Golf in football serie A, thanks to the Udinese

Golf on tiptoe on a Serie A course. Last Sunday Virginia Elena Carta brought her sport to a different green than usual, namely that of the Dacia Arena in Udinese.

Virginia Elena Carta, Udinese

In fact, the professional was a guest of the Friulian club on the occasion of the Serie A match between the black and whites of Spezia. In the interval, you performed by playing a few shots in the middle of the field, in front of thousands of spectators who, perhaps, had only seen golf on TV before yesterday. Next to her also two fans who had the opportunity to challenge Virginia.

The young blue professional thanked Udinese in her own way, with beautiful words via Twitter.

“Thanks to Udinese for opening the doors of your Dacia Arena to the game of golf. And thank you for welcoming me with open arms. I am truly grateful and I could not have started my 2023 season better.”

And even that of Udine is a small pebble towards the knowledge of golf.

Udinese Calcio, better known as Udinese, is an Italian football club based in the city of Udine. Formed as a multi-sports club in 1896, making it one of the oldest still in business in the country, its football section was established in 1911.

Its social colors are black and white, taken from the municipal coat of arms; due to this chromatic combination, the players earned the nickname of black and white and zebrette.

At national level, the best sporting results are the achievement of the 1922 Italian Cup final and the second place in the 1954-55 Serie A championship, as well as the victory of three Second Division / Serie B championships and a Semi-Professional Italian Cup.

Internationally, in addition to winning an Anglo-Italian Cup in 1978 and a Mitropa Cup in 1980, the club boasts several participations in UEFA competitions, among which the achievement of the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup in 2009 and the victory of the Intertoto Cup in 2000.

Udinese is an associate member of the European Club Association (ECA) and holds the fourteenth best sporting tradition according to the parameters of the FIGC.