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Juli Inkster boldly puts controversial captain's pick Paula Creamer in opening match

September 17, 2015

The most-talked about story line involving this year's Solheim Cup has been whether Paula Creamer should even be involved. We won't have to wait long to find out the status of her golf game once the matches start.

Friday's schedule was announced on Thursday and many were surprised to see Creamer's name slotted in the opening match. It appears U.S. captain Juli Inkster is doubling down on her controversial captain's pick.

"I have faith in her," Inkster said. "I have all the confidence in the world in her. It was a no-brainer for me."