2014 European Tour:71° Open D'Italia
August 28, 2014 by Marc Jerbs

On Friday, the Circolo Golf Torino - La Madria in Torino, Italy will host the 71° Open D'Italia. The tournament will run from Aug 28 up to Aug 31.

This is the last tournament for the Ryder Cup hopefuls to qualify for Captain Paul McGinley's European team that will face the US team in the 2014 Ryder Cup in Perthshire, Scotland.

A total of nine qualification spots are set to be determined as the tournament ends on Sunday. Four players will be selected in European Points list and five from the World Points list.

Joost Luiten and Francesco Molinari will be among the players to watch as they continue their shot for the three Captain's pick that would complete the 12-player Ryder Cup team.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Francesco Molinari as the favorite to win the 71° Open D'Italia. Stephen Gallacher, Marc Warren and Edoardo Molinari are among his strongest challengers.

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