2000 Solheim Cup Results

This was the sixth time the Solheim Cup was played. After the European victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 4, Europe 2.

Final Score: Europe 14.5, USA 11.5

Dates Played: October 6-8, 2000

Location: Loch Lomond Golf Club in Luss, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Team Captains: Pat Bradley (USA) and Dale Reid (EUR)

Team Rosters: Europe — Sophie Gustafson, Trish Johnson, Laura Davies, Alison Nicholas, Patricia Meunier-Lebouc, Raquel Carriedo, Annika Sorenstam, Helen Alfredsson, Carin Koch, Janice Moodie, Liselotte Neumann, Catrin Nilsmark. USA — Juli Inkster, Meg Mallon, Rosie Jones, Dottie Pepper, Sherri Steinhauer, Pat Hurst, Kelly Robbins, Michele Redman, Nancy Scranton, Becky Iverson, Brandie Burton, Beth Daniel.

Notes: Europe won the opening session 4-0 and never trailed or was tied after. ... Carin Koch, who went 3-0-0, earned the clinching point.

Day One Results

Foursomes (Morning)

  • Laura Davies/Alison Nicholas (EUR) defeated Dottie Pepper/Juli Inkster (USA), 4&3
  • Trish Johnson/Sophie Gustafson (EUR) defeated Kelly Robbins/Pat Hurst (USA), 3&2
  • Catrin Nilsmark/Carin Koch (EUR) defeated Brandie Burton/Becky Iverson (USA), 2&1
  • Annika Sorenstam/Janice Moodie (EUR) defeated Meg Mallon/Beth Daniel (USA), 1 up

Score after morning session: Europe 4, USA O

Foursomes (Afternoon)

  • Becky Iverson/Rosie Jones (USA) defeated Laura Davies/Alison Nicholas (EUR), 6&5
  • Juli Inkster/Sherri Steinhauer (USA) halved with Trish Johnson/Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
  • Kelly Robbins/Pat Hurst (USA) defeated Liselotte Neumann/Helen Alfredsson (EUR), 1 up
  • Janice Moodie/Annika Sorenstam (EUR) defeated Meg Mallon/Beth Daniel (USA), 1 up

Score of afternoon session: USA 2.5, Europe 1.5
Overall score after Day 1: Europe 5.5, USA 2.5

Day Two Results


  • Trish Johnson/Sophie Gustafson (EUR) defeated Rosie Jones/Becky Iverson (USA), 3&2
  • Alison Nicholas/Helen Alfredsson (EUR) defeated Juli Inkster/Sherri Steinhauer (USA), 3&2
  • Catrin Nilsmark/Carin Koch (EUR) defeated Nancy Scranton/Michele Redman (USA), 2&1
  • Dottie Pepper/Brandie Burton (USA) halved with Liselotte Neumann/Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (EUR)
  • Meg Mallon/Beth Daniel (USA) halved with Laura Davies/Raquel Carriedo (EUR)
  • Kelly Robbins/Pat Hurst (USA) defeated Janice Moodie/Annika Sorenstam (EUR), 2&1

Score of session: Europe 4, USA 2
Overall score after Day 2: Europe 9.5, USA 4.5

Day Three Results


  • Juli Inkster (USA) defeated Annika Sorenstam (EUR), 5&4
  • Brandie Burton (USA) defeated Sophie Gustafson (EUR), 4&3
  • Helen Alfredsson (EUR) defeated Beth Daniel (USA), 4&3
  • Dottie Pepper (USA) defeated Trish Johnson (EUR), 2&1
  • Kelly Robbins (USA) defeated Laura Davies (EUR), 3&2
  • Pat Hurst (USA) halved with Liselotte Neumann (EUR)
  • Sherri Steinhauer (USA) halved with Alison Nicholas (EUR)
  • Meg Mallon (USA) defeated Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (EUR), 1 up
  • Catrin Nilsmark (EUR) defeated Rosie Jones (USA), 1 up
  • Becky Iverson (USA) defeated Raquel Carriedo (EUR), 3&2
  • Carin Koch (EUR) defeated Michele Redman (USA), 2&1
  • Janice Moodie (EUR) defeated Nancy Scranton (USA), 1 up

Score of singles session: USA 7, Europe 5
Overall and final score: Europe 14.5, USA 11.5

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