Golf: for the first time Ryder Cup 2022 hosted by Italy

Golf, Ryder Cup in 2022 in Italy

Historic announcement: for the first time in the history of the competition’s most famous teams in the course will be hosted by Italy at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio. In Europe, it will be only the third time a non-British town. The satisfaction of the President Chimenti: “Now we are the world elite”

The announcement came, and it is in its historical way: the Ryder Cup, the race between the US and Europe which takes place every two years, will land for the first time in Italy in 2022 and will be hosted by the Marco Simone Golf & Country Guidonia Club. Beat Spain, it feared rival, who was presented with the PGA Catalunya in Girona. Austria and Germany, initially great favorite, lost ground as the decision approached.

Roma, who also presented the guarantees of the Government, has received several “endorsement” by golfers and world-class sports. Spain had already hosted the Ryder Cup in 1997 at Valderrama, the first non-British country to obtain the organization: he won Europe where he also played Costantino Rocca. The next continental event for the Ryder was in Paris in 2018 at the Golf National in Saint Quentin en Yvelines.


Enthusiasm to the Hall of Sports Avenue Titian of Rome between the CONI president Giovanni Malago and Franco Chimenti, number one Federgolf. The news came at the beginning of the new logo launch ceremony in Rome in 2024 and sparked a long embrace between the two presidents. So Chimenti: “It opens a new era for the Italian golfing movement. The assignment of the Ryder Cup certify the entry of Italy in the elite of world golf. We presented a very solid project with the support of the Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi and eight ministries. We can also rely on a pool of highly prestigious sponsors: public and private offering that ensures the Italian course a future of great prospects. ”
The competition, which takes place every two years is named after the Englishman Samuel Ryder trophy donated to the American federation, it is co-managed by the PGA of America and the European Tour. From 1927 to 1971, the tournament was held between the United States of America and Britain, with a net American dominance of 15-3 and one draw (1969). In 1973 Britain was incorporated Ireland, and in 1979 the rest of continental Europe. Champion in caria is Europe, which won 8 of the last 10 editions.