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18/9/2002

Team USA Player profiles

From left to right - Pat Hurst, Michelle Redman, Dottie Pepper, Juli Inkster, Beth Daniel, Wendy Ward, Kelly Robbins Laura DiazChristie Kerr, Dorothy Delasin, Rosie Jones, Patty Sheehan (Capt) Louise ...

18/9/2002

Two minutes with Sophie Gustafson

What's your favorite moment from The Solheim Cup? Of course, winning it two year ago was fantastic. It was so incredibly close and coming out on top must have ...

15/9/2002

Inkster calls for friendly matches

American Solheim Cup veteran Juli Inkster has called for this years match at Interlachen to be played without any animosity that marred previous Solheim Cups, most notably Loch Lomond in ...

15/9/2002

Sorenstam nearly cracks 60 again

Annika Sorenstam, the only player in LPGA Tour history to crack 60 in a competitive round, shot a bogey-free 10-under-par 62 on Saturday for a three-stroke lead at the LPGA ...

15/9/2002

Marti cruises to Q-School victory

Paula Marti from Spain, who is on course to win the Ladies European Tour order of merit this season, made a bold statement the week before The 2002 Solheim Cup ...

14/9/2002

Rookie Hjorth relishing the challenge

How is your form going into next week? It’s pretty good, I saw my coach last week and as I’ve been struggling with my tee shots a little bit ...

14/9/2002

In conversation with Laura Davies

What do you think your role will be next week? Obviously, I have been in all of them as has Alfie, everyone is going to be nervous, especially some ...

9/9/2002

Sorenstam notches up ninth win

World number one Annika Sorenstam racked up her ninth worldwide win of 2002 after firing a final round 65 to snatch the Williams Championship on the LPGA by four strokes ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Sophie Gustafson

SOPHIE GUSTAFSON (Sweden) Sophie Gustafson has all the qualities needed to become the next dominant Swede in women’s golf. She has power, finesse, talent, determination and above all, a ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Maria Hjorth

MARIA HJORTH (Sweden) ‘Mimi’, as she is affectionately known on Tour, is a powerhouse, and with an accurate display of driving, can, when she is in the mood, reduce ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Mhairi McKay

MHAIRI MCKAY (Scotland) Mhairi grew up playing golf on the most traditional of courses on Scotland’s western coastline and like compatriot and fellow junior golfer Janice Moodie, the 27-year-old ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Carin Koch

CARIN KOCH (Sweden) When Carin holed the 12-foot putt to seal victory at Loch Lomond, she became an overnight star and in turn elevated her game to the next ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Karine Icher

KARINE ICHER (France) Captain Dale Reid says of Karine, a 23-year-old Solheim Cup rookie, ‘Her short game is so good, she could get up and down out of a ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Paula Marti

PAULA MARTI (Spain) Paula Marti is a vivacious 21-year-old from Barcelona with catwalk good looks and a cavalier approach to the game, much like her hero Seve Ballesteros. ...

4/9/2002

Solheim Cup Player Profile: Annika Sorenstam

ANNIKA SORENSTAM (Sweden) While the current Women’s world number one might be resident in the USA, at heart, she is a true blue and gold European, funnily enough, the ...

2/9/2002

Lebouc wins State Farm Classic on LPGA

Patricia Meunier-Lebouc from France earned her first LPGA Tour title yesterday, winning by two shots from Koreans Mi Hyun Kim and Se Ri Pak at the State Farm Classic in ...

2/9/2002

Sheehan announces USA Solheim team

(Springfield, Illinois, September 1 2002) - Seven Solheim Cup veterans and five Solheim rookies comprise the 12-person US Solheim Cup Team, which was announced by U.S. Captain Patty Sheehan. The ...

25/8/2002

Reid chooses wild cards amid controversy

(Porthcawl, August 25 2002) At the close of the Wales WPGA Championship, European Solheim Cup captain Dale Reid announced her twelve players for this year’s seventh edition of The Solheim ...

25/8/2002

Gottmo wins at the Wales WPGA Championship

(Porthcawl, August 25 2002) Sweden’s Asa Gottmo fired a final round two under par 71 to snatch the £60,000 winners cheque at the Wales WPGA Championship of Europe at Royal ...

24/8/2002

Jo three A-Head of Solheim jumble

(Porthcawl, August 24 2002) England’s Johanna Head is on course for her first Tour victory as she takes a three shot lead into the final round of the £400,000 Wales ...

23/8/2002

Tinning on top in Wales

(Porthcawl, August 23 2002) At the beginning of the week, Iben Tinning knew she had to perform strongly to realise her dream of becoming the first Dane to represent Europe ...

22/8/2002

Duffy leads and Scandinavians in Solheim seats

(Porthcawl, August 22 2002)England’s Claire Duffy opted out of semi-retirement and returned to Tour life by snatching the first round lead on six under par at the £400,000 Wales WPGA ...

21/8/2002

Solheim race is on in Wales

(Porthcawl, August 21 2002) The cream of the Evian Ladies European Tour have converged on the sun kissed links of Royal Porthcawl beside the Bristol Channel to fight for the ...

20/8/2002

Annika drops wildcard hints

Dale Reid is legendary for keeping her Solheim Cup team thoughts to herself and surprising everyone when she announces the wild cards, as she did in 2000. ...

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