Molinari returns to European Masters as contender
Edoardo Molinari is returning to the European Masters this week
and unlike last year, no one is questioning why he’s here.
When Molinari was given a sponsors’ invite to play in the 2009
tournament as a relatively unknown Challenge Tour player, there
were plenty of questions as to why he was picked ahead of several
struggling European Tour golfers who needed prize money to keep
their tour cards.
But the 29-year-old Italian finished 14th, which heralded the
start of a meteoric rise in the world rankings that culminated in
him being selected to Europe’s Ryder Cup team for the first time on
Molinari insists he is ”not too tired” to aim for a second
straight victory, after winning last weekend’s Johnnie Walker