1992 Solheim Cup: Europe's First Win

This was the second time the Solheim Cup was played. After the European victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 1, Europe 1.

Final Score: Europe 11.5, USA 6.5

Dates Played: October 2-4, 1992

Location: Dalmahoy Country Club in Edinburgh, Scotland

Team Captains: Kathy Whitworth/Alice Miller (USA) and Mickey Walker (EUR)

Team Rosters: Europe — Helen Alfredsson, Laura Davies, Florence Descampe, Kitrina Douglas, Trish Johnson, Liselotte Neumann, Alison Nicholas, Catrin Nilsmark, Dale Reid, Pamela Wright. USA — Danielle Ammaccapane, Pat Bradley, Brandie Burton, Beth Daniel, Juli Inkster, Betsy King, Meg Mallon, Dottie Pepper, Deb Richard, Patty Sheehan.

Notes: The series was tied 1-1 after Europe's win, the only point in Solheim history at which Europe did not trail the USA in overall standings. Europe dominated the singles 7-3, and Laura Davies went 3-0-0.

Day One Results


  • Laura Davies/Alison Nicholas (EUR) defeated Betsy King/Beth Daniel (USA), 1 up
  • Liselotte Neumann/Helen Alfredsson (EUR) defeated Pat Bradley/Dottie Pepper (USA), 2&1
  • Danielle Ammaccapane/Meg Mallon (USA) defeated Florence Descampe/Trish Johnson (EUR), 1 up
  • Dale Reid/Pamela Wright (EUR) halved with Patty Sheehan/Juli Inkster (USA)

Score after Day 1: Europe 2.5, USA 1.5

Day Two Results


  • Laura Davies/Alison Nicholas (EUR) defeated Patty Sheehan/Juli Inkster (USA), 1 up
  • Florence Descampe/Trish Johnson (EUR) halved with Brandie Burton/Deb Richard (USA)
  • Betsy King/Meg Mallon (USA) defeated Dale Reid/Pamela Wright (EUR), 1 up
  • Helen Alfredsson/Liselotte Neumann (EUR) halved with Pat Bradley/Dottie Pepper (USA)

Score of Day 2 session: Europe 2, USA 2
Overall score after Day 2: Europe 4.5, USA 3.5

Day Three Results


  • Laura Davies (EUR) defeated Brandie Burton (USA), 4&2
  • Helen Alfredsson (EUR) defeated Danielle Ammaccapane (USA), 4&3
  • Trish Johnson (EUR) defeated Patty Sheehan (USA), 2&1
  • Juli Inkster (USA) defeated Alison Nicholas (EUR), 3&2
  • Beth Daniel (USA) defeated Florence Descampe (EUR), 3&1
  • Pamela Wright (EUR) defeated Pat Bradley (USA), 4&3
  • Catrin Nilsmark (EUR) defeated Meg Mallon (USA), 3&2
  • Deb Richard (USA) defeated Kitrina Douglas (EUR), 7&6
  • Liselotte Neumann (EUR) defeated Betsy King (USA), 2&1
  • Dale Reid (EUR) defeated Dottie Pepper (USA), 3&2

Score of Day 3 session: Europe 7, USA 3
Overall and final score: Europe 11.5, USA 6.5

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