Sports The Best Italian Golfers  

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Have you ever wondered how many famous golfers are from Italy? There is no lack of skill in the country, as we demonstrate on this ranked list of the best Italian golfers. The poll below contains both famous men and women golfers from Italy, most of which are professional players. Vote up who you believe to be the top golfers from Italy, and even add any up and coming players to the list if they aren't already here.

One good Italian golfer is Matteo Manassero. At only 22 years of age, he is the youngest golfer to win a European Golf event. When Manassero was just 16 he finished 13th at Open Championship. Another great golfer from Italy is Francesco Molinari, who has won three tournaments on the European Tour, but most notably won the British Open in 2018.

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Francesco Molinari is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Francesco Molinari Francesco Molinari is an Italian professional golfer. He is a three-time winner on the European Tour, with one of those wins being the WGC-HSBC Champions in 2010.

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Matteo Manassero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Matteo Manassero Matteo Manassero is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. He is the youngest golfer to win a European Tour event.

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Edoardo Molinari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Edoardo Molinari Edoardo Molinari is an Italian professional golfer. He is a two-time winner on the European Tour, 2005 U.S. Amateur champion, 2009 Challenge Tour Rankings leader, winner, with his brother ...more

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Costantino Rocca is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Costantino Rocca Costantino Rocca is the most successful male golfer that Italy has produced. After a long career on the European Tour he is now playing on the European Seniors Tour. He has five European Tour ...more

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Mark Calcavecchia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Mark Calcavecchia Mark John Calcavecchia is an American professional golfer and a former PGA Tour member. During his professional career, he has won thirteen PGA Tour events, including the 1989 Open Championship. ...more

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Federico Colombo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Federico Colombo Federico Colombo is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

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Massimo Mannelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Massimo Mannelli Massimo Mannelli is an Italian professional golfer. He played regularly on the European Tour from the late 1970s to the early 1990s and finished a career high 40th on the European Tour Order of ...more

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Silvia Cavalleri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Silvia Cavalleri Silvia Cavalleri is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour. She was the first Italian to win a tournament on the LPGA Tour.

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Baldovino Dassù is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Baldovino Dassù Baldovino Dassù is an Italian golfer. Dassù won the 1970 British Youths Open Amateur Championship and played for Italy in that year's Eisenhower Trophy. He turned professional in ...more

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Sophie Sandolo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Sophie Sandolo Sophie Sandolo is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the Ladies European Tour.

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Lorenzo Gagli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Lorenzo Gagli Lorenzo Gagli is an Italian professional golfer. Gagli was born in Florence, Italy. He turned professional in 2006.

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Emanuele Canonica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Emanuele Canonica Emanuele Canonica is an Italian professional golfer. Canonica was born at Moncalieri in the province of Turin in the Piedmont region. He won the Italian National Juniors Championship in 1990 and ...more

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Veronica Zorzi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Veronica Zorzi Veronica Zorzi is an Italian professional golfer. Zorzi was born in Verona. She turned professional in 2000 and joined the Ladies European Tour in 2001. She won her first LET title in 2005 at ...more

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Massimo Scarpa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Massimo Scarpa Massimo Scarpa is an Italian professional golfer. Scarpa was born in Venice and turned professional at the end of 1992 having won the European Amateur. He played on the European Tour and the ...more

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Stefania Croce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Stefania Croce Stefania Croce is an Italian professional golfer, who plays on the Ladies European Tour, and is a former member of the LPGA Tour. Croce qualified for the LPGA Tour on her second attempt in doing ...more

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Michele Reale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Michele Reale Michele Reale is an Italian professional golfer. Reale was born in Biella, Piedmont. Having won the Italian PGA Championship and the Italian Under 20 Championship as an amateur in 1991, he ...more

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Andrea Pavan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Andrea Pavan Andrea Pavan is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

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Giuseppe Calì is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Giuseppe Calì Giuseppe Calì is an Italian professional golfer. Calì was born in Mirano. He turned professional in 1971 and has won twelve professional tournaments in his home country, including ...more

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Alessandro Tadini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Italian Golfers
Alessandro Tadini Alessandro Tadini is an Italian professional golfer. Tadini was born in Borgomanero and turned professional in 1994. He qualified for the European Tour for 2003 after his sixth visit to ...more