Rome to Host Ryder Golf Tournament

Rome won the right to stage the 2022 edition of golf’s Ryder Cup for the first time.

Four nations – Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain – had been competing for the right to stage the 2022 edition.

current affairsBut after inspecting all four sites in recent months, organisers finally plumped for Rome, whose venue is only 17km from the centre of the ‘Eternal City’.

Year 2016 tournament will be held in Hazeltine National in Minnesota (USA), while France will host the 2018 event and Whistling Straits in Wisconsin (USA) hosts the 2020 Ryder Cup, two years before it returns to the old continent.