29th June 2018 | Alps Tour Golf

Italy’s Migliozzi wins the Open La Pinetina

Guido Migliozzi (ITA) won the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni by AON – Open La Pinetina today at the Golf Club La Pinetina in Como (Italy) with a total score of -14. 

It is Migliozzi’s second victory on the Alps Tour. He won the Open Abruzzo in 2017.
James Sharp (ENG) and Tom Shadbolt (ENG) tied for second place at -13 total while a group of 3 players tied for third place at -12 total: Thomas Grava (FRA), Andrea Saracino (ITA) and Lars Keunen (NED). 
«  The last few holes were hard, because my putting was not as hot as on the first day. I played a solid game, I played safety and won by one shot so anything is possible » Migliozzi said. «  It’s my second win in a row on the Alps Tour so I’m feeling very good » he continued.  
Santiago Tarrio (ESP), who finished in 7th place today (-11 total), still leads the Order of Merit, the Alps Tour official season ranking. He is followed by Marcus Mohr (ENG) who did not make the cut in Italy this week, Louis Cohen Boyer (FRA), Alexandre Daydou (FRA) and David Borda (ESP).

Rising golf stars of the Alps Tour will now travel to France for the St Malo Golf Open starting on July 5th.

28th June 2018 | Alps Tour Golf

England’s Shadbolt sole leader at La Pinetina

Tom Shadbolt (ENG) is the sole leader of the Memorial Giorgio Bordoni by AON at La Pinetina after finishing round 2 at -6 for a total score of -12.
He is followed by Guido Migliozzi (ITA) at -11 total. Tied for 3rd place at -10 total are Louis Cohen Boyer (FRA) and Lars Keunen (NED).
Andrea Saracino (ITA), Alexandre Daydou (FRA) and Jérémy Gandon (FRA, am) turned in the best card of the day at 63 (-7).
« I felt good, I felt good all week to be honest, I played some real nice golf, drove the ball well, I’m feeling good » Shadbolt said.  « They’re a lot of opportunities if you play smart with a wedge and I’ve done that quite a lot this week » he explained.
« Tomorrow, I’m just going to play my own game, see what happens. I’ve been in this position before and I could not finish it off. I shot 61 around here before, I think it’s still the course record, it’s still a goal of mine to try to break that anyway, I still have one more day to try and do it » he concluded.   
« Today was a good day for my game, not very good for my putting. But it’s alright, 3 under par is not a bad score » Migliozzi said. 
52 players made the cut set at +1 and will play the final round tomorrow. 
First tee off is at 7h10 local time. 
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