Leandro Marelli leads at the start of the Roberto De Vicenzo Memorial 100 Years. Alejandro Tosti second in Georgia

Leandro Marelli. Photo Enrique Berardi.

“I played incredible, the last eleven holes I played 10 less, the truth is incredible and I think I clicked when I put it in from the front of the green on the 9th. That gave me an extra boost for the second nine, an excellent round came out,” he said. Marelli, winner of a title on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. “Finishing birdie birdie is very nice and doing a lap of 62 at the start is very important. I think it’s the lowest lap I’ve done on tour so I’m very happy to have done it here at Ranelagh. I have to continue with the same game, try to make my rhythm and be like this every day”, added the 31-year-old player from Casilda, in Buenos Aires.

For his part, PiguRomero continues to raise his level and showed that he is getting closer. “In the first leg I started irregularly, with only two pairs, but in the return it was very good and I ended up making seven less. I feel very good, comfortable and I am rediscovering myself on the green, which is what has always kept me going in my career. I am also feeling comfortable with the driver and I have to take advantage of these sensations”, said the man from Tucumán who won one title on the PGA TOUR and two on the European Tour. “I am changing, enjoying golf again, I was lost for a while, but today I am calm. The break of a couple of months was good for me, it made me miss golf and I really want to play and feel that adrenaline. I hope to continue like this”, added the “Pigu” who seeks to return to victory in the week of tribute to Maestro De Vicenzo.

Among other prominent local players, Clodomiro Carranza is in fifth place with 66 hits, while Tommy Cocha, Puma Domínguez, César Costilla and Ignacio Marino are in 11th place after registering 67 hits (-4).

As in the previous stops, the Zurich Argentina Swing continues this week with its Hoyo Solidario. For each birdie or eagle made during each of the four rounds of competition, Zurich Argentina will make a donation to the Fundación Futuros Profesionales Integrar.

As the fourth and final event of the 2022-23 PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season in Argentina, the Roberto De Vicenzo Memorial 100 Years will mark the end of the Zurich Argentina Swing. This traditional competition that has unified the Tour events in Argentina since 2015, will once again reward the player who earns the most Totalplay Cup points in Argentine tournaments with a prize of USD $10,000.

These are the main sponsors that make the development of the championship possible: Zurich Argentina, TotalPlay, Richmond Laboratories, BALANZ, Ligier, Grand Brizo, and brightness, among others.

Leaderboard on Line

Alejandro Tosti.

The Korn Ferry Tour disputes this week the Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club in Georgia, United States. The Landing G&AC is the scene of the contest where Alejandro Tosti is in second place on the board with three players and all of them are one behind Nicholas Lindheim from the United States. The Rosario Professional completed his first eighteen holes with hits at 10, 13, 16, 18, 3, 5, 7, 9 (he came off the 10th tee), making mistakes at 4 and 8.

For his part, Abel Gallegos will have to play his final hole tomorrow due to the suspension for the day; in that scenario, he is in 19th place after having made four birdies, eagle at 5 and three bogeys. Martín Contini with 73 shots, Alan Wagner with +1 to 17, Jorge Fernández Valdés with +3 to 17 and Julián Etulain with +9 complete the list of Argentine players in the competition.

Leaderboard on Line

The Corales Puntacana Championship is one of two competitions this week on the PGA TOUR calendar. Emiliano Grillo, Tano Goya, Fabián Gómez and Augusto Núñez are playing there, who closed the day with 71, 72, 73 and 76 shots, respectively. With 66 hits there are two leading players at the moment, Brice Garnet and Ben Martin, from the United States.

Leaderboard on Line


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