Getaways Blog

07 December 2015

2016, A Big Year to Come for Golf

2016 is just around the corner and promises to be another huge year in the world of golf.

With so much excitement across all the world’s tours throughout 2015, the emergence of so much new talent and the fulfilling of the promise shown by players such as Jason Day and Jordan Spieth, the upcoming year will eagerly anticipated by players and spectators alike.

Most of us can’t wait for the year’s first Major, the US Masters to be played at the famed Augusta National from April 7 – 10. The only Major played at the same venue each year always delivers incredible drama and amazing golf.

The game returns to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero for the first time since the 1904 Summer Olympics and will comprise the top 60 men’s and women’s players as ranked on July 11th 2016. The format will be a 72 hole stroke play event, hosted at the brand new and specially built course at Reserva de Marapendi in the Barra da Tijuca zone.

Australia will be well represented with a number of our best male and female competitors sure to perform well in what will be a prize as sought after as any Major Championship.

To make 2016 an unforgettable year and visit the courses and destinations you have always wanted to experience, speak to the team at International Golf Specialists today about making your golfing dream a reality.

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