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Qualifying date for Olympics set

Updated: March 5, 2014, 1:12 PM ET
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

DORAL, Fla. -- Olympic qualifying for 2016 will be determined by the Official World Golf Ranking as of July 11 of that year.

The date is significant because it will fall prior to the Open Championship at Royal Troon, which will be played that week.

Ty Votaw, an executive with the PGA Tour and a vice president of the International Golf Federation, announced during a news conference at Trump National Doral on Wednesday as part of adidas' participation with the United States team that ...

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