The Team GB golf kit wasn't officially launched - and this is why

2016 04 3977

The official Team GB kit launch for the 2016 Olympic Games was yesterday – and a host of sports were featured, but golf wasn’t one of them.

However, as discovered, there was a pretty simple reason for that.

The launch was conducted by kit sponsor adidas – not Team GB – and solely featured their athletes. And Justin Rose, currently situated in one of the two (at least) places for Rio alongside Danny Willett, couldn’t make it due to the fact he is defending his Zurich Classic of New Orleans title this week.


adidas - Olympic announcement - Justin Rose

He’s been involved in the process throughout though, providing regular feedback on the kits, which have been designed by Stella McCartney.

“In terms of our launch event yesterday – this was to unveil the range and iconography that you’ll see throughout the athletes’ kit,” said a spokesperson for adidas. “Whilst we had a lot of sports represented, there we a few where, due to athlete availability, we were unable to showcase them.

“However, we’ll be showing the full range over the next few weeks and you’ll start to see this appearing in retail in fan wear versions soon.”

The Olympic Games takes place from August 5-21, with the golf tournament from August 11-14.

Team GB Olympic Golf kit :: Would you buy it?

Although it hasn't been officially released yet, would you consider buying some replica Team GB golf kit? Leave your thoughts in the 'Comments' section below.

Share this Article

twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
The driver that has it all? | COBRA LTDx drivers REVIEWED!
play button
TaylorMade Stealth vs Callaway Rogue ST | 2022 DRIVER BATTLE
play button
Is this red carbon face faster? | TaylorMade Stealth driver REVIEWED!
play button
"I cannot find fault with it!" - Callaway Rogue ST driver REVIEWED!
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Luke Donald expresses interest in Ryder Cup captaincy
"Piece of sh*t f****ng set-up" - Jon Rahm rages at low scoring
Ryder Cup: Luke Donald favourite to be next European captain
Harrington: Robert MacIntyre ‘should have played way’ into Ryder Cup team
Tributes paid to former Masters champ Bob Goalby

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Make your backswing steeper
play button
Extend your arms through impact
play button
Don’t shorten your swing says Denis Pugh
play button
A lesson for cack-handed golfers
See all videos right arrow