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2/10/2002

Southern France welcomes Solheim stars

After the bitter disappointment of defeat in The Solheim Cup two weeks ago, six members of Dale Reid’s 2002 European team arrived in the south-west of France for the €165,000 ...

22/9/2002

Singled out!

(Edina, Minnesota, September 22 2002) The USA showed incredible fighting spirit on the final day singles matches as they won The Solheim Cup at Interlachen GC by 15½ to 12½. ...

22/9/2002

Reid delighted at Europe's fightback

European captain Dale Reid was proud of her team’s performance on Saturday afternoon heading into Sunday’s day singles and despite the 3-1 loss in the morning, she was upbeat about ...

22/9/2002

Europ dish out fourball whitewash

(Edina, Minnesota, September 21 2002) The European team rebounded from a 3-1 drubbing in the Saturday morning foursomes at The Solheim Cup to dish out a emphatic pasting by winning ...

21/9/2002

Europe have mountain to climb in fourballs

(Edina, Minnesota, September 21 2002) Europe head into Saturday’s afternoon fourballs with a mountain to climb after suffering an unprecedented 3-1 defeat at the hands of the USA in the ...

21/9/2002

Saturday afternoon Fourball parings

FOURBALL PAIRINGS FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON: 1200pm CST Beth Daniel and Wendy Ward vs Annika Sorenstam and Carin Koch 1215pm CST Pat Hurst and Kelli Keuhne vs ...

21/9/2002

Honours even after day one

(Edina, Minnesota, September 20 2002) Honours are even at four points each between the USA and Europe after the first day of The Solheim Cup at Interlachen GC in Minnesota. ...

20/9/2002

Europe lead in impressive fashion

(Edina, Minnesota, September 20 2002) Europe take a 3-1 lead heading into the afternoon fourball matches after England’s Laura Davies and Paula Marti from Spain led the way for after ...

20/9/2002

Europe take 3-1 lead after morning foursomes

Europe take a 3-1 lead into the afternoon foursomes. Scores: Paula Marti and Laura Davies beat Juli Inkster and Laura Diaz by 2up ...

20/9/2002

The Solheim Cup begins with explosive foursomes

(Edina, Minnesota September 19 2002) The seventh staging of The Solheim Cup begins in earnest on Friday morning among the delightful woodland at Interlachen GC, scene of many historic championships ...

19/9/2002

Marti and Tinning kicked off course!

In a bizarre start to the week’s preparations, two of Europe’s rookies endured the wrath of Chief referee Barbara Trammel when they were pulled off the course for practising outside ...

18/9/2002

Reid counting on the Magnificent seven

Among the verbal jabs, sabre rattling, partisan crowds and gamesmanship appeared another less than savoury method of getting the upper hand before play starts this Friday morning. Espionage! ...

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 ...