What is the Solheim Cup?

The Solheim Cup is a biennial transatlantic match play competition for professional women golfers featuring the 12 best European players from the Ladies European Tour (LET) and the 12 best U.S. players from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour.

More about the Solheim Cup

The Solheim Cup is named after Karsten and Louise Solheim, the founders of Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, which makes PING golf equipment.

The first Solheim Cup was staged in 1990, with the latest 2019 Solheim Cup having taken place on September 13-15, at Gleneagles, Scotland.