With a comeback to be framed that saw him rise from 41 / o place and establish himself after a five-player play-off, Stefano Mazzoli in San Giovanni del Pantano (Perugia) won, with 204 (72 71 61, -9) hits, the Antognolla Alps Open presented by + energy.
Stefano Mazzoli, Antognolla Alps Open
The 24 year old from Segrate (Milan) with a partial bogey free final closed in 61 (-10) and characterized by eight birdies and an eagle, took the opportunity of the play-off. And thanks to another birdie he overtook four players at the over time, including two other Italians, Stefano Pitoni (in the lead after the first two rounds) and Filippo Bergamaschi, second like Irishman Paul McBride and Spaniard Alex Esmatges.
In Umbria, in the third seasonal appointment of the Italian Pro Tour - also included in the Alps Tour calendar, the third European circuit - 6 / o place (207, -6) ex aequo for Jacopo Vecchi Fossa and Matteo Manassero, the biggest expected of the competition.
Five therefore the Azzurri in the Top 10. With Mazzoli who at Antognolla Golf (par 71) hit the second professional title, again on the Alps Tour, after the exploit of 2019 in Egypt at the Red Sea Little Venice Open. In Italy it is possible again to organize and play golf competitions in the yellow zone.
The good news was communicated in time by the Federgolf. After the one relating to the abolition of the examination of the rules, the Federation issues another circular (number 16), less surprising than the previous one but very much awaited.
Starting from April 26, 2021 it is allowed, exclusively for the territories located in the yellow zone, to carry out any sporting golf activity outdoors, in compliance with the guidelines adopted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers - Department for Sport.
After careful analysis of the current legislation and unless otherwise and any guidance should be provided by the Department of Sport of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, any golf sporting activity, events, demonstrations and competitions (including social and pro -am) if carried out outdoors and in compliance with the Federal Protocol.
With reference to the performance of the amateur sports activity referred to there, the use of changing rooms is prohibited unless otherwise established by the guidelines referred to in the first sentence. For the territories located in the orange and red areas, the prescriptions made with previous legislative measures remain valid and effective.
A great step forward after months of lockouts or general play. Once again it's up to us now to respect the rules (not just those of golf) so that golf never stops.