Epson Tour: the Moresco sisters in Michigan

The Epson Tour moves from Indiana to Michigan for the Island Resort Championship presented by Delta County Chamber, scheduled from June 21 to 23 at Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris

by Andrea Gussoni
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Epson Tour: the Moresco sisters in Michigan
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The Epson Tour moves from Indiana to Michigan for the Island Resort Championship presented by Delta County Chamber, scheduled from June 21 to 23 at Sweetgrass Golf Club in Harris. The tournament will feature sisters Angelica and Benedetta Moresco among its competitors.

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The field boasts a strong lineup with fourteen of the top sixteen players from the money list participating, including eight of the top ten. Seven of the nine season winners are also in attendance, led by New Zealand's Fiona Xu, ranked number one, followed by Madison Young (ranked 2nd), Briana Chacon (ranked 4th), Australian Cassie Porter (ranked 6th), and recent Otter Creek Championship winner Savannah Vilaubi (ranked 10th).

Also contending are Valery Plata from Colombia (ranked 12th) and Juliana Hung from Taiwan (ranked 16th). Top-ten money list contenders Mariel Galdiano (ranked 7th), Jessica Porvasnik (ranked 8th), and Kim Kaufman (ranked 9th) will also vie for the title.

Noteworthy participants include Slovenian Ana Belac, Dutch player Dewi Weber, and Chinese golfers Miranda Wang and Michelle Zhang. Angelica Moresco has struggled to replicate her form from last year, having finished in the money only twice so far this season.

In contrast, Benedetta Moresco, in her debut season on the Epson Tour, has shown promising form, securing four top finishes in six appearances. The total prize purse for the championship is €262,500. The Epson Tour, often referred to as the Epson Tour Series, is a professional golf tour that serves as a developmental pathway for aspiring golfers aiming to reach the highest levels of the sport.

It is recognized as a stepping stone to the LPGA Tour, providing players with opportunities to compete and earn experience in professional tournaments. Founded to support the growth of women's professional golf, the Epson Tour Series hosts events across various locations, primarily in the United States.

These tournaments offer competitive environments where players can showcase their skills and compete for prize money and tour status advancement. Participants on the Epson Tour include emerging talents from around the world, seeking to establish themselves as competitive professionals. The tour attracts players from diverse backgrounds, each striving to achieve success and progress in their careers.

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