In the Doral Junior Golf Classic the competitions reserved for the very young aged between 7 and 13 ended with a blue victory in the Boys 8-9 category. Liam Baldassari, bearer of the Olgiata Golf Club, prevailed, finishing the two rounds of nine holes on the Red Tiger course with a score of 67 (35 32, -5) by narrowly overtaking the American from Tennessee Simon Bustos ( 68, -4).
Behind them two other Americans, Tobias Gordio-Ronderos, third with 69 (-3), and Samuel Perrodin, fourth with 70 (-2).
Doral Junior Golf Classic, results
Giovanni Bernardi and Giovanni Binaghi make up the official Italian team in the Doral Junior Golf Classic, the prestigious youth tournament scheduled from 21 to 23 December on various courses in Miami, Florida, and divided into twelve age ranges between seven and 18 years.
The two blues will compete in the Boys 14-15 category on the Golden Palm track in an event in which many other Italian boys will be present. Among others, in the same category will be competing Alessandro Cesario, Giampaolo Gagliardi, Filippo Locatelli and Federico Tadini and in the Boys 16-18 category, on the famous Blue Monster route, Giorgio Celani, Diego Emanuele Danzi, Michele Ferrero, Lorenzo Lombardozzi, Giovanni Manassero, Giovanni Cardini and Gabriele Sandrini.
The girls will be busy at the Red Tiger. Guia Vittoria Acutis, Anna Giulia Dal Lago and Vittoria Grillo are among the members of the 14-15 age category. While in that 16-18 Rebecca Galasso, Giulia Foresta, Maria Eugenia Furnari, Emma Lucrezia Manzini and Olivia Cosmano.
The tournaments are held over the distance of 54 holes. The blue team is accompanied by Alberto Binaghi, Coach of the Men’s National Amateur Team. The Rules of Golf are a set of standard rules and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played.
They are jointly written and maintained by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, the governing body for golf worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, which are governed by the United States Golf Association.
An expert commission made up of members of the R&A and USGA, oversees and refines the rules every four years. The latest revision has been in force since January 1, 2016. Changes to the rules of golf generally fall into two main categories: those that improve understanding and those that in certain cases reduce penalties to ensure balance.
The rule book, entitled “Rules of Golf”, is published on a regular basis and also includes rules governing amateur status. In Italy it is up to Federgolf to supervise the competitions by enforcing the rules issued by the R & A, checking that these rules are observed by the Clubs, Associations and their members and manages the resulting sporting justice, protecting their interests abroad.
The rules of golf are relatively complicated compared to other sports because they apply outdoors, close to nature and animals. Respect for the rules is a basic element in the game of golf which, almost always based on self-control and the free conscience of the players, often sees distorted results, sometimes consciously, but often unconsciously or lightly, due to non-compliance by many players of the game rules.
In addition to the rules, golf adheres to a code of conduct, known as etiquette, which generally means playing your game with due respect to the golf course and other players. Etiquette is an essential component of this sport.