Francesco Molinari: "Skipping Tokyo's tough"



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Francesco Molinari: "Skipping Tokyo's tough"

Two days before the start of the 78th edition of the Italian Open, scheduled from 2 to 5 September at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio (Rome), these are the words of Francesco Molinari. The Turin player, one of the most anticipated protagonists, is still not in the best of conditions after the back injury that forced him to miss important events in 2021, including the Tokyo Games.

Francesco Molinari, statements

"Skipping the Olympics was tough. But now I look forward and I hope, in 2024, to be in top form in Paris. Two years after the last time it is nice to return to the Italian Open. Unfortunately the physical problems have conditioned my season and I do not arrive here with great expectations.

I hope to soon find the best form and above all the continuity that I lacked. , especially in training ". Two days before the start of the 78th edition of the Italian Open, scheduled from 2 to 5 September at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio (Rome), these are the words of Francesco Molinari.

The Turin player, one of the most anticipated protagonists, is still not in the best of conditions after the back injury that forced him to miss important events in 2021, including the Tokyo Games. "Skipping the Olympics - he explained - was tough.

But now I look forward and I hope, in 2024, to be in top form in Paris". A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship).

A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the "secret weapon" of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.

"He's a good guy, he's been through a lot as a sportsman and he's the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I'm not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period.

". These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed 'the Baltimore Shark', important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. "The mental aspect is something I've worked on a lot with him lately.

I'm really lucky to have him around. Besides, he's a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value." This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.