After months of absence, Francesco Molinari returns to play on the PGA Tour where, from November 3rd to 6th, he will be among the protagonists of the World Wide Technology Championship in Mayakoba.
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In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, there is expectation for the return of the blues to the main American men’s circuit.
On the course of “El Camaléon”, the Turin player will challenge, among others, Scottie Scheffler. The American, one of the most anticipated big names in the competition, intends to return to the world throne.
Number 2 after Rory McIlroy’s CJ Cup win, the 26-year-old from Ridgewood (New Jersey) must win or finish the tournament in second place (solo) to retake the scepter (was in the lead for 30 weeks). As for the Top 10 in the world, there is also another American on the field: Collin Morikawa (ninth).
Among the favorites for the title is Viktor Hovland. Eleventh in the world rankings, the Norwegian dreams of a third consecutive success in the competition he has already won in 2020 and 2021. Steve Stricker (former Ryder Cup captain) was the last player to win a PGA Tour nomination for three years in a row with claims (in 2009, 2010 and 2001) for the John Deere Classic.
The spotlight is also on Americans Tony Finau and Billy Horschel. At an event that is donating $8,200,000 and leading up to the Houston Open (November 10-13 in Texas). Francesco Molinari is an Italian golfer. He is the younger brother of Edoardo Molinari.
On 22 July 2018, he entered Italian golf history by becoming the first Italian to win a major tournament by winning the 147th British Open. On November 18, 2018, he won the Race to Dubai and became the first Italian in golf history to win the European Player of the Year award.
He made world golf history during the 42nd edition of the Ryder Cup held in France in 2018, becoming the first player to win 5 out of 5 matches bringing the same number of points to the European team, and his last point to the trophy to the hosts, defeating world-famous champion Phil Mickelson in a one-sided match.
His collaboration with English player Tommy Fleetwood will also go down in history, a very famous couple who remained undefeated in every match they played.