Matteo Manassero and Guido Migliozzi in Paris

Migliozzi, born in Vicenza on 25 January 1997, boasts three titles on the DP World Tour, the last of which came in 2022 at the Open de France, right on the Le Golf National course

by Andrea Gussoni
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Matteo Manassero and Guido Migliozzi in Paris
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Matteo Manassero and Guido Migliozzi have signed up for the Paris Olympics where, from 1 to 4 August, they will be among the 60 protagonists of the men's individual competition staged at Le Golf National. In the home of the 2018 Ryder Cup, the two Venetians will face champions of the discipline such as, among others, the Americans Scottie Scheffler and Xander Schauffele (gold medal at the Tokyo Games), respectively number 1 and 3 in the world.

And again: Rory McIlroy (second in the world ranking), who will compete for Ireland, the Swede Ludvig Aberg, the Spaniard Jon Rahm, the Norwegian Viktor Hovland. For Great Britain, here are Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Fitzpatrick.

Manassero, results

Both from Veneto, it will be the second appearance at the Games for Manassero and Migliozzi. Manassero's debut came in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro (he ranked 27th), when golf returned to the Olympics 112 years after the last time.

That of Migliozzi at the Tokyo Games (he finished in 32nd place). Best Italian in the world ranking, Manassero was born in Negrar di Valpolicella on 19 April 1993. After a predestined start to his career (the record of youngest winner on the top European men's circuit still stands today, thanks to his exploits in Spain in Castellò Masters at the age of 17 years, 6 months and 5 days), with triumphs all over the world, Manassero has known difficulties.

He started from the bottom and, with perseverance, after almost 11 years he returned to impose himself this year on the DP World Tour, where he made it, in South Africa, the Jonsson Workwear Open. Migliozzi, born in Vicenza on 25 January 1997, boasts three titles on the DP World Tour, the last of which came in 2022 at the Open de France, right on the Le Golf National course.

On June 24th, the 60 players who will compete for the medals from 7 to 10 August, again at Le Golf National, will be known. For Italy, Alessandra Fanali is already certain of a place, fresh from 6th place in the 27th edition of the Ladies Italian Open won at the Golf Nazionale di Sutri (Viterbo) by the Englishwoman Amy Taylor. On the Italian side, Virginia Elena Carta also dreams of qualification.

Matteo Manassero Guido Migliozzi DP World Tour
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