Solheim Cup Winners List: Europe wins 2nd straight title, 2021 champions

Solheim Cup Winners: Team Europe wins over Team USA, retains title & extends his race to 7th titles.

United State team dominates on the Women's Golf biannual tournament, The Solheim Cup, women's golfers represents from Europe and USA teams competed.

USA team has won the most Solheim Cup titles with 10th-time winners, while Europe team has just become the 7-time champions since the Solheim Cup inauguration in 1990 when the USA defeated Europe as the first winner of the tournament.

 Catriona Matthew's side made it back-to-back Solheim Cup victories and claimed just their second away success in the tournament's history by winning 15-13; Matilda Castren earned the point to retain the trophy before Emily Pedersen sealed the outright title defence.


Solheim Cup Winners: USA has historic champions for 10, dates,venue & captains for 2019 event.

What Is the Solheim Cup?

  The Solheim Cup is named in honour of Karsten Solheim, the founder of Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, which makes PING golf equipment..

 Solheim was one of the prime movers in establishing a Ryder Cup-style showcase for women golfers.

 The Solheim Cup is a biennial tournament contested by teams of 12 players representing Europe and the United States. The inaugural Solheim Cup was staged in 1990 and the golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim was instrumental in its introduction and why it is called The Solheim Cup.

Women's Solheim Cup biannual golf Team event is the same as Men's Golf Team event Ryder Cup, which is played Team USA vs Team Europe.  

 The Solheim Cup current holders are the Team Europe who won at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, in 2021.

 Solheim Cup 2023: when & where it will take place, schedule dates, venue, Format & Team Captains info.

As the last biennially women's golf 2021 Solheim Cup was held in Ohio, United States, & Team USA has won overall 10th titles, while Team Europe has won the 7th titles.

 The LET has announced Spain will host the 2023 Solheim Cup at the world-renowned championship course at Finca Cortesin Costa del Sol, Andalucía, 18th-24th September 2023, for the first time in the tournament’s history.

 Set to host the prestigious international women’s professional golf team event for the first time in the tournament’s history,

 The upcoming 2021 Solheim Cup will be staged in Toledo, Ohio, 4th-6th September, with Team USA aiming to reclaim the trophy from Team Europe, who captured the 2019 edition with a spectacular putt on the last green in the final match of the singles.

2021 Captains: Team Europe vs  Team USA.

Europe -    Catriona Matthew.
USA -    Pat Hurst.

 2021 Solheim Cup Teams.

The teams at the 2021 Solheim Cup will be consists of 12 players per side. For Team USA, 10 golfers will earn automatic selection via the LPGA Tour's Solheim Cup points list. Two other will be named to the team by the USA captain. For Team Europe, eight golfers will earn automatic selection, four through the Ladies European Tour's points list and four through the world rankings.

Solheim Cup Format.

The Solheim Cup format is identical to that of the Ryder Cup: There are three days of play and 28 points at stake. Here is the daily breakdown:

Day 1: Four foursomes matches and four fourball matches (four players per side sit out each session)

Day 2: Four foursomes matches and four fourball matches (four players per side sit out each session)

Day 3: 12 singles matches (all team members play)

All-Time Solheim Cup Stats, Records.

Most appearances as a player: Laura Davies 12, Juli Inkster 9

Most matches played: Laura Davies 46, Cristie Kerr 38

Most matches won: Annika Sorenstam 22, Laura Davies 22

Most points won: Laura Davies 25, Annika Sorenstam 24

Most matches lost: Laura Davies 18, Helen Alfredsson 15

Most singles win: Juli Inkster 7, Catriona Matthew 6, Mallon,  Pepper & Davies -  5

Most singles losses: Trish Johnson 7, Laura Davies 5

Youngest to play: Charley Hull (2013), 17 years, 4 months old

Oldest to play: Juli Inkster (2011), 51 years, 2 months old

All-Time Solheim Cup historic winners & past champions results 1900-2021.

2023:    Team USA   vs      Team Europe.
 Finca Cortesin Costa del Sol, Andalucía, Spain.
Europe Captain:       -----
USA Captain:    ------

2021  -  United States   13  -  15   Europe.
Venue:     Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Europe Captain:    Pat Hurst
USA Captain:    Catriona Matthew (SCO)

2019    -  United States   13½   –   Europe    14½.
Venue:    Gleneagles, Scotland
Europe Captain:    Catriona Matthew
USA Captain:    Juli Inkster

2017 -   USA 16½,  -    Europe -   11½  -
Venue:    Des Moines Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Europe Captain:  Annika Sorenstam
USA Captain:  Juli Inkster

2015 -  USA 14½,  -   Europe  -   13½  -
Venue:    Golf Club St. Leon Rot, Germany
Europe Captain:   Carin Koch
USA Captain:    Juli Inkster

2013 -    Europe 18,  -   10 United States -
Venue:    Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colorado
Europe Captain:    Liselotte Neumann
USA Captain:    Meg Mallon

2011 -   Europe 15  -   13 United States -
Venue:    Killeen Castle in Co. Meath, Ireland
Europe Captain:    Alison Nicholas
USA Captain:    Rosie Jones

2009 -   United States 16  -   12 Europe -
Venue:    Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois
Europe Captain:   Alison Nicholas
USA Captain:    Beth Daniel

2007 -   United States 16  -   12 Europe -
Venue:    Halmstad Golf Club in Halmstad, Sweden
Europe Captain:     Helen Alfredsson
USA Captain:    Betsy King

2005 -   United States 15-1/2  -    12-1/2 Europe -
Venue:    Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana
Europe Captain:     Catrin Nilsmark
USA Captain:      Nancy Lopez

2003 -   Europe 17-1/2   -   10-1/2 USA  -
Venue:    Barsebäck Golf and Country Club in Malmo, Sweden
Europe Captain:    Catrin Nilsmark
USA Captain:    Patty Sheehan

2002 -   USA 15-1/2   -    12-1/2    Europe   -
Venue:    Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota
Europe Captain:    Dale Reid
USA Captain:    Patty Sheehan

2000 -   Europe 14-1/2   -    11-1/2  USA  -
Venue:    Loch Lomond Golf Club in Scotland
Europe Captain:    Dale Reid
USA Captain:     Pat Bradley

1998 -   USA 16  -   12    Europe  -
Venue:    Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio
Europe Captain:     Pia Nilsson
USA Captain:    Judy Rankin

1996 -  USA 17   -   11    Europe -
Venue:    Marriott St. Pierre Hotel & Country Club in Chepstow, Wales
Europe Captain:     Mickey Walker
USA Captain:     Judy Rankin

1994 -   USA 13  -   7    Europe  -
Venue:    The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Europe Captain:     Mickey Walker
USA Captain:     JoAnne Carner

1992 -   Europe 11-1/2   -   6-1/2    USA  -
Venue:    Dalmahoy Hotel Golf and Country Club in Edinburgh, Scotland
Europe Captain:    Mickey Walker
USA Captain:     Alice Miller

1990 -   United States  11-1/2   -   4-1/2 Europe  -
Venue:    Lake Nona Golf Club in Orlando, Florida
Europe Captain:   Mickey Walker
USA Captain:    Kathy Whitworth

Find out More:

Solheim Cup  - Women's Golf: Official.