Matteo Manassero, the third place in Girona

Matteo Manassero is close to the feat in Spain and, with a total of 269 (66 70 63 70, -15) hits, he closes the Challenge Costa Brava in third place, the penultimate round of the season of the second European men’s circuit. In Girona, with a decisive birdie in the final, the New Zealander Daniel Hillier (his first title on the Challenge Tour) prevailed who, with a score of 265 (71 67 62 65, -19), overtook the Danish Marcus Helligkilde ( protagonist of the best set in the last round closed in 64, -7), second with 266 (-18).

Matteo Manassero, Challenge Costa Brava

On the Empord√† Golf course (par 71) Manassero, who in the fourth and decisive lap was unable to repeat the performance offered on the ‘moving day’ (where he collected eight birdies, without bogey), slipped from second to third shared square with the Portuguese Ricardo Gouveia, second in the Challenge Tour. November 7, the Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final of Mallorca. Where the best 45 golfers of the Challenge Tour 2021 will compete not only for a prize pool of 450,000 euros but also for the ’20 cards’ to play on the European Tour in 2022. among the top 45 and, in the Balearic archipelago, he will try everything. On the way to recovery, in September 2020 and after a long fast of over seven years, he had found success by winning the Toscana Alps Open in Gavorrano (Grosseto). Then, this year, the Venetian golfer obtained three consecutive second places (between Alps Tour and Italian Pro Tour) with good results also on the Challenge Tour where he collected three top 10.

A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship). A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the “secret weapon” of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.

“He’s a good guy, he’s been through a lot as a sportsman and he’s the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I’m not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period. “. These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed ‘the Baltimore Shark’, important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. “The mental aspect is something I’ve worked on a lot with him lately. I’m really lucky to have him around. Besides, he’s a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value.” This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.