Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry led chants of ‘USA is terrified’ to the tune of dance hit Free of Need as Group Europe celebrated regaining the Ryder Cup in fashion on their coach tonight.
McIlroy – who led Group Europe to victory earlier at the moment simply hours after clashing with a Group USA caddie in a carpark – was in a celebratory temper as he sang on the prime of his voice, guzzled champagne straight from the bottle and drank from the Ryder Cup trophy.
Luke Donald’s aspect had lots to sing about after Tommy Fleetwood secured the profitable level as Group Europe put the demons of 2021 behind them to win 16.5 – 11.5 on the Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership in Rome.
McIlroy – who beat Sam Burns 3&1 of their singles conflict previous to Europe’s win – and Lowry – who received three out of 4 holes earlier than the 18th – had been filmed leaping up and down on the crew bus singing their hearts out.
They had been joined by the remainder of Group Europe in singing: ‘Europe’s on fireplace, USA are terrified!’
The official Ryder Cup social media account has been offering followers with a rare behind the scenes glimpse into the celebrations within the everlasting metropolis tonight.
Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry led chants of ‘USA is terrified’ to the tune of dance hit Free of Need as Group Europe celebrated regaining the Ryder Cup in fashion on their coach tonight
McIlroy and Lowry had been additionally filmed ingesting from the Ryder Cup as celebrations bought rowdy
Lowry and McIlroy had been additionally filmed ingesting from the Ryder Cup whereas Queen’s ‘We’re the Champions’ rang out within the background. Captain Donald was seen main the gamers in a rendition of the enduring track.
Different hilarious footage confirmed Francesco Molinari dancing within the aisle of the coach as the remainder of the crew chanted Tommy Fleetwood’s title after the Englishman clinched the Ryder Cup.
The Ryder Cup stars had been in a rowdy temper and all bought behind Scottish star Robert MacIntyre as he sang The Proclaimers’ hit I am Gonna Be (500 Miles) on the prime of his voice whereas holding a beer.
McIlroy has taken centre stage among the many Ryder Cup celebrations, visibly using excessive on an impressive three days of golf which was additionally crammed with loads of controversy.
The Northern Irish tar was visibly emotional throughout interview after Group Europe secured their victory as he bought redemption for his disappointing efficiency at Whistling Straits three years in the past.
McIlroy cruised to victory over America’s Sam Burns because the hosts received for the seventh time in a row in Europe, ultimately crushing the guests in Rome.
After a robust US fightback had frayed nerves, Tommy Fleetwood ensured his aspect would take the honours by securing the half-point wanted with a shocking drive to 23 toes on the par-four sixteenth.
Group Europe captain Luke Donald leads a rendition of Queen’s ‘We’re the Champions’ on the bus
The Ryder Cup stars had been in a rowdy temper and all bought behind Scottish star Robert MacIntyre as he sang The Proclaimers’ hit I am Gonna Be (500 Miles) on the prime of his voice whereas holding a beer
Different hilarious footage confirmed Francesco Molinari dancing within the aisle of the coach as the remainder of the crew chanted Tommy Fleetwood’s title after the Englishman clinched the Ryder Cup
McIlroy received his first three matches at Marco Simone however misplaced the ultimate fourball on Saturday night which took a vicious flip when he turned embroiled in an offended alternate with Cantlay’s caddie Joe LaCava over his celebrations on the 18th inexperienced.
The row then spilled over into the automobile park and McIlroy needed to be bundled right into a ready automobile by team-mate Shane Lowry amid astonishing scenes.
The 34-year-old was left livid when Joe LaCava, Cantlay’s caddie, stood in his line of imaginative and prescient twirling his cap as he tried to line up what would have been a match-saving putt.
Cantlay had been jeered all day by the house supporters for reportedly refusing to put on his USA cap in protest at not being paid to play. After McIlroy confronted Cantlay’s bag man on the inexperienced, tempers boiled over once more within the automobile park.
‘Strolling off the 18th yesterday was most likely the angriest I’ve ever been in my profession,’ McIlroy advised BBC Radio 5 Reside.
‘I stated it to the US guys, I assumed it was disgraceful what went on and I made that clear.
‘I wanted that to gas me at the moment and never let it take away from what has been an awesome week. I felt like I used it to my benefit and got here out with a special degree of focus and dedication and in a method it gave the entire crew a bit of fireside in our bellies.’
McIlroy needed to battle again tears earlier than he added: ‘I simply wished to win one other level for Europe. Ever since Whistling Straits I used to be so disillusioned in my efficiency there, so to return right here and get 4 factors for the crew means lots to me.
Rory McIlroy celebrates an iconic Ryder Cup victory by pouring champagne over his face on the 18th inexperienced
Rory McIlroy stated he was fuelled by his automobile park bust up with a Group USA caddie on Saturday
Group Europe captain Luke Donald poses with the trophy and spouse, Diane Antonopoulos as his crew kiss their companions in the course of the celebrations after profitable the Ryder Cup
Group Europe’s Rory McIlroy celebrates together with his spouse Erica after Europe regained the Ryder Cup
Group Europe Captain Luke Donald holds the Ryder Cup Trophy with gamers at the moment
Shane Lowry of Eire and The European Group roars with delight as he raises the Ryder Cup beside (L-R) Matthew Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton, Ludwig Aberg, Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland on the official presentation at the moment
Justin Rose, Jon Rahm and teammates of Group Europe have fun profitable the Ryder Cup in the course of the Sunday singles matches
Tommy Fleetwood of Group Europe lifts the Ryder Cup trophy following victory with 16 and a half to 11 and a half win
‘It is an awesome bounce-back after Whistling Straits. The crew now we have is unimaginable. It is a younger crew that I believe will probably be round for a very long time.’
This was an emphatic response by Europe after their 19-9 hammering at Whistling Straits in 2021 and means captain Donald could effectively lead the aspect once more at Bethpage Black.
The jubilant wives and girlfriends of the Ryder Cup winners planted kisses on their Group Europe companions as in addition they bought concerned within the wild celebrations.
Posing for a photograph with the enduring gold trophy, Luke Donald was surrounded by his victorious crew who shared a particular second with their different halves on the finish of a memorable weekend in Rome.
There was additionally a hilarious second the place the WAGs took a separate picture simply with Norwegian star Viktor Hovland, the one single man out of the 12 Group Europe winners.