Time for Costa Navarino Legends Tour Trophy

Canonica secured 17th place at the Barbados event but failed to make the cut in the subsequent Major (KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship), while Tadini is making his debut on the Legends Tour

by Andrea Gussoni
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Time for Costa Navarino Legends Tour Trophy
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Emanuele Canonica and Alessandro Tadini are participating in the Costa Navarino Legends Tour Trophy, the third tournament of the Legends Tour season, taking place from June 7th to 9th at Costa Navarino, Greece. The competition spans 54 holes, with the first 18 played at the Bay Course and the remainder at the International Olympic Academy.

Costa Navarino Legends Tour Trophy, schedule

Among the competitors are six of the top ten players in the money list, including Australian Scott Hend, the current leader, and Englishman Peter Baker, who dominated the previous season with four victories and topping the money list.

Baker started this season in similar fashion by winning the opening event, the Barbados Legends, where he defeated Hend in a playoff. These top players are expected to contend for the title, with others in pursuit including Swedes Mikael Lundberg (ranked 6th) and Joakim Haeggman (ranked 7th), Englishman Andrew Marshall (ranked 9th), and Frenchman Christian Cevaer (ranked 10th).

Also worth watching are Brazilian Adilson Da Silva, South African James Kingston, Welshman Phillip Price, Scotsman Greig Hutcheon, German Thomas Gogele, and Englishman Greg Owen. Canonica secured 17th place at the Barbados event but failed to make the cut in the subsequent Major (KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship), while Tadini is making his debut on the Legends Tour.

The Legends Tour is a professional golf tour specifically designed for players aged 50 and over. It provides former professional golfers with the opportunity to continue competing at a high level and showcase their skills to fans around the world.

The tour features a series of tournaments held at prestigious golf courses across various countries, offering prize money and the chance to win coveted titles. Many legendary golfers who have enjoyed success on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and other professional circuits participate in the Legends Tour.

These seasoned players bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the tournaments, delighting fans with their enduring talent and competitive spirit. The Legends Tour events often include pro-ams and special events that allow fans to interact with the players and experience the camaraderie of the golfing community.

Additionally, the tour serves as a platform to promote the game of golf among older demographics and inspire amateur golfers of all ages to continue pursuing their passion for the sport. Overall, the Legends Tour plays a vital role in preserving the legacy of golf and celebrating the achievements of its iconic players, while also providing entertainment and excitement for golf enthusiasts worldwide.

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