On January 11th, Beijing time, this week, the first Hero Cup will debut in the Middle East.The official European tour is similar to the Ryder Cup, but it starts between the British Ai Alliance and the European Union, and each team is 10 players.The English player Tommy Fleetwood will lead the British Love Union, and Italian player Francesco Molinari will lead the European Union.
The two captains will cooperate closely with the European Captain Loke Donald in 2023, and he will select the Hero Cup team.The important basis for selection is the standings of Dubai competitions, which means that the performance of the players in the European tour in the past year has been valued.
The Hero Cup was held from January 13th to 15th. The three -day game included four rounds.First of all, on Friday, the two teams will play a four -person and four goals, and then they will play two rounds of four -player and two goals on Saturday, that is, take turns to hit the game.Sunday is a single -person final.
Unlike the Land Cup, each team of each team needs to play all four rounds, including the two team captains.The victory team scored one point, half a score was tied, with a total of 25 points.
British Love Union
Tommy Flitwood, Ewen Ferguson, Tyrrell Hatton, Shane Lowry, Robert MacintyreSEAMUS POWER, Callum Shinkwin, Jordan Smith, Matt Wallace, Richard Mansell.
Francisco-Morrinali, Thomas Detry, Nicolai Hojgaard, Adrian Meronk, Quandei MigrioGUIDO Migliozzi, Alex Noren, Viktor Perez, Thomas Pieters, Sep Straka, Ann, AnAntoine Rozner.
It is worth noting that Nicholas Haygen replaces twin brothers Rasmus Hojgaard, who retired because of injuries.
The two teams have a total of 5 top 30 players in the world, 4 of which are among the British Ai Federation.Obviously, some front-line stars in Europe have not participated, such as McLouri and Joan Ram, but the significance of this event may be to discover new talents for the Ryde Cup European team.
The Hero Cup was held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.The stadium held the European Tour for a long time.Since 2006, Abu Dhabi Golf Club has held 16 Abu Dhabi Championships.The distance of the standard rod 72 is 7642 yards, and the length of the five -shot hole is 562 yards. It requires override to attack the green. It may create dramatic ending for the event.
The Hero Cup is the first game of Abu Dhabi’s back -back two games, and it is also the first stop for the United Arab Emirates.