GD Woman | Solheim Cup
Points have been added and picks have been made, which means it's time for you to meet your 2011 U.S. Solheim Cup team.
August 16, 2011
Solheim Cup experience: 2002, '03, '05, '07, '09Record: 9-10-2Outlook: Being an aggressive putter makes her a great four-ball partner. And that quick-walk to the cup when she knows a putt is in can really rattle an opponent.
Solheim Cup experience: 2007, '09Record: 3-2-2Outlook: Former U.S. Women's Amateur champion is great in match play, as shown by her undefeated singles Solheim record. Never quits on a hole.
Solheim Cup experience: RookieRecord: 0-0-0Outlook: This Solheim Cup rookie won the Kraft Nabisco Championship this year in a final-round showdown with Yani Tseng. Overcame scoliosis to become a pro.
Solheim Cup experience: 2003, '07, '09Record: 3-4-3Outlook: One of the most consistent Americans for several years now since tightening up her swing. A momentum players who gets on rolls than can devastate an opponent.
Solheim Cup experience: 2005, '07, '09Record: 8-2-4Outlook: If Europe makes a punching bag of anyone on the U.S. team, as they once did of Dottie Pepper, it will be Paula. Best American Solheim player of her generation.
Solheim Cup experience: 2009Record: 3-0-1Outlook: Played her best golf in years at the '09 Solheim Cup, where she helped lead the U.S. team to victory. Like Sergio and Monty, putts better in this team format.
Solheim Cup experience: 2007, '09Record: 2-4-1Outlook: A bomber who can intimidate with her length off the tee. Better in four-ball play than alternate shot. Has a major championship to her credit.
Solheim Cup experience: 2009Record: 1-0-2Outlook: Closed with a 67 to finish 2nd in the Ricoh Women's British Open at Carnoustie. Another long hitter who will get more four-ball action than foursomes.
Solheim Cup experience: 1992, '98, 2000, '02, '03, '05, '07, '09Record: 15-10-6Outlook: At 51, the heart, soul, wit and wisdom of the U.S. team. Has lost only one of eight singles matches. A leader in every sense of the word.
Solheim Cup experience: 2005, '09Record: 5-2-1Outlook: Whether intentional or not, her antimated and verbal antics get under the skin of an opponent, as proven by her winning record in every format.
Solheim Cup experience: RookieRecord: 0-0-0Outlook: Caught Captain Rosie's attention with a T-9 at the U.S. Women's Open and T-5 in final qualifying event. Has played only seven LPGA events. Best known for being on Big Break.
Solheim Cup experience: RookieRecord: 0-0-0Outlook: Won five times to become the Duramed Futures Tour Rookie and Player of the Year in 2008, but has yet to live up to full potential on the LPGA.