After it was resurrected four years ago at the Rio de Janeiro Games, Olympic golf gets its second go-round in Japan this year. A number of the sport’s biggest names, both men and women, will be in attendance at one of the country’s most historic courses for a tournament that will be played in prime time on the U.S. East Coast. But two stars, Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm, were forced to withdraw from the event because of covid-19 issues.

Here’s what to know about golf at the Tokyo Olympics.

What to know

  • When is the tournament taking place?
  • How can I watch the tournament?
  • Where is it taking place?
  • What is the format?
  • How was the field chosen?
  • Who are the biggest names in the tournament?