Posts tagged with: "Solheim Cup"

NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain View More
Catriona Matthew at the 2017 Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain

Catriona Matthew, a four-time LPGA Tour winner and nine-time Solheim Cup participant, has been named the European Solheim Cup captain for the 2019 matches in her home country of Scotland, the Ladies European Tour announced Thursday. Matthew, 48, was an unsurprising pick given her experience and Scottish roots. The PGA…

WATCH: How the United States Won The Solheim Cup View More
Team USA's Paula Creamer won her Sunday singles match against Team Europe's Georgia Hall at the 2017 Solheim Cup. (Photo credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

WATCH: How the United States Won The Solheim Cup

The U.S. team won the Solheim Cup Sunday after a dominating performance at Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa. With the United States leading 10½-5½ after two days of foursomes and four-ball matches, American Lexi Thompson led off in the Sunday singles matches against Europe’s…

OPINION: You Missed Out If You Didn’t Watch Saturday At The Solheim Cup View More
Celebration time: Paula Creamer and Austin Ernst of Team USA celebrate on Day 2 of The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

OPINION: You Missed Out If You Didn’t Watch Saturday At The Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | If you missed Saturday at the Solheim Cup, you missed the best golf show of the year and Exhibit 1A of why women’s golf is worth every minute you give it. For starters, the folks who run the thing said the crowd numbered 25,000. But…

QUICK TAKE: Fiery Kang Spurs Americans To Solheim Lead View More
Danielle Kang dominated for Team USA on Day 1 of the 2017 Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Fiery Kang Spurs Americans To Solheim Lead

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | You don’t name a Man of the Match on Day 1, but if you had to name a Woman of the Day for Friday, Solheim Cup rookie Danielle Kang would be the runaway choice. Out in the morning with Lizette Salas, Kang not only made…

NEWS: Opening Solheim Pairing Has Sizzle View More
Austin Ernst (left) and Paula Creamer will pair together in the Friday morning foursomes. (Photo Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Opening Solheim Pairing Has Sizzle

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Might as well get the bad blood out in the open early. When the Solheim Cup captains announced their pairings late on Thursday afternoon, there were a few eyebrows raised and some audible hoots at the first matchup. Going out at 8:10, firebrand Mel Reid,…

QUICK TAKE: Matthew Addition a Blessing in Disguise For Europe View More
Suzann Pettersen (left) is being replaced on Team Europe at the Solheim Cup by Catriona Matthew (right). (Photo: LPGA)

QUICK TAKE: Matthew Addition a Blessing in Disguise For Europe

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Nobody cheers an injury. Nobody wants a player to be anything other than her best. But when Suzann Pettersen informed Annika Sörenstam on Wednesday morning that an old back injury that flared up again during morning run last Saturday back home in Norway would keep…