Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, August 28, 2023 – US Solheim Cup captain Stacy Lewis has selected Ali Ewing, Xian Knight and Angel Yin as her captain selections for the 2023 Solheim Cup, which is scheduled to take place from September 22-24 at the Finca Cortsyn in Andalusia, Spain.
“These last days have certainly been some of the toughest of my career, but I am very proud to have Alli, Cheyenne and Angel on the 2023 US Solheim Cup team,” Lewis said. “These three women have earned their spots on this team, putting themselves ahead of the competition through their play on the field and their teamwork off the field. Over the past year and a half, I’ve gotten to know all of the American players incredibly well and it’s an honor to be their captain. We’re going to have a great week.” In Vinca Cortesin.”
Ewing and Nate Wein joined the nine automatic qualifiers for the US team named after play-offs at the CPKC Women’s Open. Lilia Fu, Nelly Korda, Alicin Corpuz, Megan Khang, Jennifer Kupcho, Danielle Kang and Andrea Lee qualified through the US Solheim Cup Team Rankings, while Lexi Thompson and Rose Chang qualified via the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.
Thompson will be representing the United States for the sixth time and Kang for the fourth, while Ewing, Khang, Korda and Yin will be representing their third team. Kupcho will don the stars and stripes for the second time, while Corpuz, Knight, Lee, Fu and Zhang will all be emerging players for the US squad in Spain.
The US national team for 2023 was officially announced through a video clip in which celebrities and prominent figures in the world of sports appeared, and many of them celebrated the American players alongside their daughters.
|Allisin Corpuz||Kevin van Valkenburgh and his daughter, Keegan, are not lying down|
|Ally Ewing||Mike Golic and his daughter Sydney, former NFL player and sports personality|
|Daniel Kang||Max Homma, six-time PGA Tour winner|
|Megan Kang||TJ O’Shea and his daughters, Laila and Lenny, Stanley Cup champions and USA Men’s Hockey Team|
|Cheyenne Knight||Nick Saban, head football coach at the University of Alabama|
|Nelly Korda||Alex Morgan, two-time World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist|
|Jennifer Copshaw||Dr. Jane Ashton and her daughter, Chloe, are a physician, author, and correspondent for ABC News|
|Andrea Lee||Jessica Mendoza, Olympic gold medalist and Stanford graduate|
|Lexi Thompson||Mia Hamm, two-time World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist|
|Lilia Fu||Julie Foudy, two-time World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist|
|Angel Yin||Michael “The Miz” Mizanine and his daughter Monroe, WWE Raw|
|Rose Chang||Sadie Engelman and Rachel Heck, members of the Stanford women’s golf team|
Players are starting to accumulate points towards the US Solheim Cup points standings at the 2021 Portland Classic. Points are awarded to the top 20 entrants in each ranking event, with double points awarded in the five Grand Slams. Full points details are available at www.solheimcupusa.com/usa-points-standings/how-to-qualify.
The biennial Solheim Cup is the most prestigious international team event in women’s professional golf. In 2019, Team Europe cruised to a 14.5-13.5 victory at Gleneagles in Scotland, a stunning win that saw Suzanne Petersen putt the winning shot on the last hole of the final. The US team leads the European team 10-6 all-time in Solheim Cup competition.
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