A grandstand on the Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership, the place this yr’s Ryder Cup was held, has burst into flames.
A video of the three-story hospitality stand engulfed in flames, producing massive black smoke clouds.
It is not clear what triggered the fireplace however an investigation is underway.
A spokesperson confirmed no one was injured within the incident which occurred near the primary fairway of the course in Rome.
Hundreds attended final weekend to look at Europe regain the Ryder Cup as a crew captained by Luke Donald claimed a 16½-11½ victory over Zach Johnson’s United States within the biennial occasion.
“A fireplace was reported in one of many momentary hospitality constructions to the fitting of the primary fairway at Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership earlier this afternoon,” mentioned the spokesperson.
“Native hearth crews had been referred to as to the scene at 17.07 native time and rapidly introduced the blaze below management.
“No one was injured within the incident and the fireplace didn’t unfold past the hospitality construction. There was no harm to the golf course or another construction.
“The reason for the fireplace is presently being investigated.”
The venue performed host to Europe profitable the trophy again from the Individuals after a humiliating 19-9 defeat in 2021.
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