The 2024 Olympic Games head to Paris, where a familiar golf course will host the action...
Where Is The 2024 Olympic Games?
Golf will make its third appearance since 1904 in the Olympic Games in 2024 after Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.
Paris will take centre stage in 2024 and the golf course hosting the world's best players will be a familiar one to golf fans.
It will be the third time Paris has hosted the Games and first in 100 years after 1900 and 1924.
The 1900 Games was actually the first time golf ever featured in the Olympic Games, with the venue being Golf de Compiegne.
2024 Olympic Games Golf Course
Le Golf National is the venue for the action in 2024, with the French Open venue being a household name across the world.
That is after the stunning 2018 Ryder Cup, which saw Thomas Bjorn's European side defeat Jim Furyk's Team USA 17.5-11.5.
Le Golf National's Albatros Course is one of France and Europe's best championship layouts and is famous for its testing holes playing around and over water.
It has hosted the French Open in every year since 1991 barring 1999 and 2001.
The club is located to the south-west of Paris and will be 41km from the Olympic Village.
Whilst 2024 is still some time away, the French game seems to be in a very good spot right now, with some of the country's best players including Celine Boutier, Antoine Rozner, Victor Perez and Romain Langasque.
From its role as French Open and Ryder Cup venue, Le Golf National already has a wonderful legacy and that will continue after Paris 2024.
"Following the Olympic Games, Golf National will resume its role as the national high-performance training centre of the French Golf Federation and host of the annual French Open, as well as a sport complex open to the community," the International Golf Federation says.
Le Golf National will be followed by the stunning Riviera Country Club for the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!
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