Rob MacIntyre: Ryder Cup Hero
Robert MacIntyre, the hungover Ryder Cup hero, was seen catching a Jet2 flight home from Rome, drawing praise as a "man of the people."
MacIntyre's Ryder Cup Success
Before the Ryder Cup, the 27-year-old Scot made headlines with his wacky pyjamas. He played a crucial role in Europe's 16½ – 11½ victory over the USA at Marco Simone, despite the odds. After the triumph, MacIntyre led a celebratory chorus of 500 Miles as part of the Team Europe festivities.
MacIntyre's Sleep-Deprived Flight Home
After celebrating the win late into the night, MacIntyre was photographed looking sleep-deprived at the airport while waiting for his flight home. However, it was his choice of budget airline Jet2 that endeared him further to golf fans.
The Twitter Reactions
The Team Europe Ryder Cup official Twitter account shared amusing pictures of MacIntyre partying with his teammates, as well as looking a little worse-for-wear in front of a Jet2 departure board. Fans flooded the comments section praising the golfer and declaring him a legend for flying with a budget airline.
The Humble Golfer
DP World Tour's Ru Macdonald revealed that MacIntyre had paid for all his friends and family's travel and accommodation during the Ryder Cup. Despite his heroics, MacIntyre chose to return home on a Jet2 flight, showing loyalty and gratitude to those who have supported him from the beginning.
Overall, MacIntyre's down-to-earth attitude and relatability have won over golf fans, further solidifying his status as a fan-favorite.