Italian Championships, De Leo triumphed



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Italian Championships, De Leo triumphed

Azzurri protagonists at the Italian International Golf Championships. At the Acaya GC in Vernole (Lecce) Gregorio De Leo with 274 (66 66 69 73 -10) strokes won the title - in the individual competition - ahead of another Italian player, Marco Florioli, second with 281 (67 65 72).

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Italian Championships, results

While in the women's event, at the GC Parco de 'Medici, in Rome, Charlotte Liautier triumphed. The french woman, with a total of 285 (76 69 69 71 -3), overtook the competition of Carolina Melgrati (74 72 70 71) and Francesca Fiorellini (72 69 75 71), both on the podium with 287 (-1).

However, Melgrati ranked second (with Fiorellini third) by virtue of the best last 36 holes played compared to her compatriot. But in both competitions - staged behind closed doors and in compliance with the security and containment measures of Covid-19 established by the FIG protocols - Italy won in the Nations' Trophy.

In Puglia the Italy 1 team (Gregorio De Leo, Andrea Romano and Lucas Nicolas Fallotico) with a total of 409 hits beat the France 1 team, second with 416. While in the Eternal City the Italy 1 female team (Alessia Nobilio, Melgrati and Fiorellini) with 430 stemmed the competition from France 2.

Meanwhile, on the European Tour, In Nairobi the Magical Kenya Open goes to Justin Harding who thus celebrates his second career title on the European Tour. Guido Migliozzi, outgoing champion from Vicenza, fails the feat (he won the tournament in 2019, in 2020 the race was canceled due to Covid), 12 / or with 271 (71 65 67 68, -13) such as Nino Bertasio from Brescia (67 69 69 66, -13).

On the course of the Karen Country Club (par 71) Harding with a total of 263 (66 67 64 66, -21) overtook the competition of the American Kurt Kitayama, second with 265 (-19). Third place (267, -17) for the Scot Connor Syme.

Bogey free test for the South African Harding - underlined by a -5 in the day with three birdies and a decisive eagle - who thus returns to success on the maximum continental circuit two years after the first time (March 2019 at the Qatar Masters).

However, there are a total of 11 victories for the 35-year-old from Western Cape who also includes 7 seals on the Sunshine Tour and two on the Asian Tour in the palmares.