sport news All four British and Irish golfers are in contention for Olympic glory as ...

sport news All four British and Irish golfers are in contention for Olympic glory as ...
sport news All four British and Irish golfers are in contention for Olympic glory as ...
All four British and Irish golfers are in contention for Olympic glory as the USA's Xander Schauffele looks to fulfil his partially sighted father's dream and win gold... while Hideki Matsuyama is hoping to triumph on home soil Xander Schauffele is a shot ahead of Hideki Matsuyama going into the final day  Paul Casey, Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood or Shane Lowry could win though McIlroy admitted that the Olympic tournament had exceeded his expectations Schauffele's father was a decathlete hopeful before losing his sight in one eye His only-ever coach, Schauffele is hoping to fulfil his dreams and win gold  Matsuyama is looking to back up his Masters win with victory in Kawagoe  Find out the latest Tokyo Olympic news including schedule, medal table and results right here

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The sight of all four British and Irish golfers competing in the Olympics bearing down on the leaders going into the final round of the golf competition represented a dream scenario for the organisers following so many withdrawals in the build-up.

The fact the two pacemakers were American Xander Schauffele, trying to complete a moving personal triumph, and Hideki Matsuyama, the poster boy of Japanese sport, simply completed the picture.

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It's hard to imagine there will be too many refuseniks in Paris next time following this extravaganza. 

Paul Casey is just two shots off leader Xander Schauffele heading into the final day in Kawagoe

Paul Casey is just two shots off leader Xander Schauffele heading into the final day in Kawagoe

Rory McIlroy is also among the chasing pack and has been pleasantly surprised by the event

Rory McIlroy is also among the chasing pack and has been pleasantly surprised by the event

Tommy Fleetwood and Shane Lowry are both a shot off McIlroy on -10 in Saitama Prefecture

Tommy Fleetwood and Shane Lowry are both a

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