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Which players would comprise 2016 Olympic field?

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The Winter Olympics are over, which means golf’s return to the Games is only 2 ½ years away.

The International Olympic Committee has restricted the International Golf Federation to an Olympic field of 60 players for each of the men’s and women’s events, which will be 72 holes of stroke play. The top 15 players in the Official World Ranking will be eligible for the event, with a limit of four players from a given country qualifying based on their ranking. Beyond the top 15, players will be eligible based on world rankings, with a maximum of two eligible players from each country that does not already have two or more players among the top 15.

So, if the 2016 Rio Olympics were held today, here is how the 60-man field would look (based on the Feb. 24 OWGR):



Argentina:
 Angel Cabrera (71), Emiliano Grillo (134)

Australia: Adam Scott (2) Jason Day (4)

Austria:
 Bernd Wiesberger (62)

Bangladesh: 
Siddikur Rahman (182)

Belgium: Nicolas Colsaerts (101)

Brazil: Adilson da Silva (241)

Canada: Graham DeLaet (28), David Hearn (154)

Chile:
 Felipe Aguilar (193), Mark Tullo (413)

China: Liang Wen-Chong (119), Wu Ashun (140)

Colombia:
 Camilo Villegas (278)

Denmark: Thomas Bjorn (27), Thorbjorn Olesen (60)

Fiji: Vijay Singh (155)

Finland: Mikko Ilonen (59), Roope Kakko (208)

France: Victor Dubuisson (23), Gregory Bourdy (109)

Germany: Martin Kaymer (50), Marcel Siem (106)

Great Britain: Justin Rose (6), Rory McIlroy (8)* (If McIlroy instead chose to play for Ireland, Ian Poulter (18) would make team)

India: Anirban Lahiri (103) Gaganjeet Bhullar (141)

Ireland: Graeme McDowell (15), Shane Lowry (96)

Italy: 
Francesco Molinari (46), Matteo Manassero (49)

Japan: Hideki Matsuyama (22), Koumei Oda (76)

Republic of Korea: Hyung-Sung Kim (72), K.J. Choi (87)

Malaysia: Nicholas Fung (239)

Mexico: Jose de Jesus Rodriguez (357)

Netherlands:
 Joost Luiten (45), Daan Huizing (207)

New Zealand: Michael Hendry (214), Tim Wilkinson (261)

Norway: 
Espen Kofstad (379)

Philippines: Angelo Que (252), Antonio Lascuna (281)

Portugal:
 Ricardo Santos (215), Jose-Filipe Lima (234)

South Africa:
 Charl Schwartzel (16), Ernie Els (29)

Spain: 
Sergio Garcia (9),
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano (40)

Sweden:
 Henrik Stenson (3), Jonas Blixt (47)

Thailand: Thongchai Jaidee (52), Kiradech Aphibarnrat (67)

United States:
 Tiger Woods (1), Phil Mickelson (4), Zach Johnson (7), Dustin Johnson (10)

Zimbabwe:
 Brendon de Jonge (70)

WOMEN

Australia:
 Karrie Webb (7), Katherine Kirk (107)

Belgium: Chloe Leurquin (453)

Canada:
 Rebecca Lee-Bentham (193), Alena Sharp (232)

Chile:
 Paz Echeverria (429)

China: Shanshan Feng (6), Lin Xiyu (189)

Chinese: Taipei Yani Tseng (39), Teresa Lu (53)

Colombia:
 Mariajo Uribe (128), Lisa McCloskey (200)

Denmark: 
Line Vedel Hansen (182), Malene Jorgensen (253)

Finland:
 Minea Blomqvist (264), Noora Tamminen (388)

France: 
Karine Icher (26), Gwladys Nocera (77)

Germany :
Sandra Gal (41), Caroline Masson (61)

Great Britain:
 Catriona Matthew (10), Jodi Ewart Shadoff (52)

India:
 Gauri Monga (435)

Ireland: Alison Walshe (102)

Italy: Giulia Sergas (81), Diana Luna (144)

Japan: Mika Miyazato (24), Ai Miyazato (27)

Republic of Korea: Inbee Park (1), So Yeon Ryu (5), Na Yeon Choi (8), I.K. Kim (12)

Malaysia: Kelly Tan (460)

Mexico: Alejandra Llaneza (355), Margarita Ramos (441)

Netherlands: Dewi Claire Schreefel (113), Christel Boeljon (130)

New Zealand: Lydia Ko (4), Kim Dana (122)

Norway: Suzann Pettersen (2) Marianne Skarpnord (266)

Paraguay: Julieta Granada (84)

Philippines: 
Jennifer Rosales (148)

Russia: Maria Balikoeva (332)

South Africa: Lee-Anne Pace (51), Ashleigh Simon (173)

Spain: 
Beatriz Recari (21), Azahara Munoz (32)

Sweden: Caroline Hedwall (22), Anna Nordqvist (14)

Switzerland: Fabienne In-Albon (455), Anais Maggetti (488)

Thailand:
 Pornanong Phatlum (31) Ariya Jutanugarn (35)

United States: Stacy Lewis (3), Lexi Thompson (9), Paula Creamer (11), Cristie Kerr (13)

Venezuela: Veronica Felibert (329)