The Golf course will be constructed in the Reserva Marapendi (Marapendi Environmental Protection Area), in the neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, which will concentrate most of the Rio 2016™ Games venues. It will be a unique Olympic venue, located approximately five Km away from the Olympic and Paralympic Village and seven Km from the Media Principal Centre (MPC) and the International Broadcast Centre (IBC), in the south of Avenida das Américas and in the north of the Marapendi Lake.
Legacy: After the Rio 2016™ Games, it will operate as a public facility the main purpose of which will be to promote Golf in Brazil and South America. It will be one of the main Rio 2016™ Games legacies for the development of Golf in Brazil.
Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Golf
Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -
Current use: -
Post-Games use: Public Golf course
Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 2,500 + 17,500 (standing)