The 2023 Solheim Cup will take centre-stage this weekend as Workforce Europe look to make it three consecutive wins over rivals Workforce USA.
The Europeans secured a slender 15-13 victory on the Inverness Membership in Ohio in 2021.
This time, Europe are captained by legend Suzann Pettersen, who sunk the successful putt as a wildcard in 2019’s version at Gleneagles earlier than saying her retirement.
In the meantime, the US are captained by Stacy Lewi who turns into the youngest to fill the position within the Solheim Cup historical past.
The final two tournaments have been thrillers, so we’re all set for an additional fascinating week.
Solheim Cup 2023: Dates and begin time
The 18th version of the Solheim Cup can be held from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24.
It’s being held on the Finca Cortesin resort in Andalucia, Spain – the primary time the Solheim Cup has been hosted within the nation.
Play is scheduled to get underway at 7:10am UK time.
Solheim Cup: How one can comply with
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Solheim Cup 2023: The format
There are a complete of 28 factors up for grabs, and the present champions, Europe, must win 14 of these to assert victory, whereas the USA want 14.5.
The competitors is held over three days and is break up into completely different sections, the foursomes, the fourballs and the singles.
The primary two days include a mix between the foursomes and the fourballs and 16 factors are up for grabs.
The foursomes see groups of two play alternate shot whereas the fourballs see every participant play her personal ball with the most effective rating successful the outlet.
And on the ultimate day, there can be 12 singles matches.
Each participant can be concerned within the singles however the captain will decide and select the pairs.
Solheim Cup 2023: The groups
Captain: Suzann Pettersen
Vice captains: Laura Davies, Caroline Martens, Anna Nordqvist
- Celine Boutier (Q)
- Maja Stark (Q)
- Charley Hull (Q)
- Leona Maguire (Q)
- Georgia Corridor (Q)
- Linn Grant (Q)
- Carlota Ciganda (Q)
- Anna Nordqvist (Q)
- Madelene Sagstrom (WC)
- Gemma Dryburgh (WC)
- Emily Kristine Petersen (WC)
- Caroline Hedwall (WC)
Captain: Stacy Lewis
Vice captains: Angela Stanford, Morgan Pressel, Natalie Gulbis
- Lilia Vu (Q)
- Nelly Korda (Q)
- Allisen Corpuz (Q)
- Megan Khang (Q)
- Jennifer Kupcho (Q)
- Danielle Kang (Q)
- Andrea Lee (Q)
- Lexi Thompson (Q)
- Rose Zhang (Q)
- Angel Yin (WC)
- Ally Ewing (WC)
- Cheyenne Knight (WC)
Solheim Cup 2023: What has been stated?
Workforce Europe captain Pettersen is already very nervous concerning the motion getting underway.
She stated: “I can positively really feel it’s getting nearer as a result of I’m having nightmares about it.
“My head’s spinning at evening. It’s been at a little bit of an arm’s size distance till now however, yeah, with the clock ticking and the staff beginning to form up, there are clearly numerous challenges I’ve to rise to and questions I’ve to reply.
“They’re good issues to have however I’m beginning to really feel it, which is sweet.
“The one factor that I actually need is for the gamers to know that I’ll have their again, it doesn’t matter what, by way of thick and skinny. That’s actually essential to me. That’s most likely my most essential position.”
FINCA CORTESIN RESORT
Positioned on the coast of Andalusia and named ‘Spain’s Finest Golf Course’ on the 2022 World Golf Awards, Finca Cortesin has hosted the Volvo World Match Play Championship on three separate events.
At 7,500 yards, the course is famend for being one of many longest in Europe and it is the primary time that anyplace in Spain will host the Solheim Cup the place the world’s finest feminine golfers compete.
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