Capsules of European players in Solheim Cup

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 15, 2013 at 1:07 pm •  Published: August 15, 2013
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PARKER, Colo. (AP) — A capsule look at the European players in the Solheim Cup, which starts Friday at Colorado Golf Club:

SUZANN PETTERSEN

Age: 32.

Country: Norway.

Solheim Cup appearances: 6.

Solheim Cup record: 12-8-5.

Wins: 17 (11 on LPGA Tour, 6 on Ladies European Tour).

Majors: LPGA Championship.

Notable: Has more LPGA Tour wins than the rest of the European team combined.

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CATRIONA MATTHEW

Age: 43.

Country: Scotland.

Solheim Cup appearances: 6.

Solheim Cup record: 12-7-6.

Wins: 9 (4 on LPGA Tour, 5 on Ladies European Tour).

Majors: Women's British Open.

Notable: Has contributed the most Solheim Cup points of any player on European team.

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CARLOTE CIGANDA

Age: 23.

Country: Spain.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

Wins: 3 (Ladies European Tour).

Majors: None.

Notable: Was rookie of the year and player of the year on the Ladies European Tour in 2012.

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CAROLINE MASSON

Age: 24.

Country: Germany.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

Wins: 1 (Ladies European Tour.

Majors: None.

Notable: Second straight year a German has been in Solheim Cup. Matches will be played in Germany in 2015.

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BEATRIZ RECARI

Age: 26.

Country: Spain.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

Wins: 4 (3 on LPGA Tour, 1 on Ladies European Tour.