Solheim Cup: Europe's Georgia Corridor, Charley Hull and Mel Reid to face US crew that includes Nelly Korda

Solheim Cup: Europe's Georgia Corridor, Charley Hull and Mel Reid to face US crew that includes Nelly Korda

Europe's victorious Solheim Cup team from 2019Suzann Pettersen holed the successful putt on the ultimate inexperienced as Europe beat the US 14½-13½ at Gleneagles in 2019

England’s Georgia Corridor, Charley Hull and Mel Reid are all in Europe’s crew for his or her defence of the Solheim Cup in opposition to the USA in September.

Corridor and Hull certified routinely, whereas Reid is one among six captain’s picks made by Catriona Matthew.

Eire’s Leona Maguire makes her debut after additionally being picked by Matthew.

“Leona has had a implausible yr and has an actual grittiness. She’s match participant and shall be strong, a type of by no means give-up gamers,” stated Matthew.

Maguire, a former world beginner primary, is the primary Irishwoman to make the Solheim Cup crew. The 26-year-old completed joint thirteenth eventually week’s Ladies’s Open.

Madelene Sagstrom, Matilda Castren, Nanna Koerstz Madsen and Celine Boutier are Matthew’s different captain’s picks.

Europe’s 4 different automated qualifiers are Ladies’s Open champion Anna Nordqvist – who will make her seventh consecutive look – and final yr’s winner, Germany’s Sophia Popov, who will play in her first Solheim Cup.

Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen, who was final yr’s main factors scorer on the Girls European Tour, and Spain’s Carlota Ciganda are additionally in.

Corridor, 25, was runner-up at this yr’s Ladies’s Open and shall be making her third look, whereas Hull, like Ciganda, shall be taking part in within the occasion for the fifth time.

World primary Nelly Korda leads the US problem within the biennial occasion which shall be held at Inverness Membership in Toledo, Ohio from 4-6 September.

The 23-year-old is the rising star of the ladies’s sport after successful her first main on the Ladies’s PGA in June and backing that up with gold on the Tokyo Olympic Video games.

She shall be joined by her sister Jessica, Danielle Kang, Ally Ewing, Austin Ernst, Lexi Thompson, Megan Khang, Lizette Salas and Jennifer Kupcho.

US captain Pat Hurst will identify her three picks at 15:00 BST on Monday.

Europe received the 2019 Solheim Cup 14½-13½ at Gleneagles in Scotland, with Suzann Pettersen holing the successful putt on the ultimate inexperienced.

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