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2021 Solheim Cup: TV Times, Schedule, Rosters, Past Results

Here's a quick guide to the 2021 Solheim Cup, the women's golf team event between the American and European teams at Ohio's Inverness Club.

The Solheim Cup has been played since 1990 and pits the best American women's golfers against a team of Europe's best players. 

Team Europe is the defending Solheim Cup champion as the matches get underway this week at renovated Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Play is set for Saturday-Monday, Sept. 4-6, on the 6,903-yard, par-72 Inverness course that was renovated by course architect Andrew Green.

Catriona Matthew captains the European team and Pat Hurst leads the United States team. The United States leads the overall series, 10-6.

2021 Solheim Cup TV Times

Here is the TV schedule and network for the Solheim Cup. All times are Eastern.

  • Monday: noon to 6 p.m. (Golf Channel)

2021 Solheim Cup Schedule

Here is Monday's schedule of matches:

2021 Solheim Cup American Team

The 2021 American Solheim Cup team.

The 2021 American team.

BRITTANY ALTOMARE

Age: 30.

World ranking: 54.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 2-1-1.

Notable: She went 13 years between playing in the Junior Ryder Cup and her first Solheim Cup.

AUSTIN ERNST

Age: 29.

World ranking: 27.

Victories: 3.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 2-2-0.

Notable: Made her Solheim Cup debut in 2017, didn’t qualify in 2019, and then won each of the next two years to qualify on her own.

ALLY EWING

Age: 28.

World ranking: 22.

Victories: 2.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 1-3-0.

Notable: Won the LPGA Tour’s lone Match Play event at Shadow Creek earlier this year by beating Sophia Popov in the final.

MINA HARIGAE

Age: 31.

World ranking: 62.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Got the attention of Captain Pat Hurst by winning four Cactus Tour events when golf was shut down because of the pandemic.

DANIELLE KANG

Age: 28.

World ranking: 8.

Victories: 5.

Majors: Women’s PGA Championship (2017).

Solheim Cup record: 4-4-0.

Notable: Match play experience includes being a back-to-back winner of U.S. Women’s Amateur.

MEGAN KHANG

Age: 23.

World ranking: 37.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 0-2-1.

Notable: Had a pair of top-10 finishes in the majors this year at the ANA Inspiration and the U.S. Women’s Open, where she tied for fourth at Olympic Club.

JESSICA KORDA

Age: 28.

World ranking: 18.

Victories: 6.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 4-2-2.

Notable: Was unbeaten in four matches at Gleneagles in 2019. The two foursomes matches she won with sister Nelly didn’t get beyond the 14th hole.

NELLY KORDA

Age: 23.

World ranking: 1.

Victories: 8.

Majors: Women’s PGA Championship (2021).

Solheim Cup record: 3-0-1.

Notable: The Olympic gold medalist already has had a banner year including winning her first major and first time reaching No. 1 in the world.

JENNIFER KUPCHO

Age: 24.

World ranking: 28.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Former NCAA champion at Wake Forest, best known for winning the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur.

YEALIMI NOH

Age: 20.

World ranking: 31.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Regarded as one of the most promising young Americans, had such a promising amateur career that she turned down a scholarship to UCLA to turn pro and made it onto the LPGA Tour in her first attempt.

LIZETTE SALAS

Age: 32.

World ranking: 14.

Victories: 1.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 6-6-2.

Notable: Lost a showdown to Nelly Korda in the Women’s PGA this year. In four previous Solheim Cup appearances, she is 3-0-1 in singles.

LEXI THOMPSON

Age: 26.

World ranking: 12.

Victories: 13.

Majors: ANA Inspiration (2017).

Solheim Cup record: 5-4-6.

Notable: She failed to win a match at Gleneagles in 2019, halving two of them. Has had a tough year with losing a five-shot lead in the U.S. Women’s Open. Still an intimidating presence with her power.

2021 Solheim Cup European Team

The 2021 European Solheim Cup team.

The 2021 European Team.

CELINE BOUTIER

Age: 27.
Country: France.
World ranking: 66.
Victories: 3.
Majors: None.
Solheim Cup record: 4-0-0.Notable: Was undefeated in her lone Solheim Cup appearance at Gleneagles in 2019.

MATILDA CASTREN

Age: 26.

Country: Finland.

World ranking: 47.

Victories: 2.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Wasn’t eligible for the Solheim Cup until adding a Ladies European Tour event in Finland to her schedule and winning to become an LET member. First player from Finland to compete in Solheim Cup.

