- Team USA were well beaten as they began their Ryder Cup defense on Friday
- But off the course their respective partners are lapping it up in the Italian capital
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It’s not only the players and captains on America’s Ryder Cup team receiving superstar treatment this week – with the wives and girlfriends also afforded their own locker room at the course in Rome.
Team USA suffered a nightmare opening day at the tournament as Europe strolled to a 6 1/2 -1 1/2 victory after a dominant showing on Friday.
Though while it proved an extremely disappointing first day for Zach Johnson and Co, off the course their partners are loving life in the Italian capital.
Brooks Koepka’s wife Jena revealed the American WAGs have their own locker room at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, sharing a glimpse of it on her Instagram story.
In the picture, Jena’s locker is positioned next to Max Homa’s wife Lacey and USA captain Johnson’s wife Kim.
America’s WAGs have been given their own locker room and outfits at this year’s Ryder Cup
Brooks Koepka’s wife Jena shared a photo of their locker room on her Instagram story
But it was a miserable day for Team USA as they failed to win a final game on the opening day
All three have their own cheerleader-style Team USA jackets hanging up in the lockers, with Jena’s reading ‘KOEPKA’ on the sleeve.
‘It’s giving NFL cheerleader,’ she captioned the post.
Jena and her fellow WAGs then took to the course to cheer on their men as they began the defense of America’s Ryder Cup crown.
She also talked her 57,200 TikTok followers through their Team USA outfit for day one, consisting of a blue-and-white striped dress with a pearl necklace.
However, the ladies were unable to inspire their man on the day as Europe stormed into a commanding lead.
While America are battling it out with Europe on the course, it has been a different story where their partners are concerned.
On Friday a number of wives and girlfriends from Team USA and Europe shared footage and pictures of their joint day out in Rome.
Jena Koepka also talked fans through their matching Team USA dresses on her TikTok page
She and her fellow American WAGs enjoyed a day out with Europe counterparts on Wednesday
Jena shared a montage on TikTok of the highlights of their day out in the Italian capital
Homa’s wife Lacey captioned a TikTok video of the trip: ‘Ladies day in Rome!’
As well as visiting the Spanish steps, the ladies donned motorbike helmets while taking a buggy tour through the city.
Jena Koepka wrote alongside her own TikTok video of the day: ‘It really did feel like an episode of the Bachelor – The European team ladies planned the most beautiful tour for everyone!’
Patrick Cantlay’s partner Nikki Guidice, Colin Morikawa’s wife Katherine, Justin Thomas’ wife Jillian Wisniewski, Justin Rose’s wife Kate, Luke Donald’s wife Diane and Rickie Fowler’s wife Allison Stokke were also in attendance as they posed for photos in the Italian sun.