11th July 2012 | Alps Tour Golf

Back to Italy this week


Back in Montecchia after two years, from July 12 to 14. The Montecchia Golf Open 2012 will gather 132 players from 13 countries this week.

Numerous players to follow among which five winners season: Ireland’s Brendan McCarroll (Gosser Open and Open Sanremo), Britain’s Chris McDonnell (Slovenian Open) and the French Jerome Lando Casanova (Alps de Andalucia), Sebastien Gros (Open International de Haut Poitou) and Xavier Poncelet (Open de la Mirabelle d’Or). In the large Italian patrol of sixty starters, they have the credentials to compete at a high level Alessio Bruschi and Gregory Molteni, strong experience on the European and Challenge Tour, the Venetians Joon Kim, appeared in excellent condition in recent weeks , and Nicholas Quintarelli, the Romans Nunzio Lombardi and Mattia Miloro, Lombards Federico Elli and Cristiano Terragni, last year to sign the Open of Asti, and the Ligurian Andrea Zanini, who was also in past winner in the circuit.

In the field as well as some national amateur: among them Lorenzo Scotto, Andrea Bolognesi, Laporta, Francesco, Filippo Bergamaschi, Filippo Zucchetti, Corrado De Stefani and Edward Torrieri.

The course, designed by architect Tom McCauley, over the same tournament in 2010, has hosted two rounds of the Challenge Tour in 2001 and 2002, along with other important national competitions. As usual it will prove a severe test for the competitors. The Golf Montecchia, after receiving an initial certificate in 2007, was honored this year with the Environment Award “Committed to Green” with the following motivation: “To have achieved the total renovation of the turf of tees and fairways, passing from species to species microthermal macrotherm – implemented at the time of the 18 expected on the remaining 27 holes and 9 holes in the summer of 2012 – allowing a drastic reduction in consumption of water and pesticides. ” In addition, the Golf Course Committee of the Royal & Ancient of St. Andrews has entered the circle between the “Case Studies” international, further testifying to the commitment made by the club to respect and protect the environment.

By Italian Pro Tour

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