In Spain Matteo Manassero did not succeed in the feat of eighth place, with a score of 280 (70 69 71 70, -4) strokes, the Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final, the last act of the Challenge Tour 2021 without removing the pass to play, in 2022, on the European Tour. Despite a positive season, one of the 20 “cards” up for grabs for the Venetian golfer to compete next year on the top continental circuit. Manassero would have needed a second place and therefore the fourth Top 10 of the season obtained was not enough.
Matteo Manassero, Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final
The athlete from Veneto ranked 33 / o in the order of merit of the circuit that crowned the Danish Marcus Helligkilde as the new “king”. In Mallorca, on the course of the “T Golf & Country Club (par 71), the Dane took it all: the title, winning with a total of 276 (69 67 68 72). And then he managed to conquer the” Road to Mallorca “, graduating as the best golfer on the circuit. For him this is the third title of the season, the sixth as a professional (also three victories in the Nordic Golf League). Season to be framed for the Dane who in the Balearics, in the Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final, he overtook the Frenchmen Frederic Lacroix and Julien Brun, runners up in the tournament with 277 (-7), like the Portuguese Ricardo Gouveia and the German Yannik Paul. With Gouveia second also in the order of merit. for the Spanish Santiago Tarrio, 12 / o in Mallorca with 281 (-3) and third in the money list (he has long been number 1).
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.