23rd September 2017 | Alps Tour Golf
Molteni hold firm in Italy
Molteni kept the pace during moving day in Abruzzo Open. The 35 year old player shot 70 for -14 total.
He said the he struggled to control the ball today. He started the round with back to back bogey but his closest opponent had a bad start as well.
His fellow countryman, Niccolo Quintarelli is two shots back thanks to third round 69. Another Italian completes the podium, Guido Migliozzi with -11 total.
Among the three players who fired 64 today, two of them jumped at 4th place, France’s Julien Forêt and Spain Adria Arnaus, winner this season, a trio of Frenchmen are also tie for 4th, Robin Roussel, Antoine Rozner and Alex Daydou
11th September 2016 | Alps Tour Golf
Maccario enters top 5 thanks to victory in Preisch
Italy’s Federico Maccario defeated two opponents in a play off to win his second title on Alps Tour. After final round 71 and -11 he had extra work to achieve to lift the Citadelle International Trophy – Preisch.
He teed off in the last group with fellow countryman Niccolo Quintarelli. They seemed to climb slowly but surely to the top of the ranking. Meanwhile, a famous name appeared on the leaderboard. Matt Wallace was chasing the leaders and he knows how to take charge. The latter had 5 wins in his five last events on Alps Tour. But it was a bit late and eventually, his final total score was -10 tied for fourth place with Enrico Di Nitto.
France’s Alex Daydou, 20 year old rookie, fired 69 and was the leader at the club house but on course, the two Italian players were -12 teeing off the 18th hole.
They both dropped one shot there and an extra time was needed to deem the winner. Quintarelli bogeyed the first play off hole and Alex Daydou failed on the second.
With this win, Federico Maccario enters the Alps Tour Top 5 at fifth place.
10th September 2016 | Alps Tour Golf
Maccario and Quintarelli on top at Preisch
Another duo to lead heading to final round of Citadelle Trophy International-Golf de Preisch. Italy’s Federico Maccario and fellow countryman Niccolo Quintarelli share pole position with -10 total.
England’s Andrew Cooley is one shot back.
Another beautiful day near Luxembourg border. Overnight leaders, Poncelet and Elissalde both failed to keep their status. The course beat them and none shot under par. Italian duo took this opportunity to lead thanks to great golf and scores. Maccario shot 66 thanks to 7 birdies and only one dropped shot on the 11th. His compatriot Quintarelli had more of a roller coster round with one double bogey and a bogey but still signed for 68 to join the leading score.
Big hitter Andrew Cooley shot the best score of the day 65 to be in contention for a 4th win on Alps Tour after three Egyptian titles. Matt Wallace shot one under today for 9th place tie. He is 5 shots back of the lead. A sixth win in a row might be difficult to achieve.