EUROPE vs. USA
The PING Junior Solheim Cup is a team matchplay competition between Europe and the United States, each team featuring the best 12 female golfers aged 18 years or younger. The event was founded by John Solheim in 2002 and PING is the owner and title sponsor. The event is played over two days and consist of 24 matches – six foursome matches, six fourball matches and 12 single matches.
The PING Junior Solheim Cup always takes place the same week as The Solheim Cup and this year it will for the first time in history take place on the same venue as The Solheim Cup. The aim is to give the juniors great golfing opportunities to further their golfing careers by playing matchplay at a high level and also for the juniors to meet, learn and get inspired by the professional players competing in The Solheim Cup.
The PING Junior Solheim Cup is an important part of LET’s committment to create a development pathway from entry level to the heights of professional golf by providing an inspirational vision and create unique playing opportunities for young aspiring golfers.