Tommaso Perrino: “Association for disabled”

Tommaso Perrino is still the champion of the Sanofi Genzyme Italian Open for disabled golf. At the Royal Park I Roveri (par 72) in Fiano (Turin), the Leghorn repeats the success of 2019 (in 2020 the competition was not played for Covid) and celebrates another feat in the tricolor stage of the European disabled golf association (Edga). With a total of 148 (75 73, +4) hits the Tuscan overtook the Irish Cian Arthurs, second with 152 (+8), and the French Hassan Chakboub, 3 / o with 160 (+16). Perrino also won the Italian Championship for the disabled.

Tommaso Perrino, statements

“It is an important success, which fills me with satisfaction and pushes us to do more and more. This universe is growing, there is talk for the future of a professional association for the disabled and I hope that this project will soon be realized. The progress made is enormous thanks to Federgolf’s commitment. I invite everyone to try this sport that goes beyond barriers. ” This is the joy of Perrino who in the Piedmontese circle of the Agnelli family respected the forecasts. And there is the hope that golf “can be included among the Paralympic sports in 2028 in Los Angeles”, as said in the award ceremony by the president of the Paralympic Winter Sports Federation and vice president of the CIP, Tiziana Nasi, also present. executive of the IOC, Ivo Ferriani, member of the IOC and executive member of IOC.

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.