Sky Sports commentator Rich Beem has called for fans to be KICKED OUT of the Ryder Cup after their mobile phones distracted players.
Xander Schauffele was preparing to chip a shot onto the green when a fan's phone began ringing.
Schauffele stopped as he went to hit the ball and his caddy reacted angrily by shouting: "Phones on silent!"
Beem said: "They will be ushered off the premises. You don't need that at a Ryder Cup.
The incident comes after Schauffle was interrupted by a man shouting "Sausages!" on one of his early shots.
The rowdy crowd had raced to get seats at the Marco Simone at the beginning of the day in scenes compared to the Dothraki in Game of Thrones.
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Fans on Twitter were frustrated with the incident and echoed Beem's commentary.
One fan wrote: "When you go to a tournament as big as the #RyderCup just turn your phone on silent."
Another tweeted: "Watching #RyderCup. Why do people at sporting events in general film it on their phones? Can’t think of an instance where I’ve asked someone to see what they recorded on their cell over what I saw on TV lol."
Schauffele, 29, is partnered up with Patrick Cantlay on day one of the Ryder Cup.
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This year's cup – the 44th edition of it – sees Europe hosting the USA at the Marco Simeone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.
The US are the current trophy holders after a convincing 19-9 victory at the Whistling Straits two years ago.
But Europe have started today strongly, and currently have a 4-0 lead over the States.
Team Europe is captained by Luke Donald and features the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Jon Rahm.
Meanwhile, the American team is headed up by Zach Johnson and features the likes of Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler.
The course is a par 72, with SunSport taking a hole-by-hole look at the stunning course.
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