Molinari makes historic first PGA win

Italian golfer conquers the Quicken Loans National

Redazione ANSA Potomac (US)

(ANSA) - Potomac (US), July 2 - Francesco Molinari has scored another historic victory.
    The Italian golfer won the Quicken Loans National and conquered the first title of his career on the PGA Tour.
    An Italian (although naturalized American) had not won a title in the top US circuit in 71 years.
    Naples-born Toney Penna, who grew up in Harrison, New York, last won the Atlanta Open in 1947.
    It was an extraordinary victory for the Piedmont native in Potomac, Maryland, where he dominated the last round finishing at 21-under 259 (67 65 65 62, -21), 8 shots ahead of American player Ryan Armour (second with 267, -13). Tiger Woods came in fourth (269, -11).