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The Solheim Cup begins later this week, the week earlier than the Ryder Cup.

Ordinarily, the Solheim Cup and Ryder Cup can be held in alternate years. The motive this 12 months’s competitions are so shut to one another on the calendar is a hangover from the Covid pandemic: the 2020 Ryder Cup was postponed till 2021, which means that for two editions (2021 and 2023) it has been in the identical 12 months because the Solheim Cup.

In order to return the tournaments to alternate years, after the 2023 version of the Solheim Cup, the following match might be held only one 12 months later, in 2024. The subsequent Ryder Cup might be in 2025.

When is the Solheim Cup?

This 12 months’s Solheim Cup begins on Friday, Sept 22, with the ultimate day on Sunday, Sept 24.

The competitors lasts three days, and comes after the main LPGA tournaments of the summer time.

Where is it being held?

This 12 months’s Solheim Cup is being held in Spain, the primary time the nation has hosted the competitors.

The cup goes to happen at Finca Cortesin in Casares, a small city in Andalucia. The golf course is thought to be top-of-the-line in Spain.

Carlota Ciganda is the one participant from Team Europe to be enjoying on house soil this 12 months.

How can I watch it on TV?

Sky Sports might be exhibiting the competitors dwell. The day’s matches will get underneath manner at 8.10am native time (7.10am BST) on the Friday and Saturday, while the singles matches will begin at 11.10am native time (10.10am BST) on Sunday, Sept 24.

What is the Solheim Cup?

The Solheim Cup is a group matchplay competitors in girls’s skilled golf that occurs as soon as each two years and includes Europe and the United States.

The competitors derives its identify from Karsten Solheim, a Norwegian-American golf membership producer who pioneered the thought in girls’s golf. The format of the competitors mirrors the lads’s Ryder Cup, which begins every week after the Solheim Cup.

Team Europe wish to obtain their first three-peat in Solheim Cup historical past after Catriona Matthew of Scotland led the group to victories over the Americans in 2019 and 2021.

The Solheim Cup was first held in 1990 in Florida and the US have received 10 of the 17 competitions to this point.

Who are the Solheim Cup captains?

Team Europe might be led by Suzann Pettersen (Norway), flanked by vice-captains Anna Nordqvist (Sweden), Laura Davies (England) and Caroline Martens (Norway).

Team US might be led by Stacy Lewis. Her vice-captains are Morgan Pressel, Natalie Gulbis and Angela Stanford.

Who are the gamers?

Team Europe
Celine Boutier (France) and Maja Stark (Sweden) certified mechanically through the LET Solheim Cup factors checklist whereas Anna Nordqvist (a enjoying vice-captain), Charley Hull (England), Leona Maguire (Ireland), Linn Grant (Sweden), Georgia Hall (England) and Carlota Ciganda (Spain) secured their spots through the world rankings.

Suzann Pettersen’s 4 captain’s picks are: Gemma Dryburgh (Scotland), Caroline Hedwall (Sweden), Emily Kristine Pedersen (Denmark) and Madelene Sagstrom (Sweden).