The Italian capital city of Rome will host the Ryder Cup for the first time in 2022, Ryder Cup Europe has announced.
Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain all bid to host the event but the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, 17km from the centre of Rome, was eventually chosen.
Darren Clarke will be Europe's captain at the next Ryder Cup, it has been confirmed.
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Ian Poulter has revealed he would "love" to captain Europe in the Ryder Cup some time in the future.
The 38-year-old has been one of the continental side's key players in recent editions of the biennial contest, most notably at Medinah in 2012 when he inspired a brilliant European comeback.
Poulter has played in the Ryder Cup five times with his fourth win coming at Gleneagles in September.
He told BBC Sport: "Hopefully, I've got another 10 years in me before I ever get asked.
"If I was ever asked to be captain then yes, I'd love to be a captain of a Ryder Cup team."
Europe's players have been celebrating after an emphatic victory over the USA in the Ryder Cup.
Welshman Jamie Donaldson sealed the triumph with a 5 & 3 win over Keegan Bradley.
Golfer Ian Poulter has tweeted a 'selfie' of the winning Europe team who comfortably beat the US.
Europe's victorious captain Paul McGinley said he had "a great sense of pride" after retaining the Ryder Cup.
It has been a real honour to captain these 12 players, our backroom team, it has been a huge team effort.
We had three or four big ideas which we kept feeding back to and they came off.
I have a great sense of pride giving happiness to everyone.
Golfer Jamie Donaldson said he hit "the shot of my life" to retain the Ryder Cup for Europe.
I hit the wedge shot of my life to close the game out. I can't really put words to it. It is unbelievable.
I knew it was getting tight there at the end and everyone was building on my group. I just tried not to spend too much time looking at the scoreboard. I was able to do it well enough to close it out.
The lads have got on so well all week. There has been a great craic in there, it is an incredible week. It is hard to describe how good it is - there is nothing else like it in golf.
It has been amazing to be a part of it.
Europe has comfortably beat the US and retained the Ryder Cup with Jamie Donaldson sinking the winning putt.
The latest score is Europe 14 and a half against the US's nine and a half with a couple of matches left to finish.
Pontypridd born Jamie Donaldson has spoken to ITV News after he won the Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles.
He managed a 5&3 win over Bradley to take Europe to 14 1/2 points to retain the 40th Ryder Cup against the USA.
Donaldson was playing his first Ryder Cup, and the singles victory over Keegan Bradley this afternoon was the third match he won this weekend.
Today he spoke toITV Granada about his win: