From Justin Thomas, number 6 in world golf and a great friend of the Californian, there are updates on the conditions of Tiger Woods. Involved in a serious car accident last February, the legend of the green has appeared very few times in public and there is still the utmost confidentiality regarding his health conditions.
He said: "Tiger Woods is better. I don't know if he will be able to return to play, he will certainly try in every way possible. He is as cheerful as ever and it is nice to see him like this." Woods last October had himself immortalized without crutches or braces in Florida to attend a tournament of his son Charlie.
"Everyone knows his determination, Thomas stressed again, and I really hope he can return to play. But the priority remains to lead a normal life, alongside the children." Considered among the best golfers of all time, as well as the best of the modern era, Woods has won 110 professional tournaments, including 15 majors, in his multi-decade career, making him the most successful player in history.
He held the top position in the world rankings for a total of 683 weeks, including 281 consecutive weeks (from 12 June 2005 to 30 October 2010), and is the only golfer to have won all four major tournaments of the modern era in the 'span of a single year (between 2000 and 2001).
In 2014, he became the first sportsman in the world to have exceeded a billion dollars in earnings from various sponsors. In 2019 Tiger was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States of America.
Ryder Cup 2023 in Rome: all the news
The Ryder Cup scheduled for 2023 in Rome official venue will be the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, a club owned by the Biagiotti family. Enit chairman Giorgio Palmucci said: "The pandemic has revolutionized the way of thinking of the tourist who is looking for experiences linked to the territorial experience and to deep experiences and in contact with nature.
Having Igtm in Italy and Rome is an unmissable opportunity. Golf tourism is a competitive sector that contributes to Italy's positioning in the international tourism scenario. The event has already shown that it contributes to increasing the tourism GDP of the host countries.
It is destined to grow by 5.36 billion dollars in the 2020-2024 period, post Covid." Enit wanted, in synergy with the Italian Golf Federation, the Lazio Region and the Rome and Lazio Convention Bureau and Fiera di Roma, the landing in our country of the most important The international golf tourism promotion event scheduled this year at Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.
In Italy there are 90,229 golfers in the 386 golf courses (of which 140 at least 18 holes); 104 Golf Clubs are defined by the FIG (Italian Golf Federation) with a tourist vocation. Golf, however, is still in 5th place among the sports marketed on international markets as regards the intermediation of tourist flows to Italy.
The first event of 2021 of the Road to Rome 2023 in Piazza di Siena, has turned into a show. The march towards the Ryder Cup - which in two years, for the first time in Italy, will see Europe and the United States compete in the most important golf competition in the world - has experienced a new day of celebration.
With Golf in the Square, an event that has returned to the fore 24 months after the last time and exactly two years after the 44th edition of the Ryder Cup which will be played at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio, in Rome.