Only four days after Ryder Cup, massive fire breaks out

A fire broke out at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club outside of Rome four days after the conclusion of the 44th Ryder Cup.

The fire started in the hospitality area between the first and 18th holes.

Video footage showed large plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky and flames engulfing more than half of the temporary three-story structure.

The fire was brought under control by local firefighters and there were no injuries.

The fire was contained to a single structure and the golf course did not sustain any damage.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.The course was open for play at the time the fire began.A news outlet in Italy reported that all roads leading to the course

were closed.The fire occurred four days after the Ryder Cup, where Europe defeated the United States, 16½-11½.

An estimated 50,000 fans watched the Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.

The Ryder Cup is a biennial golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States.