road to Rio Blog


Aditi: Happy to officially be an Olympian

The youngest Olympic golf competitor, Aditi Ashok, 18, from India, reflects on a week where she hit the global headlines and excited the fans with rounds of 68, 68, 79 ...


Fabienne In-Albon reports from Rio

Swiss star Fabienne In-Albon writes from the Olympic Games in Rio, where she will write history as an Olympic athlete. It’s the middle of the night, I’m sitting in the aeroplane on ...


Exciting times for Catriona Matthew

By Team GB’s Catriona Matthew… This is one of the most exciting times of my career. It began with sealing qualification for the Olympic Games and then being chosen by Annika ...


Madsen: I can’t wait to wear Danish colours!

By Nanna Koerstz Madsen When I won the Tipsport Golf Masters in the Czech Republic, I suddenly realised that the Olympic Games is just around the corner and that I will ...


Maria Verchenova's Olympic Ambition

Russia's Olympic hopeful talks about her Rio Dream. I’m so proud of how women’s golf has embraced the Olympic Games. It doesn’t feel real that in 50 days time we will be teeing ...


Fame beckons for Klára Spilková

Klára discusses her Road to Rio... Something happened recently that made me think of the Olympic Games. It was before our event in Morocco and I went to a pub with ...


Sandra Gal wants to make her country proud

I’m not underestimating the role that luck has played in my career and in particular, in helping me to play in this summer’s Olympic Games. Part of my good fortune ...


Feng's Olympic Dream Getting Closer

When I think of playing in the Olympic Games I begin to shake, it’s so exciting. Timing is everything in life and I feel so lucky to be born when ...


Alain Zobrist, CEO of Swiss Timing,
writes a guest blog

For the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, one of Omega’s highly skilled watchmakers made the long journey by boat and train from Switzerland to the west coast of America. ...


England’s Charley Hull
On inspiring kids to win gold medals

Charley Hull Ladies European Tour Member The Rio 2016 Olympic Games is such a big feature of our year. Already, in almost every press conference and media interview, the questions about golf’s ...


Brazilian Miriam Nagl
on her Pursuit of the Host Country Place

Miriam Nagl Ladies European Tour Member Brazil is an exciting, vibrant and beautiful country, but not one we would naturally associate with golf. So when it comes to the country’s Olympic history, ...


Ivan Khodabakhsh, LET CEO, Talks About
Rio 2016: A once in a lifetime opportunity for women’s golf

Ivan Khodabakhsh Chief Executive, the Ladies European Tour A piece of advice for everyone in the business of sport: this year, you should take the time to monitor the progress of ...