After Rory McIlroy, the English who won the US Open and the Norwegian n.11 in the world also confirmed their presence. Among the Italians Francesco Molinari and his brother Edoardo
The next Italian Open promises to be unforgettable, with a field full of champions. A few days ago he confirmed the presence of Rory McIlroy, number 3 in the world and fresh winner of the FedxCup in America. Now other big names in world golf have been added to the list of champions who will play the 79th edition of the Italian Open. Together with Northern Ireland, from 15 to 18 September at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio (Rome), the English Matt Fitzpatrick and the Norwegian Viktor Hovland will take the field, respectively, in tenth and eleventh place. of the world ranking. Among the Major champions, with McIlroy and Fitzpatrick – who won the Us Open this year – there will also be Francesco Molinari. The Turin-born, who won the Italian Open in 2006 and 2016, will be chasing the trio of successes.
Fitzpatrick is very keen to show his qualities to the Italian public: “I can’t wait to go back to Rome to play the Italian Open. It will be a special occasion to have my brother Alex in the Eternal City as well. Marco Simone is the field of the Ryder Cup 2023 and I’m really curious to see him up close and discover his secrets. I have done well in the past in this tournament and I have every intention of remaining in contention throughout the tournament ”.
It will be an Italian Open with a view of the Ryder Cup. Luke Donald, captain of team Europe, will be on the path that will host the challenge between the Old Continent and the USA in 2023. With him also his deputies: Edoardo Molinari from Turin and Thomas Bjorn from Denmark. And speaking of Danes, among the past winners there will be Nicolai Hojgaard (winner last year) and Thorbjorn Olesen (2018). English Tyrrell Hatton, winner in 2017, will play in the field. Among the Azzurri, Guido Migliozzi from Vicenza and the Romans Renato Paratore and Filippo Celli will aim for a leading role.
September 1, 2022 (change September 1, 2022 | 15:28)
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