JT, Morikawa headline Olympic golf field

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With the conclusion of the U.S. Open marking the end to the qualifying period for the Tokyo Summer Games, the men's 60-golfer Olympic field is set.

The United States will send a star-studded group of Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele, and Bryson DeChambeau to Japan, all of whom rank inside the top six in the world.

Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, and reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama, representing the host nation, will also compete for the gold medal.

The golf event runs from July 29-Aug. 1. However, for North American viewers, the tournament starts on the evening of July 28 due to the time difference.

Here's the complete list of Olympian golfers hailing from 36 different countries:

United States 🇺🇸

Player World Rank
Justin Thomas 3
Collin Morikawa 4
Xander Schauffele 5
Bryson DeChambeau 6

Electing to skip: Dustin Johnson

Team note: The U.S. is the only team sending four golfers to Tokyo, which is the maximum number allowed if all players are inside the top 15 in the world ranking. Each golfer will be making their Olympic debut. Matt Kuchar claimed a bronze medal for the Americans in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Canada 🇨🇦

Player World Rank
Corey Conners 36
Mackenzie Hughes 63

Team note: Corey Conners and Mackenzie Hughes will represent Canada for the first time after Graham DeLaet and David Hearn had the honor in 2016. Before golf returned to the Olympics for the Rio games, Canada was the defending gold medal winner after George Lyon claimed victory at the 1904 summer Olympics.

Great Britain 🇬🇧

Player World Rank
Paul Casey 20
Tommy Fleetwood 33

Electing to skip: Tyrrell Hatton, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Lee Westwood

Team note: After three qualified players withdrew from consideration, Tommy Fleetwood will join Paul Casey in Great Britain's attempt to defend Justin Rose's gold medal.

Spain 🇪🇸

Player World Rank
Jon Rahm 1
Adri Arnaus 160

Electing to skip: Sergio Garcia, Rafa Cabrera Bello

Team note: World No. 1 Jon Rahm partners with the European Tour's Adri Arnaus for a formidable duo of bombers. Fresh off his U.S. Open victory, you'd have to imagine Rahm will be favored to win the gold medal.

Ireland 🇮🇪

Player Rank
Rory McIlroy 10
Shane Lowry 42

Team note: Given the option to represent Great Britain or Ireland, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy will play under the Irish flag alongside reigning Open champion Shane Lowry. McIlroy elected to skip the 2016 Rio Games due to concerns with the Zika virus.

Japan 🇯🇵

Player World Rank
Hideki Matsuyama 16
Rikuya Hoshino 76

Team note: All eyes will be on Hideki Matsuyama, as the green jacket winner will compete on home soil with Rikuya Hoshino, who recently placed tied-for-26th at the U.S. Open. If Matsuyama can win the Masters and a gold medal in the same year, he'll go down as a legend in Japanese sporting history.

Australia 🇦🇺

Player World Rank
Cameron Smith 28
Marc Leishman 43

Electing to skip: Adam Scott

Team note: Unfortunately for the Aussies, Olympic golf is not a team event. Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman won the PGA TOUR's Zurich Classic together in May but will be competing against each other in Tokyo.

Mexico 🇲🇽

Player World Rank
Abraham Ancer 23
Carlos Ortiz 53

South Korea 🇰🇷

Player World Rank
Sungjae Im 26
Si Woo Kim 49

Team note: The Olympics is a huge stage for both Sungjae Im and Si Woo Kim, as a medal of any kind will allow them to skip the otherwise mandatory two years of military service imposed by South Korea.

Italy 🇮🇹

Player World Rank
Guido Migliozzi 72
Francesco Molinari 133

Norway 🇳🇴

Player World Rank
Viktor Hovland 14
Kristian K Johannessen 292

South Africa 🇿🇦

Player World Rank
Garrick Higgo 38
Christiaan Bezuidenhout 46

Electing to skip: Louis Oosthuizen

Team note: Garrick Higgo will have the chance to turn more heads as he headlines the South African team following Louis Oosthuizen's decision to skip Tokyo. Higgo, 22, won the Palmetto Championship in only his second PGA TOUR start.

France 🇫🇷

Player World Rank
Victor Perez 37
Antoine Rozner 78

Chile 🇨🇱

Player World Rank
Joaquin Niemann 31
Mito Pereira 146

Team note: Young Joaquin Niemann will join forces with Mito Pereira, who recently received a promotion to the PGA TOUR with three victories on the Korn Ferry Tour.

Belgium 🇧🇪

Player World Rank
Thomas Detry 94
Thomas Pieters 107

Sweden 🇸🇪

Player World Rank
Alex Noren 95
Henrik Norlander 136

Team note: 2016 silver medalist Henrik Stenson failed to qualify.

Austria 🇦🇹

Player World Rank
Matthias Schwab 118
Sepp Straka 174

Electing to skip: Bernd Wiesberger

Finland 🇫🇮

Player World Rank
Kalle Samooja 117
Sami Valimaki 122

Denmark 🇩🇰

Player World Rank
Rasmus Hojgaard 121
Joachim B. Hansen 151

Argentina 🇦🇷

Player World Rank
Emiliano Grillo 74

Colombia 🇨🇴

Player World Rank
Sebastian Munoz 63

Thailand 🇹🇭

Player World Rank
Jazz Janewattananond 129
Gunn Charoenkul 259

Venezuela 🇻🇪

Player World Rank
Jhonattan Vegas 130

Slovakia 🇸🇰

Player World Rank
Rory Sabbatini 167

Team note: Rory Sabbatini, the former South African, will finally accomplish his dream of competing in the Olympics after becoming a Slovakian citizen in 2019.

New Zealand 🇳🇿

Player World Rank
 Ryan Fox 178

Chinese Taipei

Player World Rank
C.T. Pan 181

Poland 🇵🇱

Player World Rank
Adrian Meronk 189

Germany 🇩🇪

Player World Rank
Maximilian Kieffer 193
Hurly Long 263

Electing to skip: Martin Kaymer

Philippines 🇵🇭

Player World Rank
Juvic Pagunsan 216

Czech Republic 🇨🇿

Player World Rank
Ondrej Lieser 231

Zimbabwe 🇿🇼

Player World Rank
Scott Vincent 239

Paraguay 🇵🇾

Player World Rank
Fabrizio Zanotti 280

Puerto Rico 🇵🇷

Player World Rank
Rafael Campos 281

Malaysia 🇲🇾

Player World Rank
Gavin Kyle Green 286

China 🇨🇳

Player World Rank
Carl Yuan 291
Ashun Wu 315

India 🇮🇳

Player World Rank
Anirban Lahiri 340
JT, Morikawa headline Olympic golf field
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