Mexican Golf Delegation Set for Paris 2024 Olympics with Historic Double Qualification for Women

Mexico's golfers qualify for Paris 2024 Olympics! Historic achievement for women's team with 2 qualifiers, most from any Latin American country. Veterans Gabriela López Butrón and María José Fassi Álvarez join Carlos Ortiz and Abraham Ancer to compete.

Mexican Golf Delegation Set for Paris 2024 Olympics with Historic Double Qualification for Women
The Mexican golfers Gaby López and María Fassi will participate again in the Olympic Games, now in Paris 2024. Credit: CONADE

Mexican women's golf will proudly be represented at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Gabriela López Butrón and María José Fassi Álvarez have successfully qualified through the International Golf Federation (IGF) rankings for this prestigious summer tournament. This marks a significant achievement for Mexican golf, highlighting the nation's growing presence in the sport.

The path to Paris was a demanding two-year qualification period, during which both López Butrón and Fassi Álvarez demonstrated exceptional skill and consistency. Gabriela López Butrón concluded the qualification phase in 26th place, ensuring her spot in the Olympics for the third time. López Butrón has previously competed in Rio 2016, where she finished 31st, and in Tokyo 2020, finishing 38th. Her return to the Olympic stage is a reassurance to her enduring talent and dedication.

On the other hand, María José Fassi Álvarez secured her Olympic berth by ranking 44th. Fassi Álvarez will be participating in her second Olympics, having finished 23rd in Tokyo 2020. Her continued presence in the Olympics underscores her remarkable growth and potential in the sport.

Mexico stands out in the Latin American golfing community, being the only country with two women qualified for the Paris Olympic Games. Furthermore, Mexico is unique in sending four representatives to compete in golf. This remarkable feat places Mexican golf on the global stage, showcasing the nation's commitment to nurturing and promoting golfing talent.

The Mexican Delegation

The Mexican delegation competing in Paris 2024 will mirror the team from Tokyo 2020, as Carlos Ortiz and Abraham Ancer have also secured their spots in the men's category. Their qualifications were confirmed last Monday following the conclusion of the official men's ranking. This consistency in team composition speaks volumes about the sustained excellence and competitive spirit of Mexican golfers.

The Olympic golf events will be held at the esteemed Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near the historic Versailles area. This venue is renowned as one of the most prestigious courses in Europe, having hosted the French Open of the DP World Tour and the 2018 Ryder Cup. The women's golf competition is scheduled from August 7 to 10, while the men's competition will take place from August 1 to 4.

As in the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 editions, the Paris 2024 golf tournament will feature 60 golfers in both the men's and women's categories. This format continues to bring together the world's top golfers, providing a platform for them to showcase their talents and compete at the highest level.

The qualification of Gabriela López Butrón and María José Fassi Álvarez for the Paris 2024 Olympics is a significant milestone for Mexican women's golf. Their achievements highlight their individual talents and reflect the strength and potential of Mexican golf on the international stage. As these athletes prepare to compete in one of the most prestigious sporting events, they carry the hopes and pride of a nation eager to see them succeed.