Montali: "Ryder Cup 2023, we are working"

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Montali: "Ryder Cup 2023, we are working"

Count down towards Ryder Cup 2023 in Rome. The super golf challenge between Europe and the USA which will be staged from 29 September to 1 October 2023 at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club. Respected time schedule and union of intentions between FIG and Institutions.

This is what emerged from the session of the Public Works commission of the Lazio Region chaired by Eugenio Patanè on stage in the presence, among others, of Gian Paolo Montali, general manager of the Ryder Cup 2023 project who, in recent days, in an interview with ANSA had taken stock of a 360 ° project, in continuous evolution, between sport, infrastructure and tourism, aimed at leaving a legacy.

Montali, statements

"For the Europe-USA challenge - Montali estimates during the hearing organized by the Lazio Region electronically - 60/70 thousand people a day will be expected and this means that by September 2022 the works on via del Marco Simone will have to be completed in order not to have problems on the subject of traffic.

Before Ryder we will host 3 Italian Open, an appetizer of what will be a planetary show " Meanwhile, Michael O'Reilly, director of golf operations at Destination Kohler, operators and owners of Whistling Straits in Haven, said that the goal for tne next Ryder Cup is to allow spectators to attend the biennial match between Europe and the United States.

"The original plan is what we're with right now [with] 40,000 to 45,000 spectators on site per day. Right now, that's what we're planning for. Obviously, the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America and Kohler Company, we're going to adhere to state and local guidelines and recommendations.

There's a lot of golf tournaments to be played between now and late September, including the PGA Championship, which is in May down at Kiawah. We have the learn a lot along the way, and as things change and evolve, for us to pivot.

But as of right now, that's what we're hoping for, full attendance and full corporate hospitality", O'Reilly said to Yahoo Sports.