Nicolas Colsaerts livened up followers on the Ryder Cup after he led them in an ear-splitting thunderclap on the first tee.
The vice-captain of Workforce Europe appears to have designated himself chief of the thunderclap as he took his place in entrance of the animated crowds of spectators.
His roaring cries of ‘Europe!’ had been met by the cheering lots of supporters.
The Belgian then took up his place – stance widened and arms outstretched – as he ready to guide the gang within the European thunderclap.
He was met by but extra bellowing cries from the spectators as they readied themselves for the Icelandic custom.
The thunderclap has grow to be a well-liked sporting custom over the previous few years after the Iceland soccer staff introduced it to prominence within the 2016 European Championship.
The biannual Ryder Cup was final held on European soil in 2018 when the thunderclap grew to become a fan-favourite in France.
It includes the gang clapping their palms collectively above their head repeatedly, every time getting quicker – and spectators on the Ryder Cup are loving it.
Followers are taking to X, previously generally known as Twitter, to specific their pleasure that the custom has resurfaced on the Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership in Rome.
One wrote: “Excellent, some begin. What an occasion!”
One other added: “It is all going off.”
And one fan merely wrote: “Goosebumps.”
Workforce Europe’s stars had been simply as pumped up for the opening session because the followers as they created Ryder Cup historical past.
They received all 4 of their foursomes to guide Workforce USA 4-0 going into the four-ball matches in Friday’s second session.
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