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Inkster Back as Solheim Cup Captain in 2017 View More
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Inkster Back as Solheim Cup Captain in 2017

Keeping the secret was the hardest part. Within hours of the U.S. Solheim Cup team’s record-setting comeback, Juli Inkster started fielding questions about being captain again in 2017. Was she interested? Would she do it? Of course, she was. And the Solheim Cup selection committee, which consisted of Commissioner Mike…

Scotland to Host 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles View More
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Scotland to Host 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

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…

Pettersen Apologizes In Wake Of Controversy View More
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Pettersen Apologizes In Wake Of Controversy

After initially standing by her controversial actions Sunday at the Solheim Cup, Suzann Pettersen posted a note on Instagram saying she felt “gutted and truly sad” about the events that took place.   Below is the full statement: “I’ve never felt more gutted and truly sad about what went down Sunday…

U.S. Rallies After Controversy, Wins Solheim Cup

U.S. Rallies After Controversy, Wins Solheim Cup

The U.S. overcame the largest deficit (10-6) in Solheim Cup history to beat Europe for the first time since 2009. Gerina Piller made a crucial putt on the 18th green to win her match against Caroline Masson, which was one of several key moments that spurred the U.S. Team to a…

Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced View More
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Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced

Not long after Paul Azinger and I began working on his book, Cracking the Code, about the pod system that he implemented to bond his 2008 American Ryder Cup team, it dawned on us that Europe had been doing the same thing for years, probably without their captains realizing it….