September 24, 1904 marks the last time golf was a part of the Olympic games. Held in St. Louis, Missouri, the games were spread out over the course of several months to coincide with the World’s Fair. The golf competition was held September 17 to September 24. George Lyon, a Canadian defeated US player Henry Egan in the match play event for the gold medal.
The only other time that golf was included in the competition was in the Paris games of 1900.