Stefano Mazzoli and Filippo Celli have a great opportunity to show off in one of the most important tournaments in the Asian Tour 2023, the PIF Saudi International (February 2-5), now in its fifth edition, which will have a prize pool of five million dollars with first coin of one million dollars.
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On the course of the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club of King Abdullah Economic City, in Saudi Arabia, in the opening of the Asian tour, the two blues will compete in a field where the names of some champions stand out, all of them major winners, such as the Americans Dustin Johnson (scored in this tournament in 2019 and 2021), Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed, fresh from second place in the Dubai Desert Classic (DP World Tour), Spaniard Sergio Garcia, Swede Henrik Stenson , the Australian Cameron Smith, current n.
4 in the world ranking, the South African Louis Oosthuizen and the Northern Irish Graeme McDowell, another past winner (2020). The fourth winner is the American Harold Varner III, who will defend his title in 2022. A curiosity.
There will be the professional debut of Faisal Salhab, 26, and Saud Al Sharif, 23, the second and third Saudi Arabian player to move up after the 36-year-old Othman Almulla. The Rules of Golf are a set of standard rules and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played.
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