The Paduan clubs of Golf della Montecchia and Golf di Frassanelle will host the eighth edition of the International U.S. Kids Venice Open, the prestigious youth event that has enjoyed growing success and which this year is destined to exceed all expectations in terms of registrations and participating nations.
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The event, strongly desired by the organizers, the President of the PlayGolf54 Group Paolo Casati and the President of U.S. Kids Golf Italy Lola Geerts, which will take place from 18 to 20 August, will have the support and patronage of the Italian Golf Federation, CONI Veneto, the Municipality of Padua, Department of Sport of the Municipality of Padua and important institutions such as the Veneto Region.
, Province of Padua and the Municipalities of Galzignano Terme, Rovolon and the City of Selvazzano Dentro. The Venice Open is the first tournament in the world reserved for Juniors organized and carried out in the name of environmental sustainability - This commitment has been recognized by the GEO Foundation Golf Environment Organization, which has confirmed for the fourth consecutive time the "GEO Tournament Certification" at the event.
The initiatives of attention to the environment will be numerous, applied by the organizers and promoted among all the participants, starting with "Operation Pollinator" with the presentation of the Hives of Millebuche Honey in the green of the golf courses to protect bees, to the commitment " Plastic free "which involves the use of water bottles, water dispensers, cap collection and obviously careful separate collection and the" 3R - Recycle, Reuse, Reduce "project, in fact the entire organization will make use of recycled materials, from the shelving to the game markers.
There will be no lack of social commitment with charity projects. In fact, initiatives will be organized in favor of the Isola Association, which is a partner of the pediatric Hospice of Ulss 6 in Padua. On the field young people aged 6 to 18 - The match will see young people aged 6 to 18 on the field divided into sixteen categories based on age.
The tournament will be valid for the WAGR (World Amateur Golf Ranking), for the Italian order of merit and, for some categories, will affect the national ranking. The first Italian player classified in the Boys 13-18 category will be awarded the Teodoro Soldati Trophy, in memory of the young promise of Italian golf who died prematurely in 2015, just on the eve of the first edition of the Venice Open.