Kiet Van der Weele winner of the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon. Photo Credits: Federazione Italiana Golf 
26th May 2023 | Alps Tour Golf

Kiet Van der Weele captures his second win of the season.

Final Round Notes

Golf Club La Pinetina
Appiano Gentile,Como, Italy
24th– 26th May 2023Alps Tour Media Contact: [email protected]


   Pos.                 Name      Score
      1 Kiet Van der Weele (NED) -19
      2 Asier Aguirre Izcue (ESP) -10
Niccolo Agugiaro (ITA) -10
      4 Ronan Mullarney -8
And 2 other players at -8

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Kiet Van der Weele captures his second win of the season.  

 Como, May 26th 2023- Dutchman Kiet Van der Weele wins his second event of the season at the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon. Spain’s Asier Aguirre Izcue and Niccolo Agugiaro from Italy concluded the tournament tied for 2ndplace with a three-day score of 10 under-par. Tied for 4th place at 8 under-par Ireland’s Ronan Mullarney, France’s Alexandre Daydou and Italy’s Enrico Di Nitto. In 7th place at 7 under-par, Italy’s Elia Dallanegra (am) and France’s Augustin Hole.

A warm spring day with optimal scoring conditions hosted the players competing at the beautiful Golf Club La Pinetina for the final round at the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon. Play began at 8:10 am local time and the leaders group teed off at 9.38 am local time from the 1st hole.

Final Round Player Quotes –

Kiet Van der Weele, 22, captures his second win of the season at the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon by 9 strokes! He shot a final bogey-free round of 5 under-par, 65. The young Dutch, from Apeldoorn, turned professional in September 2022, took his Alps Tour card last November at our Qualifying School and won the Alps de Las Castillas earlier this year. After his win, Van der Weele commented on how “it means a lot to win my 2ndevent, it means I’m doing good. I really look forward to what’s ahead as my game is in really good shape. I’m definitely going to enjoy today a lot.” He shot another bogey-free round “which was good, I was really solid again, there was no real mistakes and my confidence level was high.” When asked about his plans for the rest of the season, Van der Weele added: “In June I will play the Alps Tour events, then I have 7 Challenge Tour starts for later this season so I want to keep playing the Alps Tour to gain some more points so I can feel comfortable to be able to play the Challenge Tour events.”  He wants to dedicate “this win is to my coaches, I want to thank them, part of it will also be for myself but we worked extremely hard and it’s paying off now.”

Spain’s Asier Aguirre Izcue, 23, who represents Zuasti Golf Club, concluded the tournament tied for 2nd place alongside Niccolo Agugiaro from Italy at 10 under-par. He shot a final round 63 with 10 birdies, 1 bogey and 1 double bogey.

Agugiaro, just 21 years old, finished the event tied for 2nd place alongside Aguirre Izcue. He shot a final round 65 with 7 birdies and 2 bogeys. He turned professional in November last year and this is his first full season competing on the Alps Tour. After his round, Agugiaro commented on how “he looks forward to his first season as a professional and hopes for good performances like this week the rest of the year.”

The tournament ends with a three-way tie for 4th place at 8 under-par with Ireland’s Ronan Mullarney, France’s Alexandre Daydou and Italy’s Enrico Di Nitto. Just 1 stroke back, tied for 7th place Elia Dallanegra (am) from Italy and France’s Augustin Hole.

The Alps Tour Order of Merit rank after the first five events of the season has Van der Weele leading and Mullarney and Spain’s Quim Vidal to close out the top three spots. In 4th place, France’s Oihan Guillamoundeguy and in 5th place Englishman Jack Floydd.

The low round of the day belongs to Aguirre Izcue with a 7 under-par 63.

The prize for the highest ranked amateur in the final leaderboard goes to Dallanegra who shot 66,68,69.

Final Round-

Van der Weele winner of the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon, earned 6,525 Order of Merit points and the winning check of €5,800.

The next scheduled event is set for June 2nd-4th at Golf de La Grange aux Ormes, Metz, France for the 2023 Open de la Mirabelle d’Or. 

Tournament Promoter

Like the majority of the Alps Tour events that are played in Italy, the 2023 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by Aon is organized by the Italian Pro Tour, which is a branch of the Italian Golf Federation. They are responsible for promoting the majority of the professional golf events hosted in Italy.

For this week’s event, Aon is the tournament Presenting Sponsor. Aon is also a worldwide partner of the 2023 Ryder Cup which will take place at Marco Simone Golf Club in Rome from September 29th until October 1st.

The main sponsors that support the Italian Pro Tour include DS AutomobilesFideuram Intesa SanPaolo Private BankingKappaRinascente and Poste Assicura. In addition, their media partners are the following two Italian newspapers: Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport. The Italian Pro Tour featured social partner is Sport Senza Frontiere Onlus and with an official advisor, Infront Italy.

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