“Golf in the Piazza”: Swing in the heart of Rome
Sports celebration in Villa Borghese with the children champions of the closing event of “The Road to Rome 2023”
After the victorious edition of the Ryder Cup, Rome revives the passion for green spaces with “Golf in an Arena”, the event that concludes the exciting journey of the “Road to Rome 2023”. In Viale delle Magnolie, in the heart of Villa Borghese, 13 stations were set up by the Italian Golf Federation that allowed everyone to test themselves within a small village, including an information point, with directions to start playing golf in Lazio. Many families, many children and many tourists tested themselves on the long wave of exciting shots of the best players who admired two months ago at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club on the occasion of the 44th edition of the European American Super Challenge.
After the record success of the Ryder Cup, with a total of 271,000 spectators in six days, including only three competitions, Rome, awaiting the verdict on Expo 2030, is still embracing golf, underscoring the growing interest in this sport that is spreading casually. Throughout the territory with a driving effect of tourism.
The event, in the presence of Franco Chimenti, President of the Italian Golf Federation, Gianpaolo Montale, General Director of the 2023 Ryder Cup Project, and Marta Maestroni, Secretary General of the International Golf Federation, witnessed sports and entertainment joining the rhythm of the music that accompanied the tournament. Young golfers are thrilled to experience the magic of the first shot. Representing the Lazio clubs, Parco di Roma Golf Club and Arche di Claudio Golf Club were present along with President Riccardo Luciano.
Partners – The “Golf in an Arena” event, organized by the Italian Golf Federation with the official advisor Infront, has institutional partners: the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Minister of Sports and Youth, Lazio Region, ENIT – the National Tourism Agency and the Promotion Committee of Expo 2030 Rome. Sponsoring the department of major events, sports, tourism and fashion in the capital, Rome. Supported by: DS Automobiles (Lead Partner); Videoram (Official Bank); CAPA (official technical resource); renacinte. PosteAssicura (official supplier); Bernardo’s Spa (official waters); Corriere dello Sport, Tuttosport (media partner); Before Italy (Official Counselor).
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