Golf: Italy's Celli wins Silver Medal at the Open

21-year-old Roman wins prize for best amateur

Redazione ANSA ROME

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 18 - Italy's Filippo Celli won the Silver Medal at the Open at St. Andrews on Sunday by finishing five under par to emerge as the tournament's best amateur.
    The 21-year-old Roman is the first Italian to take the Silver Medal since Matteo Manassero in 2009 and he joined the illustrious company of other past winners, including Tiger Woods (1996), Justin Rose (1998), Rory McIlroy (2007) and Matthew Fitzpatrick (2013).
    Celli had conquered the right to make his debut at a major by winning the European Amateur Championship in Spain. (ANSA).