The Spanish golfer Jon Rahm and the Englishman Tyrrell Hatton have given the first point to the European team in the Ryder Cup 2023 that started this Friday at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome after beating the Americans Scottie Scheffler and Sam 4 and 3 Burns in the first foursomes match.

The Barrika player and the British player, already a couple in the 2021 edition, were in charge of opening the competition and they have done so in a very solid way without giving options at any time to the world number one and the American rookie, who has not not at all fine condition.

The Europeans have gained an advantage on hole 3, they have extended it on hole 5 and although their rivals have remembered on hole 6, they have not been able to win any more holes. Rahm, very confident in the fairways and on the greens, and Hatton did not let up and took the 7th, 10th and 11th to make it 1-0 in the 15th.

Shortly after, the second point arrived for the team captained by Luke Donald thanks to the Norwegian Viktor Hovland and the Swedish rookie Ludvid Aberg, who also won with authority by 4 and 3 against the rookies Max Homa and Brian Harman.