In Appiano Gentile (Como) Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, 26 years old from Reggio Emilia, drags his team to success in the Pro-Am and is preparing to play as protagonist the seventh edition of the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon, starting from tomorrow to Friday ( June 16-18) at La Pinetina Golf Club.
Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, Pro-Am
In the show that preceded the fourth appointment of the Italian Pro Tour (the circuit of national and international competitions of the FIG) 2021, also included in the Alps Tour calendar, Vecchi Fossa, teamed with the amateurs Franco Carbone and Filippo Frisia, with a total of "-31" led his team to success.
Leader of the order of merit of the Alps Tour, the third men's European circuit, at the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon he will chase a new exploit after those arrived in the National Open Championship (Italian Pro Tour) and the Abruzzo Alps Open (Italian Pro Tour) and Alps Tour).
Among the Azzurri there is also a chance of success for Stefano Mazzoli and Luca Cianchetti. In an event favorable to Italian players who have won the tournament consecutively from 2015 to 2018. Dustin Johnson with 9.9760 confirms himself as the number 1 in world golf.
The American leads the ranking with a reassuring advantage over compatriot Justin Thomas, second with 8.1075 ahead of Spaniard Jon Rahm, 3 / o with 8.0607. Even without playing Guido Migliozzi confirms himself as the blue 'best player' and approaches the Top 100.
The Vicenza player, now certain of a place at the Tokyo Games, has gone from 106 / a to 103 / a position (1.3926) and after the US Open (June 17-20 in La Jolla, California) aims to make the list of the best 100 golfers in the world.
An escalation that of the 24-year-old from Veneto who at the end of 2020 was 203 / o. As many as 100 positions have been gained, also thanks to the three second places obtained in 2021 on the European Tour. Another step back for Francesco Molinari, from 167 / o to 173 / o with 0.9298.
However, Renato Paratore does not take advantage of it, who, with the exit to the cut in the Scandinavian Mixed in Sweden, wastes the chance to overtake the Turinese also in view of the qualifications for the Tokyo Olympics (which will end in a week, on 21 June), slipping from 177 / a to 180 / a position with 0.9080.
The first career success on the PGA Tour is for Garrick Higgo the 39th place with 2.9559. The South African, 54 / o on the eve of the Palmetto Championship, with the exploit in South Carolina has entered the list of the best 50 in the world.
An important leap forward also for Northern Irishman Jonathan Caldwell, from 456 / o to 210 / o after the achievement at Scandinavian Mixed.