Virtually every parent will know what it is to have driven a child to a tennis, golf or football class only to have to keep an eye on the clock until, in no time at all, the child in question has to be picked up again. The greater the number of kids, the more irritating and exhausting the situation can become.
Edoardo Molinari, a father himself, factored this into the equation when he put the finishing touches to his academy at Royal Park I Roveri, the Turin, Italy, club where he and brother Francesco learned their golf. The Edoardo Molinari Golf Academy opened midway through January and has been attracting attention ever since.
“There will be three days a week, a Wednesday, a Saturday and a Sunday, when parents will be able to drop their children off for six hours,” said Edoardo, as he talked of plans beyond the summer break. “It will give them time to go out and play themselves.” If they play at the kind of pace which Edoardo, who earlier this year posted the names of the European Tour's slow-play offenders on Twitter, believe...
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