Workforce Europe picks three rookies for Solheim Cup


Captain Catriona Matthew chosen a trio of Solheim Cup rookies for Workforce Europe’s title defence because the biennial match kicks off subsequent week on the Inverness Membership in Toledo, Ohio.

Europe tackle favourites United States with newcomers Nanna Madsen of Denmark, who completed fifth on Sunday on the girls’s British Open, Eire’s Leona Maguire and Finland’s Matilda Castren among the many six captain’s alternatives.

Maguire and Castren are the primary gamers from their respective nations to compete for Europe within the match.

“I do not suppose it has actually sunk in but, but it surely brings tears of pleasure into my eyes simply desirous about it,” Castren stated, who had her first LPGA tour win on the Mediheal Championship in June.

Matthew additionally chosen Solheim veterans Madelene Sagstrom of Sweden, who completed tied for second on the girls’s British Open, Celine Boutier of France and England’s Mel Reid.

The USA have received 10 of the 16 editions of the Solheim Cup and are favourites, with world No. 1 Nelly Korda anticipated to anchor.

However Matthew stated final week she had no considerations accepting the “underdogs” tag forward of the match.

Becoming a member of Workforce Europe by way of automated qualifying had been Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist, who secured her third main triumph by one shot at Carnoustie on Sunday, German Sophia Popov, Spain’s Carlota Ciganda, Emily Kristine Pedersen of Denmark and England’s Charley Hull and Georgia Corridor.

The American workforce is ready to be introduced later Monday.

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