Ryder Cup 2022 | Roma
Golf & Country Club Marco Simone
Rome | Lazio | Italy
The prestigious golf event Ryder Cup 2022 takes place in the Italian capital Rome in Lazio. As the venue for the competition between the best golfers in the US and Europe, was chosen the Golf & Country Club Marco Simone nearby Rome. The Golf Club has been owned by the entrepreneurial Biagiotti family for many years. The golf course of the Golf & Country Club Marco Simone Rome will be completely rebuilt for the Ryder Cup 2022. The Italian Golf Federation was able to prevail in the competition for the hosting of the Ryder Cup in 2022 against major European golf nations such as Germany, Spain and Austria.
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What is the Ryder Cup?
The Ryder Cup is the most important international golf event in the world. The first time this golf event took place in the United States, USA in 1927. The Ryder Cup is named after British businessman Samuel Ryder, who donated the famous trophy. The tournament does not award cash or prizes: the trophy and the honor of victory are at stake. The Ryder Cup golf tournament faces the best players in the United States and Europe and is the only sporting event in which the “Old Continent” Europe teams up. The 12 best European and 12 American golfers fight for the prestigious trophy. It is played alternately every two years in a European or American city.
On December 14, 2015, Italy was chosen as the venue for the Ryder Cup 2022. The games will take place in the state capital of Rome and the official venue will be the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club. It is the third time that the prestigious golf competition in Europe is played outside of the UK (1997 in Spain and 2018 in the Golf Club Le Golf National Paris – France). The Ryder Cup takes place over a total of six days, three training days and three competition days are planned. The last edition of the Ryder Cup, which was played at the end of September 2018 in Paris / France, won Team Europe.