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Scotland to Host 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

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After hosting the Ryder Cup in 2014, Gleneagles will host the 16th edition of the Solheim Cup in 2019.

In an extensive and competitive bidding process that involved 10 countries desiring to host the event, Scotland narrowly beat out Sweden.

Ivan Khodabakhsh, chief executive of Ladies European Tour said: “I want to congratulate the Scotland bid team for their work. It was an extremely close decision and our heartfelt thanks go to our friends from Sweden for their hugely impressive bid. The Bro Hof Slott Golf Club is one of Europe’s very finest courses and we look forward to working with them in the future.

“The competitive nature of the bidding process for the 2019 event is testimony to the growth in interest in women’s professional golf and women’s sport in general. The Solheim Cup has grown to be the biggest event in the women’s game delivering outstanding value to its partners at a local, national and international level.”


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