Lee Westwood won Seve Ballesteros Award

The “Seve Ballesteros Award” goes to Lee Westwood as the best golfer of the European Tour 2020. New recognition for the British, voted by fellow players of the top continental circuit as the “best player” of 2020. Already winner of the Race to Dubai (the order of merit of the European Tour), the 48-year-old from Worksop is celebrated on the day of the tenth anniversary of the death of Severiano Ballesteros, a legend of world golf who died on May 7, 2011, at the age of 54. years, after a long illness. With Ballesteros captain, Westwood played the first of his ten Ryder Cups in 1997. And he did so at Real Club Valderrama in Sotogrande, Spain, in a 14.5-13.5 win by Europe against the United States. United.

Lee Westwood, statements

“Being voted on by the guys I play with practically every week means a lot to me. Prizes like these are special. Seve was and remains an icon of the sport. Ever since I was a young player he has been an inspiration.” These are the statements of Westwood, winner of the “Seve Ballesteros Award”.

In Italy it is possible again to organize and play golf competitions in the yellow zone. The good news was communicated in time by the Federgolf.

After the one relating to the abolition of the examination of the rules, the Federation issues another circular (number 16), less surprising than the previous one but very much awaited.

Starting from April 26, 2021 it is allowed, exclusively for the territories located in the yellow zone, to carry out any sporting golf activity outdoors, in compliance with the guidelines adopted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department for Sport.

After careful analysis of the current legislation and unless otherwise and any guidance should be provided by the Department of Sport of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, any golf sporting activity, events, demonstrations and competitions (including social and pro -am) if carried out outdoors and in compliance with the Federal Protocol.

With reference to the performance of the amateur sports activity referred to there, the use of changing rooms is prohibited unless otherwise established by the guidelines referred to in the first sentence.

For the territories located in the orange and red areas, the prescriptions made with previous legislative measures remain valid and effective.

A great step forward after months of lockouts or general play. Once again it’s up to us now to respect the rules (not just those of golf) so that golf never stops.

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