In 1990, Karsten and Louise Solheim's goal of creating an international competition for women was realized with the inaugural match of The Solheim Cup. Played biennially, The Solheim Cup matches feature the top European-born players from the Ladies European Tour (LET) and the top U.S.-born players from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) competing in a format similar to the Ryder Cup.
compete for points in their respective tour events to earn a coveted spot on the team. A complete and comprehensive Solheim Cup history and record book are available on LPGA.com, listing individual and team results by year and by player. The three-day match play competition is based on a points system with 28 total points available.
regarding upcoming Solheim Cup events, please visit the official Solheim Cup web site.
|1990||Lake Nona Golf Club, Florida||4.5||11.0|
|1992||Dalmahoy Hotel Golf & CC, Edinburgh||11.5||6.5|
|1994||The Greenbrier, West Virginia||7.0||13.0|
|1996||Marriott St. Pierre Hotel, Wales||11.0||17.0|
|1998||Muirfield Village Golf Club, Ohio||12.0||16.0|
|2000||Loch Lomond Golf Club, Scotland||14.5||11.5|
|2002||Interlachen Country Club, Minnesota||12.5||15.5|
|2003||Barseback Golf & CC, Sweden||17.5||10.5|
|2005||Crooked Stick Golf Club, Indiana||12.5||15.5|
|2007||Halmstad Golfklubb, Sweden||12.0||16.0|
|2009||Rich Harvest Farms, Illinois||12.0||16.0|
|2011||Killeen Castle, Ireland||15.0||13.0|