The United States, ‘seeking revenge’ vs. Europe, ‘challenging for 3 consecutive losses’
Can Europe, which has recently won two consecutive competitions, maintain its momentum? Will the United States break its losing streak and build up its pride?
The Solheim Cup, a women’s professional golf competition between the United States and Europe, will be held for three days starting on the 22nd (Korean time) at Finca Cortesin GC (par 72) in Casares, near Malaga, Spain.
The Solheim Cup, founded in 1990 and held every메이저사이트 two years, celebrates its 18th anniversary this year. 12 players from each team participate, and on the first two days, foursomes (two players take turns hitting one ball) and fourball (each player plays with a ball and the better score is used as the team score) matches are played, and the winning team is decided through single match play on the final day.
In the previous tournament held two years ago in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Europe won with a final score of 15 to 13, winning two tournaments in a row. Their previous record against the United States was also 7 wins and 10 losses.
The United States, which is looking to win for the first time in six years since 2017, includes Lilia Vu, a third-generation Vietnamese boat person and second-ranked in the world, Rose Zhang and Angel Yin of Chinese descent, Allison Koppuz, who has a Filipino father and Korean mother, and Megan Kang, a Hmong from Laos. , a large number of Asian players, including Korean Daniel Kang and Andrea Lee, took the lead. Leading players on the LPGA tour, such as Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson, were also included.
The power of Europe, which dreams of winning the tournament for the third time in a row, is also formidable. Led by Celine Boutier (France), who won 3 wins including 1 major on the LPGA tour this season, Charlie Hull (England), who unfortunately finished runner-up after an overtime match at the Queen City Championship last week, and Liona Maguire (Ireland) and Georgia Hall. (England) were named on the participation list.