The second day of competition at the 2022 World University Championship Golf of Torino on the green of the Royal Park I Roveri at La Mandria sees the positions at the top of the leaderboard confirmed, with small variations.
Leading the Men’s Individual, for the second consecutive day, is Yubin Jang (South Korea) at -8, followed by Giovanni Manzoni(Italy) who, compared to yesterday, makes a comeback and climbs to second place with -7. Equal third place for Kosuke Suzuki (Japan), Pablo Ereño Pérez (Spain) and Alexis Leraiy (France) at -6.
The men’s team rankings change the top order, albeit slightly: Japan remains in first place at -11, but slipping to second place are Republic of Korea and Taipei tied at -10. Host Italy slips to fourth at -9, followed by France in fifth (-8) and Switzerland in sixth at -6.
On the second day of the Women’s Individual competition, the positions of Spain’s athletes are confirmed: first Carla Tejedo Mulet (-6), second Carolina López-Chacarra Coto (-5). French Zoe Allaux recovers, rising to third (PAR). Italy’s Caterina Don remains firm in fourth (+1) tied with Daeun Park (South Korea).
Also unchanged the top of Women’s Team. Spain (-13) leads, followed by Slovakia (+5) and the Republic of Korea (+8), which is tied for third place with Japan (+8). The home team, Italy, slips to fifth (+10) tied with Taipei.
Ninety golfers from the eighteen participating federations for the top university golf competition, which began in 1986 at the behest of Primo Nebiolo, then president of FISU and the University Sports Center of Torino.
“CUS Torino has a long history in FISU – declares Leonz Eder (FISU Acting President) – and FISU was born here in this city, so the road to Torino Winter Games 2025 is just a logical next step between the past and the future. The present, now, is the 2022 FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF here in the wonderful Royal Park I Roveri: I’ve just play 18 holes by myself! Everything’s going fine: organization, location and the teams are enjoying the competition. The atmosphere is really great. We are on the right mood to Torino 2025!”
Present at the international appointment also Riccardo D’Elicio, President of the Torino University Sports Center organizer of the event: “We have achieved all the quality goals we had set for both technical, of the highest value, and as a location: the golf club is giving it its all. Thanks to the whole movement of athletes, volunteers and the CUS Torino team that is working on a great Golf Championship“.
The Championship will close on Saturday, July 23 with the awards ceremony on the course and the handover of the flag to Finland during the Final Banquet scheduled at the Jhotel.
Real-time results can be found at:
Results of the day: https://wucgolf2022.com/results/