Central Italy, Rome
Ryder Cup 2023
Fri 29 Sep 2023 - Sun 1 Oct 2023
For golf fans, nothing can match the thrill of watching a Ryder Cup live – it really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Watching some of the world's strongest golfers battle against each other is an uncomparable feeling which is something that should be witnessed in the flesh. Situated just 10 miles from the historic capital city of Rome, Marco Simone Golf & Country Club is the perfect location to combine your tournament break with a city break and see what Rome has to offer. After the largest defeat since 1967 from the Unites States at Whistling Straits with a tremendous score of 19-9 - will Europe be able to take back the Cup in Rome when it returns on home soil?
- Witness thrilling matches between USA & Europe
- Experience the first tee atmosphere
- Watch the worlds greatest players battle it out
- Be a part of this historic event
- Support Team Europe on home soil
- Soak up the beautiful capital city of Rome
Experience the electric atmosphere!
When you think of a golf tournament, you may not think of the atmosphere being one of the biggest draws to the event, however, this is where you’re completely wrong.
With grandstands and big screens scattered across the course as well as spectator villages, the buzz amongst crowds is electric – and you certainly don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate this!
When it comes to crowd engagement, nothing can compare to the Ryder Cup, with the match play format creating the kind of competition and atmosphere you get at other sporting events. With over-the-top crowds, eccentric fan attire, and extreme pressure on matches, there is really nothing else like it in the game!
An event like no other
The Ryder Cup is now regarded as one of the greatest sporting events on the calendar. Samuel Ryder, from whom the cup gets its name, was inspired by the 1926 match at Wentworth when Abe Mitchell teamed up with George Duncan to defeat the great Open champions, James Barnes and Walter Hagen. In the bar after the game, Ryder declared ‘We must do this again’. The rest is history...
When officially introduced in 1927, the two teams competing were originally Great Britain and the United States. The US got off to an impressive start, winning the first five Ryder Cup competitions. This dominance continued both before and after the Second World War, which led to the inclusion of European players in 1979, where the playing field became a lot more even.
In recent years, the Ryder Cup has brought to our screens some of the most memorable displays in the cup’s history. Many of you will have witnessed the ‘Miracle of Medinah’ in 2012, the United States' brilliant display at Hazeltine in 2016, and Europe’s demolition job at Le Golf National in 2018. Needless to say, the trend over the past decade has been a back-and-forth tussle with each team winning on their home soil.
Our dedicated and experienced on-site team will ensure your trip runs smoothly.
Celebrate with other fans and soak up the lively Ryder Cup atmosphere.
Based near Rome, known for its stunning architecture, with the Colleseum, Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain.
Travel to and from the Ryder Cup in comfort with daily deluxe transportation included in your package.
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Ryder Cup 2023 at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club
The Marco Simone Golf & Country Club will be the third golf venue in continental Europe to host the Ryder Cup and beat off strong bids from courses in Austria, Germany and Spain to do so.
The Championship course will be completely reconstructed ahead of the tournament with the layout being rerouted to provide numerous risk and reward opportunities, perfect for match play!
Situated just half an hour from the historic city centre of Rome, Marco Simone Golf & Country Club is a challenging 18-hole course set out by architect Jim Fazio near the historic hill town of Tivoli. Marco Simone lies within a beautiful old estate, complete with a restored 11th-century castle belonging to fashion designer Laura Biagiotti and views of St Peter's Basilica.
Things to do in Rome
Rome holds an unparalleled amount of history, with an array of impressive monuments, archaeological sites, stunning architecture, with the Colleseum, Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain amongst the most visited sites in the city.
As well as being known for its culture and history, Italy is extremely famous for its fabulous cuisine. Rome offers endless options of where to eat, with Italian delicacies such as pizza, spaghetti and gelato a must-have whilst visiting. Check out one of Rome's many food tours whilst in the area for an authentic foodie experience!
With an abundance of coffee shops, bars and cafes on virtually every street corner, make sure you soak up the bustling atmosphere that Rome has to offer.
"If you haven’t considered going to a Ryder Cup get it on your bucket list ASAP as I can assure you that you will not be disappointed."
Can’t decide or have a special request?
We offer tournament experiences to suit everyone. From playing the tournament course to watching golf’s most illustrious events with green-side hospitality.
If you have any special requests - such as playing some golf of your own – simply ask one of our specialists.