(ANSA) – ROME, OCT 13 – Franco Chimenti, the president of the
Italian Golf Federation, on Tuesday voiced his satisfaction that the
2020 Italian Open is about to happen on the Chervò Golf Membership
close to Brescia from October 22 to 25 regardless of all of the difficulties
brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“When it was thought that the 2020 Italian Open wouldn’t take
place, there was the response of the Italian Golf Federation,
which labored onerous to verify the competitors may very well be held,”
Chimenti informed a information convention.
“We’re proud that we managed to do it and this can be a nice
success forward of the 2023 Ryder Cup (in Italy).
“The Italian Open will likely be of a excessive profile in technical phrases”.
Among the many stars set to be difficult for the 77th Italian Open,
a European Tour occasion, are two former world quantity ones,
Germany’s Martin Kaymer and Englishman Lee Westwood.
After profitable the British Masters and coming seventh on the BMW
PGA Championship, which is broadly thought-about a form of fifth
main, Renato Paratore is main the host nation’s hopes of a
Three-time Ryder Cup-winner Francesco Molinari, who grew to become the
first Italian to win a serious when he triumphed on the Open
Championship in 2018, is not going to be collaborating.
The 37-year-old, who lately moved to the US and
final week ended a seven-month break on the Shriners Hospitals
for Kids Open, will search to get again to his greatest on the PGA
The Chervò Golf Membership at San Vigilio di Pozzolengo is internet hosting the
Italian Open for the primary time.
The occasion will happen behind closed doorways due to the
Chimenti mentioned he was hopeful Italy would have the ability to maintain two
worldwide occasions on the European Tour in 2021 because the nation
will get prepared for the 2023 Ryder Cup.
Photograph: Renato Paratore. (ANSA).
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