The Legends Tour moves from France to Germany for the WINSTON golf Senior Open (15-17 September) where the Italian Emanuele Canonica will be on the field.On the WINSTONgolf course, in Gneven, for the stage that precedes the Sergio Melpignano Senior Italian Open (scheduled for 26 to 28 October in Puglia at the San Domenico Golf Club), six of the best ten in the order of merit will be on the field.
Among all, chances of victory for the English n.1, Peter Baker, and for the Brazilian Adilson Da Silva (n. 3), fresh winner of his third title of the season in the WCM Legends Open de France. Also favorites for the Scot Greig Hutcheon (n.
6) and the Welshman Phillip Prince (n. 7), both of whom have been in the top ten several times this season. The Australian Richard Green (n.9) defends the title.
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An opportunity also for Emanuele Canonica who has put in good performances this season, finishing twice in the top ten (5th in The Legends Tour Trophy and 7th in the Irish Legends).The Legends Tour, formerly known as the Women’s Senior Golf Tour, is a professional golf tour for women over 45 years of age.
The tour was founded in 2000 by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). Since its inception, the tour has been organized by the LPGA.It is similar to the Champions Tour, a golf tour for men over 50 years old. All Legends Tour golf tournaments take place in the United States.In 2000, the tour was founded as the Women’s Senior Golf Tour until it was renamed the Legends Tour in 2006.The first golf season started in 2000 and there were two golf tournaments on the calendar.
From 2001 to 2006, 16 golf tournaments were organized.Since 2006, the Legends Tour has been organizing a team golf tournament with the Handa Cup. It is a team competition between American golfers and golfers outside the United States.
It is comparable to the Solheim Cup, a team competition between American and European golfers.In 2009, the Legends Tour established the Legends Tour Open Championship and it was the only “Major” of this golf tour until 2013.