For those dreaming of a golf vacation, Italy offers a number of itineraries that also include the best of wellness, cuisine and art. From north to south, in mountains or at sea, on the Peninsula and off, one can find a wide variety of greens set against spectacular backdrops, and characterized by significant cultural, artistic and enogastronomical...

Virginia Elena Carta, an easy-to-like Italian with a brain as big as her heart, will leave Duke University next spring with so much more than a national championship ring. College golf doesn’t have the allure it once did. The best players skip it altogether. The next-best generally stay for a season or two. Those who experience the kind of first-ye...

Francesco Molinari set an incredible new record after playing a decisive role in Europe’s Ryder Cup victory over USA. The Italian’s partnership with Tommy Fleetwood yielded four points over the opening two days to help Thomas Bjorn’s side create a potentially decisive 10-6 lead over the holders. Out on his own, the Italian continued his sensational...

More than 100 golfers hoped for a hole-in-one Wednesday during the annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival golf tournament at Bridgeport Country Club. The turnout was the highest in the fundraiser’s history of more than 20 years, according to Eric Spatafore, tournament co-chair. “We had 27 teams and we’re completely sold out,” Spatafore said...

Still time to sign up for NIAF’s 14th Annual Tournament on Monday, August 13, at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. The tournament benefits NIAF membership and educational programs. Registration and breakfast at 10:30 a.m. – foursome packages include shotgun start at noon; cocktails, awards and raffle, and dinner. Sponsorshi...

Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. With a strong breeze causing mayhem at the top of the leaderboard which a charging Tiger Woods had topped with nine holes to play, the 35-year-o...

Approximately $4 million has been contributed to numerous primarily St. Louis-based children’s charities since the initial Italian Open in 1974 raised about $4000. Today between 30-40 local children’s charities (including St. Ambrose School) benefit from the Italian Open which now distributes approximately $150,000 yearly. The Italian Open two-day...

Francesco Molinari became the first Italian in 71 years to win a US PGA event, firing an eight-under-par 62 on Sunday to capture the Quicken Loans National while Tiger Woods settled for sharing fourth. Molinari, a runner-up at last year's PGA Championship for his best major showing, eagled the 10th hole and followed with four consecutive birdies on...

Monday, July 9 - 11:30AM to 7:30PM EDT. Shaker Heights Country Club - 3300 Courtland Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122. Each year, the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation hosts a golf outing to benefit a charity. NOIA's 2018 benefactor is The Arc of Greater Cleveland. This organization is driven by opportunity; the opportunity for hope, for grow...

Anything can happen on the final day in any golf event, and that was certainly the mindset that teammates Jon Gren Jr. and Peter Morgante took into the third and final afternoon of the 48th annual Italian-American Charity Golf Tournament on the Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort on Saturday. The pair, which claimed its first victo...