Jim Fazio, David Mezzacane
The Marco Simone Golf and Country Club is the ideal place to discover all the secrets of golf. The Italian capital city of Rome will host The Ryder Cup for the first time in 2022. The historic announcement will see golf’s greatest team event staged on the Continent of Europe for the third time. The Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, only 17km from the centre of Rome, will follow in the footsteps of Club de Golf Valderrama in Spain (1997) and Le Golf National in France (2018) - when the 44th edition of the match between Europe and the United States is staged in the autumn of 2022.
The18-hole Championship Course covers nearly one hundred hectares, following the classic rounded hills of the Roman countryside. A skilled and complicated work of shaping has made it possible to transform the old hunting and grazing paths into an exciting succession of holes, while maintaining the original features. The architect Jim Fazio has again revealed his great skills by designing two perfect rounds of 9 holes that start and end by the splendid clubhouse, assuring great fun for all players. Indeed, thanks to the wide variety of tees, each hole can be played from a variety of different points, bringing into play always new obstacles and providing a setting that is ideal for both beginners and professionals.
The 9-hole Resort Course offers a highly addictive introduction to golf. Specifically designed to allow players to walk the fairways from their first appearances on the green, it can nevertheless offer much to intrigue even more expert players. A level of maintenance that is the same as for a Championship course rounds off this exclusive course.