CARLOTA CIGANDA

Age: 31.

Country: Spain.

World ranking: 41.

Victories: 6.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 6-6-4.

Notable: She has never lost a singles match in her four Solheim Cup appearances.

GEORGIA HALL

Age: 25.

Country: England.

World ranking: 29.

Victories: 3.

Majors: Women’s British Open (2018).

Solheim Cup record: 6-3-0.

Notable: Went 3-0 in team matches at Gleneagles in 2019 paired with Celine Boutier.

CHARLEY HULL

Age: 25.

Country: England.

World ranking: 38.

Victories: 3.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 9-3-3.

Notable: Youngest player in Solheim Cup history when she made her debut in 2013 at age 17. Has never lost in foursomes.

NANNA KOERTZ MADSEN

Age: 26.

Country: Denmark.

World ranking: 49.

Victories: 1.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Has finished in the top 5 at two majors this year. Had a chance to force a playoff at Women’s British Open until double bogey on last hole.

LEONA MAGUIRE

Age: 26.

Country: Ireland.

World ranking: 45.

Victories: None.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: Played college golf at Duke. First player from Ireland to compete in the Solheim Cup.

ANNA NORDQVIST

Age: 34.

Country: Sweden.

World ranking: 16.

Victories: 11.

Majors: LPGA Championship (2009), Evian Championship (2017), Women’s British Open (2021).

Solheim Cup record: 12-9-2.

Notable: The most experienced European with six Solheim Cup appearances and coming off her third major title by winning at Carnoustie.

EMILY KRISTINE PEDERSEN

Age: 25.

Country: Denmark.

World ranking: 67.

Victories: 5.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 0-3-0.

Notable: A rough performance in Solheim Cup debut affected her confidence. Bounced back to win four times in 2020 and qualify for the team.

SOPHIA POPOV

Age: 28.

Country: Germany.

World ranking: 30.

Victories: 1.

Majors: Women’s British Open (2020).

Solheim Cup record: Rookie.

Notable: First Solheim Cup experience was in Germany in 2015 when she was part of the German broadcast team.

MEL REID

Age: 33.

Country: England.

World ranking: 53.

Victories: 7.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 4-6-2.

Notable: Failed to qualify for Europe last time and agreed to be a vice captain. She now is the fourth player to be vice captain and then return to play.

MADELENE SAGSTROM

Age: 28.

Country: Sweden.

World ranking: 48.

Victories: 4.

Majors: None.

Solheim Cup record: 1-2-0.

Notable: Coming off a runner-up finish in the Women’s British Open.

(The AP contributed to this report.)

Past Solheim Cup Results

YearWinning Country, ScoreLosing Country, ScoreCourseLocation

2019

Europe, 14.5

USA, 13.5

Gleneagles, PGA Centenary Course

Gleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland

2017

USA, 16.5

Europe, 11.5

Des Moines Golf and Country Club

 West Des Moines, Iowa

2015

USA, 14.5

Europe, 13.5

Golf Club St. Leon-Rot

Sankt Leon-Rot, Germany

2013

Europe, 18

USA, 13.5

Colorado Golf Club

Parker, Colo.

2011

Europe, 15

Europe, 11.5

Killeen Castle

Dunsany, County Meath, Ireland

2009

USA, 16

Europe, 13.5

Rich Harvest Farms

Sugar Grove, Ill.

2007

USA, 16

USA, 10

Halmstad Golf Club

Halmstad, Sweden

2005

USA, 15.5

USA, 13

Crooked Stick Golf Club

Carmel, Ind.

2003

Europe, 17.5

Europe, 12

Barseback Golf and Country Club

Loddekopinge, Skane, Sweden

2002

USA, 15.5

Europe, 12

Interlachen Country Club

Edina, Minn.

2000

Europe, 14.5

Europe, 12.5

Loch Lomond Golf Club

Luss, Scotland

1998

USA, 16

Europe, 12

Muirfield Village Golf Club

Dublin, Ohio

1996

USA, 17

Europe, 11

St. Pierre Marriott Hotel Golf and Country Club

Chepstow, Wales

1994

USA, 13

Europe, 7

The Greenbrier, The Greenbrier Course

White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

1992

Europe, 11.5

USA, 6.5

Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, East Course

Kirknewton, Edinburgh, Scotland

1990

USA, 11.5

Europe, 4.5

Lake Nona Golf Club

Orlando, Fla