Photos: Ryder Cup golfers and wives rock the red carpet at the gala in Rome

It’s time to roll out the red carpet in Rome.

The 2023 Ryder Cup begins Friday at Marco Simone Golf Club in Italy, but Wednesday night was one for formal attire. Players and captains, along with their wives and girlfriends, took to the red carpet for the Ryder Cup gala.

Members of the United States and European teams donned their finest gear on the Spanish Steps, a famous landmark in Rome constructed between 1723 and 1726.

In the competition, the Americans lead the all-time standings at 27-14-2. Since 1979, Europe holds an 11-9 edge, and the Americans haven’t won across the pond in 30 years.

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