In Palm Harbor (Florida) the Valspar Championship, a PGA Tour golf tournament, has reserved its first verdicts. Americans still protagonists with Keegan Bradley reached, with a total of 130 (-12), by Sam Burns. And then Lucas Glover, Max Homa and Charely Hoffman all 3 / i with 134 (-8) and 4 hits to recover from the leaders.
Among the big comeback of Dustin Johnson, who however remains at a distance from the top positions. World number 1, the American moved up from 66th to 33rd with 139 (-3). He disappoints Justin Thomas (second in the world ranking), only 41 / o (140, -2).
From Patrick Reed to Phil Mickelson, from Justin Rose to Gary Woodland. These are some of the champions who failed to make it through the cut. While he was disqualified, for delivering an incorrect scorecard, Scott Harrington.
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.