Meet the female American golfers playing the Olympics for Team USA (

Olympic qualifying rules stipulate that only two players from each country are allowed into the competition — unless they’re inside the top 15 in the world. In that case, up to two more players can represent each team. That’s good news for the American women, who had exactly four women — Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang, Lexi Thompson and Jessica Korda — qualified. They’re now among the favorites to medal at this week’s Games.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

The best golf content delivered directly to your inbox.

Inside the expensive world of custom clubs (

Try these 5 tips to find the perfect golf shaft for your swing (