Italy, with four representative teams, takes part in the European Championships for men and women teams, the important and demanding event that each year brings the best continental forces to the field. The events are all scheduled from 5 to 9 July in four different countries: England, Germany, Wales and Iceland.
European Amateur Team Championship, schedule
The competitions are held with the same formula: qualification on 36 holes stroke play in the first two days (sum of the five best scores out of six), then the best eight classified will access the first round of match play, where they will play for the elimination title.
live with matches involving two foursomes and five singles. The other teams that will follow in the qualifications will be divided into two other groups where they will compete for the positions starting from the ninth. European Amateur Team Championship – The amateurs will be engaged on the course of the Royal St.
George’s Golf Club in Sandwich in England where the blue team will be composed of Filippo Celli, who has recently won the Individual European Championship, Pietro Bovari, Matteo Cristoni, Lucas Nicolas Fallotico, Giovanni Manzoni and Massimiliano Campigli.
Accompanying the team: Alberto Binaghi, Technical Commissioner of the Male Amateur National Team, Federal Coaches Alessandro Bandini and Alain Vergari, Athletic Trainer and Nutritionist Massimo Messina and Captain Simone Armando Colozza In the race 19 formations including Denmark defending the title, France, defeated in the final in 2021 (5.5-1.5), the champions teams of the previous three years, Germany (2020), Sweden (2019) and Finland (2018), as well as England, the Netherlands, Scotland and Spain.
In the Championship, which has been held since 1959, Italy has obtained a title (in 1999) and has won silver twice. European Boys’ Team Championship / Jean – Louis Dupont Trophy – Italy, beaten last year in the final by Germany (4.5-2.5), will try to carve out once again a leading role among the 18 team Boys who will compete the title on the St.
Leon-Rot course, in the German city from which the club takes its name. Defending the blue colors will be Marco Florioli, Filippo Ponzano, Flavio Michetti, Tommaso Rossin, Pietro Guido Fenoglio and Eugenio Bernardi. Assisting them were Deputy Technical Commissioner Giovanni Gaudioso, Federal Coach Giorgio Grillo, physiotherapist Cristiano Cambi and Captain Giovanni Bartoli.
Together with the reigning champions, who will have the advantage of playing at home, and the Azzurri, France (scored in 2019), Spain (2018), Denmark (2017), then Austria, the Czech Republic, England and Sweden. The review has been held since 1980 and Italy boasts three successes (1982, 2003, 2014) and four second places.
European Ladies’ Team Championship – The Ladies will compete for the title in Conway in Wales, on the Conwy Golf Club, where the representatives of 20 nations will compete in an event that has been held since 1959. This is the blue squad: Alessandra Fanali , Carolina Melgrati, Benedetta Moresco, Alessia Nobilio, Emilie Alba Paltrinieri and Anna Zanusso.
With them Anna Roscio, Team manager of the National Women’s Team and Captain, Roberto Zappa, Technical Commissioner of the National Amateur Women’s Team, and Enrico Trentin, Federal Coach. England will defend the title they took last year from Sweden (5-2), which had won over the previous three years.
Other participants included France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Wales, Denmark and Finland. The blue, who never won the race, finished second four times. European Girls’ Team Championship – For the Girls, a trip to Iceland, where the tournament, born in 1991, will take place in Garðabær, on the Oddur Golf Club course with the participation of 18 teams.
They will play for Italy: Paris Appendino, Ginevra Coppa, Matilde Partele, Francesca Pompa, Lorena Rossettin and Francesca Fiorellini, who won the ANNIKA Invitational in Sweden in mid-June. With the team Captain Stefano Sardi and Federal Coaches Alex Senoner and Stefano Soffietti.
Spain defends the title with France, defeated in the final in 2021 (4.5-2.5,), ready to take revenge in a context that includes, among others, the team-mates of Germany and Denmark, who scored in the two previous years, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, England and Sweden.
Italy from 2014 to 2018 was a great protagonist with two titles (2016 and 2018) and three second places (five, in total, silver).