Golf: Olympic fields finalised for Rio Games

Lydia Ko during the final round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Photo / Getty Images
Lydia Ko during the final round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Photo / Getty Images

A full-strength women's golf field has been confirmed for next month's Rio Olympics.

World number three Inbee Park has been ratified to represent South Korea, having been in doubt with a nagging left thumb injury.

It leaves world number 39 Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa as the only top female golfer to pull out of the Games.

British Open champion Henrik Stenson headlines the depleted men's field, which is missing the top four ranked players in the world.

New Zealand number one Danny Lee is ranked 12th in the 60-strong Olympic field, with Ryan Fox 43rd.

- Radio Sport

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