Europe’s Ryder Cup golf stars partied until dawn after beating the United States in Italy.
A teary-eyed Shane Lowry was photographed surrounded by empty bottles of beer, champagne and the all-important trophy at a boozy reception in Rome last night.
His teammate Tyrell Hatton, one of the standout heroes when Europe took over the Ryder Cup from the United States, was the “last man standing” this morning.
The 31-year-old Briton looked slightly dazed as he posed with a frothy lager while wearing LED-lit party sunglasses outside the team hotel.
Most golfers were seen drinking the Ryder Cup trophy as they celebrated the comprehensive victory over the Americans 16.5-11.5.
Before the drunken party at the team hotel, there was also a noisy coach trip from the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club to the team hotel in the Eternal City, where wild celebrations took place on and off the course.
Rory McIlroy and Lowry sang “The USA is Terrified” to the tune of dance hit Freed from Desire as Team Europe celebrated winning the Ryder Cup in style in front of their coach last night.
Tyrrell Hatton is the last man standing as he hilariously sports colorful light-up glasses during the European team’s Ryder Cup celebrations.
Shane Lowry looks as happy as he sits with the Ryder Cup during post-tournament celebrations in Rome
Shortly after their stunning victory, which saw Luke Donald’s team put the demons of 2021 behind them, McIlroy could be seen singing “The USA is terrified” to the tune of the dance hit Freed from Desire on the team’s coach last night while his team-friends joined us.
McIlroy – who led Team Europe to victory just hours after clashing with a Team USA cadet in a parking lot – was in the mood to celebrate as he sang at the top of his lungs, drank champagne straight from the bottle and took a sip from the Ryder. Cup Trophy.
But the celebrations didn’t stop there and more photos were released showing the delighted European stars partying late into the night.
At a reception after their victory, a delighted Shane Lowry was photographed looking happy as punch as he sat at a table smiling with the Ryder Cup – as well as numerous bottles of champagne and beer – behind him.
Lowry’s teammates can be seen mingling in the background as the early morning light begins to shine through the curtains.
But while many of Team Europe called it quits after hours of partying, the last man standing, Tyrrell Hatton, hilariously continued the celebrations by drinking beer while wearing team gear. team Europe from head to toe and sporting bright party glasses.
Following their victory, McIlroy took center stage at the Ryder Cup celebrations, visibly in fine form during a stellar three days of golf that was also filled with plenty of controversy.
The Northern Irish star was visibly emotional during the interview after Team Europe secured victory as he secured redemption for his disappointing performance at Whistling Straits three years ago.
Rory McIlroy and Lowry sang “The USA is terrified” to the tune of dance hit Freed from Desire as the European team celebrated winning back the Ryder Cup in style from their coach.
McIlroy and Lowry were also filmed drinking at the Ryder Cup as celebrations got rowdy
McIlroy claimed victory against American Sam Burns as the hosts won for the seventh consecutive time in Europe, ultimately crushing the visitors in Rome.
After a strong American fightback tested nerves, Tommy Fleetwood ensured his team would take the honors by securing the necessary half-point with a superb drive to 23 feet at the par-four 16th.
McIlroy won his first three matches at Marco Simone but lost the final fourball on Saturday night, which took a vicious turn when he found himself embroiled in an angry exchange with Patrick Cantlay’s caddie, Joe LaCava, about his celebrations on the 18th green.
The argument then spilled into the parking lot and McIlroy had to be taken into a waiting car by teammate Shane Lowry amid stunning scenes.
The 34-year-old was left furious when LaCava stood in his line of vision, twirling his cap as he tried to line up what would have been a game-winning putt.
Team Europe captain Luke Donald leads a rendition of Queen’s “We are the Champions” on the bus
Other hilarious footage showed Francesco Molinari dancing in the coach’s aisle while the rest of the team chanted Tommy Fleetwood’s name after the Englishman won the Ryder Cup.
Cantlay had been jeered all day by home fans for apparently refusing to wear his American cap in protest at not being paid to play. After McIlroy confronted Cantlay’s bag-carrier on the green, tempers boiled again in the parking lot.
“Leaving the 18th yesterday was probably the angriest I’ve ever felt in my career,” McIlroy told BBC Radio 5 Live.
“I told the Americans, I thought what was happening was shameful and I said it clearly.
“I needed this to fuel me today and not let this ruin what has been a great week. I felt like I used it to my advantage and came away with a different level of focus and determination and, in a way, it gave the whole team a little fire in the belly. team.
McIlroy had to hold back tears before adding: “I just wanted to win another point for Europe. Since Whistling Straits I’ve been very disappointed with my performance there, so to come here and score four points for Europe. The team means a lot to me.
Rory McIlroy celebrates iconic Ryder Cup victory by pouring champagne on his face on the 18th green
Rory McIlroy said he was fueled by his parking lot breakup with a Team USA cadet on Saturday
Team Europe captain Luke Donald poses with the trophy and his wife, Diane Antonopoulos, as his team embraces their partners during celebrations after winning the Ryder Cup.
Team Europe’s Rory McIlroy celebrates with his wife Erica after Europe regained the Ryder Cup
Team Europe captain Luke Donald holds the Ryder Cup trophy with players
“It’s a big bounce back from Whistling Straits. The team we have is incredible. It’s a young team that I think will be around for a long time.
It’s a resounding response from Europe after their 19-9 record at Whistling Straits in 2021 and means captain Donald could well lead the team again at Bethpage Black.
The jubilant wives and girlfriends of the Ryder Cup winners hugged their Team Europe partners as they also joined in the wild celebrations.
Posing for a photo with the iconic golden trophy, Luke Donald was surrounded by his victorious team who shared a special moment with his other halves at the end of a memorable weekend in Rome.
There was also a hilarious moment where the WAGs took a separate photo with Norwegian star Viktor Hovland, the only single man among Team Europe’s 12 winners.
Shane Lowry of Ireland and Team Europe roars with joy as he lifts the Ryder Cup alongside (left to right) Matthew Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton, Ludwig Aberg, Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland during of the official presentation
Justin Rose, Jon Rahm and teammates from Team Europe celebrate their Ryder Cup victory during Sunday singles matches