Porsche European Open, event in Hamburg

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Porsche European Open, event in Hamburg
Porsche European Open, event in Hamburg

The DP World Tour returns this weekend with one of the most important events of the season, the Porsche European Open, staged from 1 to 4 June. Since 2015, this historic tournament has been held in Germany, with the support of the important automotive company.

The Green Eagle Golf Course in Hamburg will host the tournament.

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The reigning champion is Kalle Samooja, able to triumph last year with a crazy comeback in the last round. Edoardo Molinari finished in fifth place, confirming his excellent feeling with this tournament which saw him in second place in 2021.

The Turinese will be one of the four Azzurri at the start of the tournament, together with Guido Migliozzi, Renato Paratore and Francesco Laporta. Among the most awaited men of the weekend there will certainly be Victor Perez, a player in great shape and who has achieved excellent results over the years in Hamburg.

Also watch out for the Spanish couple Pablo Larrazabal and Jorge Campillo, as well as Will Besseling and Richard Mansell, both among the best last year. Hamburg's Green Eagle Golf Course is a PAR 72 of 7,603 yards. The route is absolutely one of the longest that are tackled on the DP World Tour and also one of the hardest.

Water hazards in almost all the holes and several doglegs to tackle, it is difficult to expect extremely low scores. Last year the Finn Kalle Samooja won with a score of -6. Hamburg is a city-state in Germany, formerly part of the Hanseatic League, located on the Elbe River estuary.

With about 1.85 million inhabitants, it is the second most populous city in Germany, after the capital Berlin, and it is also the most populous non-capital city in the European Union. The Port of Hamburg is one of the most important ports in the world which, together with the international airport, makes Hamburg an important global logistics centre.

From an economic point of view, the metropolis is recognized in the fields of aerospace technology, life sciences, information technology, as well as the consumer goods industry and the media. Since 1996 Hamburg has also been the seat of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (TIDM).

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