Europe and American golfers will be protected by elite special forces at the Ryder Cup in Paris

  • Ryder Cup golfers will be protected by elite Special Forces and infrared missiles
  • The tournament is set to be held in France for the first time in its history
  • Extreme security measures will be taken in the wake of historic terrorist attacks
  • The venue, Le Golf National, has a spectator capacity of more than 50,000

By PETER ALLEN FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 05:44 EDT, 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:09 EDT, 23 August 2018

Europe’s and America’s golfers will be protected by elite special forces and infrared missiles at the first Ryder Cup to be held in terrorism-threatened France, security services have revealed.

They have demanded a ‘ring of steel’ is placed around the multi-million pound showpiece golf competition near Paris at the end of September.

Le Golf National course will be surrounded by armed officers, including secret servicemen if presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump attend.

Europe and American golfers will be protected by elite special forces at the Ryder Cup in Paris
Europe and American golfers will be protected by elite special forces at the Ryder Cup in Paris

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