2017 European Tour:Rocco Forte Open
May 18, 2017 by Marc Jerbs

The captivating Verdura Resort in Sicily, Italy will play host from May 18 to 21, the inaugural Rocco Forte Open. The 7,217 yard par 71 lay-out is located between the fishing town of Sciassa and Agrigento. The course was designed by Kyle Philips with some holes lining up the Mediterranean Sea.

Italians Matteo Manassero and Edoardo Molinari will look to claim their first European Tour wins on home soil starting Thursday. Both player will tee off at 8:30am alongside Richard Bland.

Last week's Open de Portugal winner Matt Wallace will try for his 2nd consecutive win as he will tee off alongside Nicolas Colsaerts and Renato Paratore at 1:25pm.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Jordan Smith as the man to beat on the 4-day Rocco Forte Open at the Verdura Resort in Sicily, Italy.

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