Italians call their home country il bel paese for good reason, writes ENIT - Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo in Sports Illustrated. “The Beautiful Country” more than lives up to such a lofty moniker with miles of gorgeous coastlines, soaring mountains, and lush terrain stretching from the tip of the boot in the South to the peaks of the Alps in the North.
Italy is synonymous with incredible food, glorious wine, ancient ruins, and fabulous fashion, yet even serious golfers may not associate their favorite game with one of the most popular travel locales on earth. That will surely change soon, when the prestigious Ryder Cup tees off in Rome in 2023 for what promises to be a celebration of the sport across the world.
Golfing in Italy is unlike golfing anywhere else on earth. As the country prepares to host the Ryder Cup in 2023, here’s what you need to know to tee off in Italia.