Hole in one! Italian Leoni jubilant over new Porsche 911 Carrera S

Posted on 11. May, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

For a initial time in 6 years, a hole in one was strike during a prominence eventuality of a disdainful pledge contest array for business – and on a Canyamel course’s 18th hole of all places where a yellow Porsche 911 Carrera S was adult for grabs as a esteem for a feat. Leoni used a 4 hybrid to strike his round ascending and into a hole 160 meters away.

“The pitch felt good, though we didn’t see where a round landed,” remembered Leoni. “It was usually on conference a spectators’ greeting did we comprehend that a round was in a hole.” The member of a Monticello Golf Club, that is not distant from Lake Como, was given a station acclaim during a feat rite in a evening. “It’s crazy,” pronounced a 56-year old. “I’m so proud, and I’d like to appreciate Porsche for organizing such a illusory tournament.”


Marco Leoni and his associate players, Porsche Golf Cup, Mallorca, 2019, Porsche AG

Leoni distinguished by his associate players

It was a crowning excellence of a fantastic Porsche Golf Cup that set annals even before a start of a World Final. The 80 finalists from 20 markets were left remaining from a initial 17,647 players that competed during a 261 subordinate tournaments. Both total are all-time highs.


Marco Leoni and his associate players, 911 Carrera S, Porsche Golf Cup, Mallorca, 2019, Porsche AG

The yellow Porsche 911 Carrera S was Leoni’s hole in one esteem

The World Final took place for a sixth time in Mallorca. Played over dual Stableford rounds in breezy conditions during a Club de Golf Alcanada and, for a initial time, during a Canyamel Golf formidable from 6 to 9 May, a golfers competed for a World Trophy for teams and in a particular events (gross and 3 net classes). Team South Korea triumphed in a 2018 Golf Cup season’s World Trophy when finishing good forward of Team China and Team Porsche Taiwan Motors.

The sum pretension in a prestigious particular foe was cumulative by Phil White. The Englishman narrowly missed out on a large dream of personification in a veteran contest by usually one shot after posting a rarely considerable 3 underneath standard for a dual rounds. An altogether measure of 4 underneath or improved would have non-stop adult a doorway to a universe of a golf pros for White, who trafficked to a World Final with a +2 handicap. A furious label for a Porsche European Open was on offer as a special prize. It would have given a leader a eventuality to exam himself opposite a world’s chosen golfers around a Porsche North Course during a Green Eagle Golf Courses complex.

“It has been brilliant. A contest that feels like a veteran event, dual ideally prepared pleasing golf courses and afterwards many of all a feat with a large endowment rite – simply indescribable. This is of march a prominence of my golfing life,” pronounced White before adding with a grin on his face, “Even if one cadence too many hurts a bit. Participating in a Porsche European Open would of march been a enormous dream.”


Porsche Golf Cup, Mallorca, 2019, Porsche AG

Team South Korea on stage

As a leader of a World Trophy, a winning South Korea group is set for a several-day outing to watch a Porsche European Open in Hamburg from 5 to 8 Sep and attend in a pro-am contest beforehand.

“These rather special prizes are usually fair, generally in perspective of a superb singles players here once again this year,” pronounced Eberhard Schneider, Manager Global Events and Services during Porsche AG: “What all a finalists will take behind with them after this once-in-a-lifetime event, no matter what their measure was, are secure memories of dreamlike days in a good atmosphere in Mallorca.”


Marco Leoni, Eberhard Schneider, Head of Global Events and Services during Porsche AG, l-r, Porsche Golf Cup, Mallorca, 2019, Porsche AG

Leoni with Eberhard Schneider, Head of Global Events and Services during Porsche AG

It was also due to a ancillary module of events that enclosed an romantic opening rite during a chronological Torre de Canyamel and a shutting cooking in a Galdent cavern restaurant. Accompanying persons also had a eventuality to play their possess golf tournament, suffer some use sessions and get to know a island in a utterly special approach on a Porsche highway tour.

World Trophy:
Team South Korea

Singles (mixed):
– Gross: Phil White, Team Great Britain
– Net A (HCP +2.5 – 7.0): Shih-Feng Lo, Team Porsche Taiwan Motors
– Net B (HCP 7.1 – 14.5): Min Kim, Team South Korea
– Net C (HCP 14.6 – 36.0): Sunhee Oh, Team South Korea

The Porsche Golf Cup is one of a sports automobile maker’s many successful patron events. It is orderly by Porsche centers and Porsche sales companies in some-more than 20 markets. Held for a initial time in Germany in 1988, a array has grown into an general eventuality in that some-more than 17,500 Porsche business participated in 261 subordinate tournaments worldwide in 2018.

In further to a Porsche Golf Cup for pledge players, Porsche AG has also been successfully concerned in veteran golf given 2015 as a partial of a Porsche European Open, a European Tour event. An general app-based village for golf-loving Porsche customers, a Porsche Golf Circle enjoyed a lot of success immediately in the initial year in 2018. The sports automobile builder is also active in pledge golf by the Porsche Generations Open, an innovative 9-hole foe for dilettante golfers.

911 Carrera S: Fuel expenditure total 8.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 205 g/km

Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo: Fuel expenditure total 10.6 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 243 g/km

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