In Atzenbrugg, near Vienna, from tomorrow to Sunday (15-18 April) the Austrian Golf Open will be staged, a tournament of the European Tour which, in July 2020, after four months of stop for covid, scored, with an event in combined, the restart of the most important continental circuits of the men's green (Eurotour and Challenge Tour).Six blues will be competing on the Diamond CC route.
From Nino Bertasio (the most continuous to date and back from three Top 20s) to Renato Paratore, from Edoardo Molinari to Lorenzo Gagli, from Lorenzo Scalise to Aron Zemmer. These are the Italians on the pitch in Austria.
Martin Kaymer, Austrian Golf Open
Among the big names in the field is the German Martin Kaymer, former number 1 in the world (in 2011) without successes since 2014 (Us Open).
Among the favorites to the title also the South African Justin Harding and the American Kurt Kitayama. In an event that will offer a prize pool of 1,000,000 euros and which will be played on the dates in which the Tenerife Open should be played (postponed instead of two weeks and now scheduled from 29 April to 2 May, before two stages consecutive in Tenerife, the other, the Tenerife Championship will be played from 6 to 9 May), which instead took the place of the Portugal Masters, postponed for Covid.
It will be played at Golf Costa Adeje from May 6 -9, the date vacated by the postponement of the Open de France last week. The Tenerife Championship will have a prize fund of €1.5million and forms a double-header at the venue, taking place the week after the Tenerife Open (April 29-May 2).
The European Tour’s three tournament stretch in the Canary Islands begins with next week’s Gran Canaria Lopesan Open which is hosted by Ryder Cup player Rafa Cabrera Bello at Meloneras Golf. Keith Pelley, European Tour Chief Executive, said: “We are very grateful to Golf Costa Adeje and the Costa Adeje Municipality for their support in creating the Tenerife Championship at such short notice.