In the first of a new series of europeantour.com, Edoardo Molinari previews this week’s Masters Tournament, looking at what makes the event so unique, what it takes to do well at Augusta National, and why he’s backing Tiger Woods for a fifth Green Jacket.
Francesco Molinari carried forward his scintillating Match Play form from last year’s Ryder Cup, where he won five points from five matches, and rode it to third place at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to finish as the highest-placed European Tour player.
Scott Hend moved to the cusp of the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex top five after holding his nerve to defeat Nacho Elvira in a play-off at the weather affected Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Guido Migliozzi moved into the top 30 in the 2019 Race to Dubai Rankings Presented by Rolex after showing nerves of steel down the home stretch to secure a one-stroke triumph over a trio of players, claiming his maiden European Tour title at the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa.
Kurt Kitayama surged into the top five of the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex after securing his second win of the season with a sensational comeback at the 2019 Oman Open at Al Mouj Golf.