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Lucia Galeone from Italian television to the green


From “Striscia la Notizia” on Italian television to the green of a golf course. This is the story of Lucia Galeone, born in Puglia and Milanese by profession and love. Lucia was a Velina on the Antonio Ricci show: in the 2004/05 season she was paired with Russian blonde Vera Atyushkina.

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She is now discovering golf. “And I’m completely in love with it, I didn’t think it could spark such a spark” Lucia candidly admits to “Golfando” Former Velina’s disbelief in front of golf is shared by many amateur players.

Until you try to get to the driving range, you don’t realize how magical it is to hit the ball well and make it fly through the air. “It’s very strange for me – he continues – because I started for fun. The love at first sight did not start right away but now I have an unstoppable passion which leads me to play everywhere and to compete as soon as possible “

The role of her husband, Christian Sarli, is decisive in this process of rapprochement. “He has been practicing for a long time, he has also played several times on the American courts. I accompanied him to the “Laghetto Golf Club” (Peschiera Borromeo, Milan) and he kept asking me to try.

In the end I gave in and I started ”. It was love at first sight, as mentioned, but now Lucia has been overwhelmed by an unusual spell in the greenery of a golf course. In a few months, she quickly followed the lessons with the teacher, the exam and the beginnings of the competition.

“The first one was in Pelagone (Gavorrano, Grosseto) – she remembers – and I liked it. I love nature which is lost in the great outdoors. In Tuscany, it was good days. Then, I made two organized circuits in Camuzzago (Bellusco, Monza), a beautiful reality and a different domain ”.

Lucia’s story is like a golf course. “My husband and I register wherever there is competition and play as soon as possible. Last week we went to Chervò on Lake Garda. Another beautiful land, again very large spaces in the greenery.

It was foggy but I got away with my fluorescent balls. And I had great satisfaction: with my 7 iron I was the only one in our group (there were eight of us) to fly on a pond. – said Lucia Galeone -.

I can play in any situation whether it’s a long course or more technical terrain. I always feel comfortable ”Like any amateur, a force corresponds to an Achilles heel. “I still don’t see the driver as mine.

There is still work to be done – explains ex Mora Velina – and let’s say that my impossible mission for the year which has just started will be to perfect the pilot. “Lucia Galeone’s other passion, namely crossfit, also targets the practice of golf.

“I often go to the gym with a friend and work hard because she keeps me fit and ready for golf” Family (two daughters), golf, crossfit in today’s life of this Apulian woman who does not forget what everyone calls “the family of Striscia la Notizia”

“I owe a large part of my existence to this show – she recalls – because it gave me the opportunity to work in a metropolis. I was born in Grottaglie, Puglia, and Milan has always had a special charm. It was the turning point. for me.

Not just professionally: that’s where I met my husband, Christian. Me and the other ex Veline are still in contact with Ricci and with the staff of the show. Relations have always remained excellent “And who knows that soon he will not meet Valerio Staffelli on the green without tapirs to deliver but with a golf bag on his shoulder.