Buckinghamshire, England (Sports Network) - The Ladies European Tour announced
on Monday that Golf Course St. Leon-Rot, a 36-hole facility, has been selected
to host the 2015 Solheim Cup.
"The Solheim family is thrilled with the selection of the Golf Club St. Leon-
Rot as the site for the 2015 Solheim Cup," stated John A. Solheim, Chairman
and CEO of PING. "It is a wonderful golf facility that will provide a
difficult test for the professionals and juniors. I know the team at the club
will provide everyone with an exceptional experience."
The Solheim Cup is a Ryder Cup-style event played between American women and
ladies from Europe.
The European team claimed the 2011 Solheim Cup by a 15-13 margin. It was
Europe's first win since 2003. The U.S. leads the all-time series 8-4. The
2013 Solheim Cup will be contested at Colorado Golf Club, in Parker, Colorado.
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