From the Coni Hall of Honor the countdown to DS Automobiles 78° Open d’Italia of golf, scheduled from 2 to 5 September next. The greatest spectacle of the tricolor “green” will be played at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club of Guidonia Montecelio (the last time was in 1994), a stone’s throw from the capital, right where in 2023 the Ryder Cup, the prestigious tournament that sees US and European champions compete against each other.
An event that will see the elite of world golf in Rome. In particular, it will be a key event for European players towards the American Ryder Cup, as it will be the penultimate appointment before the call-up for the event that will be held in Wisconsin from 24 to 26 September. The eyes will all be for Francesco Molinari, which will point to the trio of successes in the tournament. Among the big Italians there will be, among others, too Guido Migliozzi, the best blue in the world ranking and who, together with the Turin player, will represent Italgolf at the Tokyo Games in the men’s individual competition.
“The 78th Italian Open will be a glimpse into the future,” he said Valentina Vezzali, Undersecretary to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers with responsibility for sport -. In fact, it will be an opportunity to project ourselves towards the great appointment of the Ryder Cup 2023. 5 years after the assignment to our country of the historic challenge between Europe and the United States, Italy, Rome and the renewed course of Marco Simone Golf & Country Clubs are ready to play a leading role, becoming an essential reference on the world golf scene “.
“After the success in 2019, in the splendid setting of the Olgiata club house, the fact that the Italian Open is back in Lazio fills us with great pride”, said the president of the Lazio Region. Nicola Zingaretti. While the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi he reiterated that the Italian Golf Open is “a message of trust and hope, it is another significant step towards rebirth towards the restart and normality. It is an event that, leveraging sport, focuses on tourism promotion of Rome, the Roman territory and Italy “.
And, great news, for the occasion the tournament will be open for free to the public. An important signal was launched by the Italian Golf Federation, in agreement with the Official Advisor Infront. An opportunity also for the relaunch of tourism, not only golf, beyond the health emergency.
Last updated: Monday 5 July 2021, 18:59
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