The champagne flowed and celebrations reached a fever pitch as Team Europe clinched victory against the USA to reclaim the Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf Club.
Tears of Joy for Rory McIlroy
An emotional Rory McIlroy couldn't hold back tears after his final day singles victory over Sam Burns, bringing Team Europe one step closer to glory. The win sent Luke Donald's men within touching distance of securing the title.
A Swig of Champagne for McIlroy
As the Europeans popped open a bottle of champagne, McIlroy wasted no time in celebrating his hard-earned victory with a well-deserved swig.
Fans Storm the Fairway
Tommy Fleetwood sealed the win for Team Europe, prompting fans to charge onto the fairway in celebration. Some even dived into the lake, adding to the wild atmosphere of the event.
The Squad Parties On
Shane Lowry and Tyrrell Hatton had booze poured over them, while Jon Rahm and Justin Rose couldn't stop smiling. Captain Luke Donald lifted his arms in celebration, maintaining a stunning 100% winning Ryder Cup record as a player and skipper.
A Chant of Champions
The team described themselves as "12 gladiators" and the squad embraced each other while chanting "championes, championes, ole, ole, ole". The strong bond among the team was evident throughout the entire weekend.
The Fun Continues in Italy
With the trophy firmly in Europe's grasp until 2025, when the next Ryder Cup is hosted in Bethpage, New York, the celebration continued in Italy. The team let loose and continued the revelry.
Hovland, the Lone Single of Europe
Viktor Hovland, known for his stunning golf skills, joined in the celebrations despite being the only team member without a wife or girlfriend. His relationship status became a source of playful banter among his teammates, as they poked fun at his Tinder profile that was leaked earlier in the week. Hovland happily joined group photos with the Europe Wags, who were dressed in stylish yellow.
McIlroy Soaks in the Atmosphere
Rory McIlroy enjoyed the electric atmosphere as he walked over the bridge to his press conference, surrounded by chanting fans. During the press conference, McIlroy expressed his excitement at winning an away Ryder Cup, calling it one of the biggest accomplishments in sport.
A Night of Wild Partying Ahead
The celebrations are expected to last long into the night in Rome, with players like Tyrrell Hatton ready to indulge in a few pints to continue the festivities.