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The best women golfers from America and Europe will soon take on each other in the prestigious Solheim Cup. The tournament is among the most prestigious annual female golf events in the world today that has showcased the very best of what the sport has to offer since its debut. So if you are a fan of the sport then book your Solheim Cup tickets and watch the festivities live.
The Solheim Cup takes its named from “Karsten Solheim.” He used to manufacture golf clubs and was the brain behind the formation of this epic competition. He wanted women in the game to have a tournament of their own very much like the men’s “Ryder Cup.”
The Solheim Cup began proceedings in the year 1990. The selection criterion for both set of teams is very simple as well. The United States squad is comprised as per a special points system devised to ensure only the best make it to team. The golfers taking part in the LPGA Tour are rewarded points when they finish in the twenty top positions. The players with the maximum number of points make the cut for selection.
As far as selection for the European squad goes the rules are slightly different. Up until the year 2005 the team consisted of seven players based on the points garnered according to their performances on the “Ladies European Tour.” The rules were then tweaked a little starting 2007. As per new guidelines five players now are selected according to the points they get over the course of an LET season. The other four members make it to the squad as per their position on the “Women’s World Golf Rankings.”
From its debut in the year 1990 to the year 2002, the tournament was played on even numbered years. The schedule was modified and it began to be held on years with odd numbers. That has been the case ever since.
A total of a dozen Solheim Cups have been played over the years. United States have had the upper hand for the most part. They have won eight out of the twelve editions played whereas their European counterparts have managed to come out on the winning side on only four occasions. It didn’t take the competition too long to make its mark and rank among the biggest, most famous international golf tournaments in the world today.
The Solheim Cup is a very special tournament. It features the best players from Europe and the United States so both sides know they have got to raise their game to come out on top. One mistake can prove costly. The pressure has always been enormous. Every player is not only playing for the fans as well as the team itself which adds that bit of extra pressure to the proceedings. This is your chance to grab Solheim Cup tickets and be a part of this wonderful event live.