From Thursday 12 to Sunday, October 15, the great names of world of Golf will return to Monza at the Golf Club Milano, within the splendid setting of the Park of Monza, for the 74th Open of Italy, the most important competition of the European Golf Tour.
The Circuit of Monza, born in 1928 and one of the most prestigious in Italy, has three nine-hole courses. The first two are the classic circuit race track, where the tournament has always been held. Built within the Park of Monza, 685 hectares of woods containing about 100,000 plants of different essences, the field has undergone restyling that has increasingly adapted to the needs of modern golf. The track is wedged between the trees that outline the contours of the holes by imposing on players a great deal of accuracy when executing the shots.
The tournament will feature 132 contestants with world-class players, with 25 athletes among the top 100 in the world ranking of which two in the top ten.
It will be played on a 72-hole course, 18 per day. After the first two rounds, the cut will leave the top 65 in the race,
In addition, the Extra torneament program is full of activities designed for families and young people.
Road to Rome 2022: golf in piazza a Monza – Within the Road to Rome 2022 and with the approaching the Golf Open of Italy, on October 8th, Monza will become a great itinerant golf course. From Piazza Trento e Trieste to Monza's Park, 9 holes will be installed in the streets of the city to allow citizens to practice and get acquainted with this sport. As a fairway leading to the Golf Club Milano, everyone can play under the guidance of qualified personnel.
The Junior Road to the 2022 Ryder Cup
GolfSuperAbili – From October 12th to October 15th, all people with disabilities can try to play in the GolfSuperAbili area with the staff of the Paralympic Division of the FIG and qualified golf technicians, assisted by the staff and volunteers of the AIAS City of Monza (a member of the National Association of Assistance to Spasics ONLUS).
Free Trial Lessons - With the aim of increasing the diffusion of golf, the Open of Italy will also involve non-golfers. The Italian PGA Professionals have the task of transforming curiosity into a game that remains in the heart. The opportunity will be offered through free lessons near the field, where the world's most famous players are competing.
Family Open - An Open for Everyone, especially for Families. With the support and supervision of educators and animators, children inside the Family Open will find recreational activities, art workshops and entertainment games.
Bus Shuttle from the center of Milan - To facilitate the arrival at the Golf Club Milano during the race days there will be a free shuttle service with departures back and forth from the center of Milan (S.Babila and Castello). Information and timetables can be found on www.openditaliagolf.eu