It is not only the most prestigious golf competition but also the third most important and most followed international sporting event after the Olympic Games and the Football World Cup: with the 44th Ryder Cup, history, tradition, and charm will be on show in Rome, at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, from 25 September to 1 October 2023. It will be the first edition in Italy: a historical success achieved thanks to the infrastructural and commercial solidity and the support of the Government, as well as the private sector.
What makes it a unique event? Founded way back in 1927, the Ryder Cup is the only sporting event in which the Old Continent competes as a team: it is played in even-numbered years, alternately in a European or American town, between two teams composed of the 12 strongest European and US golfers. The tournament does not have a money prize pool: the prize is the cup and the honor of winning.
With its 150 hectares of land 17 km from the center of Rome and its 27 spectacular holes around the castle of Marco Simone, whose first structures date back to the year 1000, the Roman Golf Club is getting ready to welcome the 50,000 spectators expected each day. With the enhancement and renovation works, the course will become a sporting destination capable of attracting more and more players and fans of an ever-expanding sport, leaving a precious legacy to the next generation of golfers.
From 29 September to 1 October 2023
44th Ryder Cup postponed by a year due to health emergency