1998 Solheim Cup

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1998 Solheim Cup
Dates September 18–20, 1998
Venue Muirfield Village
Location Dublin, Ohio
Captains
United States 16 12 Europe
United States wins the Solheim Cup

The fifth Solheim Cup took place from September 18 to September 20, 1998 at Muirfield Village, Dublin, Ohio, USA. The United States team retained the cup beating the European team by 16 points to 12.

Teams[edit]

Format[edit]

A total of 28 points were available, divided among four periods of team play, followed by one period of singles play. The first period, on Friday morning, was four rounds of foursomes. This was followed in the afternoon by four rounds of fourballs. This schedule was repeated on the Saturday morning and afternoon. The four periods on Friday and Saturday accounted for 16 points. During these team periods, the players played in teams of two. The final 12 points were decided in a round of singles matchplay, in which all 24 players (12 from each team) took part.

Day one[edit]

Friday, September 18, 1998

Morning foursomes[edit]

Europe Results United States
Davies/Johnson United States 3 & 1 Pepper/Inkster
Alfredsson/Nicholas United States 3 & 1 Mallon/Burton
Hackney/Neumann United States 1 up Robbins/Hurst
A. Sörenstam/Matthew Europe 3 & 2 Andrews/Green
1 Session 3
1 Overall 3

Afternoon fourball[edit]

Europe Results United States
C. Sörenstam/Davies halved King/Johnson
Hackney/Gustafson United States 7 & 5 Hurst/Jones
Alfredsson/de Lorenzi Europe 2 & 1 Robbins/Steinhauer
A. Sörenstam/Nilsmark United States 2 up Pepper/Burton
Session
Overall

Day two[edit]

Saturday, September 19, 1998

Morning foursomes[edit]

Europe Results United States
A. Sörenstam/Matthew United States 3 & 2 Andrews/Steinhauer
C. Sörenstam/Davies Europe 3 & 2 Mallon/Burton
Alfredsson/de Lorenzi United States 1 up Pepper/Inkster
Neumann/Nilsmark United States 1 up Robbins/Hurst
1 Session 3
Overall

Afternoon fourball[edit]

Europe Results United States
A. Sörenstam/Nilsmark Europe 5 & 3 King/Jones
Hackney/Davies Europe 2 up Johnson/Green
Alfredsson/de Lorenzi United States 4 & 3 Andrews/Steinhauer
Neumann/C. Sörenstam United States 2 & 1 Mallon/Inkster
2 Session 2
Overall 10½

Day three[edit]

Sunday, September 20, 1998

Singles[edit]

Europe Results United States
Laura Davies Europe 1 up Pat Hurst
Helen Alfredsson Europe 2 & 1 Juli Inkster
Annika Sörenstam Europe 2 & 1 Donna Andrews
Liselotte Neumann Europe 1 up Brandie Burton
Trish Johnson United States 3 & 2 Dottie Pepper
Charlotta Sörenstam United States 2 & 1 Kelly Robbins
Marie-Laure de Lorenzi Europe 1 up Christa Johnson
Catrin Nilsmark United States 6 & 4 Rosie Jones
Alison Nicholas United States 1 up Tammie Green
Catriona Matthew United States 3 & 2 Sherri Steinhauer
Lisa Hackney Europe 6 & 5 Betsy King
Sophie Gustafson halved Meg Mallon
Session
12 Overall 16

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