Abruzzo Alps Open without Matteo Manassero

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Abruzzo Alps Open without Matteo Manassero

The Italian Pro Tour of golf is once again the protagonist with the Abruzzo Alps Open, an event also included in the Alps Tour calendar. At the Miglianico Golf & Country Club in Miglianico (Chieti), the second round of the season will be staged from 22 to 24 April of the Federgolf national and international competition circuit.

Matteo Manassero out

In Abruzzo, where on 11 April he won the National Open Championship for the second time in his career, the blue Jacopo Vecchi Fossa will be among the favorites of the contest. While Matteo Manassero will be missing (he celebrated 28 years yesterday), leader of the order of merit of the Alps Tour (third European circuit), who will enjoy a rest session.

The French amateur Paul Margolis and the Scottish Ryan Lumsden will therefore try to take advantage of it, respectively in second and third place on the money list and winners of the first two seasonal events of the Alps Tour 2021.

In the race, on the Italian side, among the past winners there are Luca Cianchetti (champion in 2015 when he was still an amateur) and Stefano Pitoni (who scored in 2016). There is also curiosity for the Azzurri amateurs with the spotlight on, among others on Gregorio De Leo, Andrea Romano and Massimiliano Campigli.

Erica Herman, Tiger Woods' girlfriend, was by his side and helped him recover. Herman apparently dropped everything and rushed to see Tiger Woods after the serious injuries from the accident in February 2021. "Erica's been by his bedside, holding his hand and telling him everything’s going to be OK.

He’s a champ and he’s got this,” a source mentioned, per US Magazine. Meanwhile, good news about Tiger Woods: he is seeing his kids frequently. We are talking about Charlie Axel, 12, and Sam Alexis, 13. A sources close to the golfer tell "People" in this week's issue that his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, has been "incredible" in letting the kids spend extra time with their dad.

"He sees the kids a lot," says the insider. "Maybe not every day, but almost every day. A lot of that is because of Elin, who is just amazing. She's been incredible since the crash. She has bent over backwards to make sure that he can see the kids while he recovers from his injuries."