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Scotty Scheffler, Xander Schaufel, Wyndham Clarke and Colin Morikawa will represent the United States in the Olympic men’s golf tournament at the Paris Games this summer. Bryson DeChambeau, who won the US Open last weekend and finished sixth or better at the other two majors this year, will not be on the American team.

The Olympic men’s golf course is determined by the International Golf Federation. World standards From Monday. A mirror of IGF levels The official world golf rankingswhich are accumulated through a performance-based point system. But the OWGR refused to award ranking points to LIV Golf events, citing the Saudi-funded specialty league’s guarantee of inclusion for several high-profile players, the lack of annual transfers and its team tournament format.

In June 2022, shortly after the inaugural LIV Golf Tournament, the IGF announced that it would not change the qualification system for LIV golfers.

“Events held during the Olympic qualification period that do not meet the criteria for world ranking points do not contribute to the Olympic rankings,” the IGF said. he said in a statement. at the time. “We have no plans to reform the qualification system for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.”

LIV golfers can only earn OWGR/IGF ranking points if they qualify for major championships, and most players from that circuit have dropped the ranking after leaving the PGA Tour. But DeChambeau’s strong play at golf’s Grand Slams — a US Open victory and four other top-10 finishes after leaving the PGA Tour for LIV — has seen him rise in the rankings, following his win at No. 2 Pinehurst on Sunday. He stands on the 10th.

Still, that wasn’t enough to crack the U.S. Olympic team roster. Countries are limited to four golfers in the 60-player Olympic field plus Scheffler (the world’s top-ranked player), Schuffele (No. 3 and Olympic gold medalist), Clark (No. 5) and Morikawa (No. 7). ) are all ranked ahead of DeChambeau (as is No. 8 Patrick Cantley, who failed to make the U.S. team despite his third straight appearance at the U.S. Open). Clarke, who won last year’s US Open, has not finished better than 33rd in all four majors and has failed to win three of his last six events.

LIV Golf, however, is not completely shut out of the Olympics. World No. 9 Jon Rahm and No. 113 David Piug of Spain will join No. 73 Adrian Meronc of Poland, No. 99 Joaquin Niemann of Chile and No. 240 Carlos Ortiz and No. 312 Abraham Anser of Mexico in Paris. .

The Olympic women’s golf course will be revealed next week after the conclusion of the Women’s PGA Championship, one of the five major events in women’s golf.