2009 Solheim Cup Results

This was the 11th time the Solheim Cup was played. After the American victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 8, Europe 3.

Final Score: USA 16, Europe 12

Dates Played: August 21-23, 2009

Location: Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois

Team Captains: Alison Nicholas (EUR) and Beth Daniel (USA)

Team Rosters: Europe — Gwladys Nocera, Tania Elosegui, Diana Luna, Laura Davies, Sophie Gustafson, Suzann Pettersen, Helen Alfredsson, Catriona Matthew, Maria Hjorth, Becky Brewerton, Anna Nordqvist, Janice Moodie. USA — Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Angela Stanford, Kristy McPherson, Nicole Castrale, Christina Kim, Brittany Lang, Morgan Pressel, Brittany Lincicome, Natalie Gulbis, Michelle Wie, Julie Inkster.

Notes: USA's third consecutive win in the competition. ... Score tied entering singles, but USA won singles session 8-4. ... Michelle Wie had best record for USA, 3-0-1.

Day One Results


  • Paula Creamer/Cristie Kerr (USA) def Suzann Pettersen/Sophie Gustafson (EUR), 1 up
  • Helen Alfredsson/Tania Elosegui (EUR) def. Angela Stanford/Juli Inkster (USA), 1 up
  • Brittany Lang/Brittany Lincicome (USA) def. Laura Davies/Becky Brewerton (EUR), 5&4
  • Catriona Matthew/Maria Hjorth (EUR) halved with Morgan Pressel/Michelle Wie (USA)

Score of first session: USA 2.5, Europe 1.5


  • Christina Kim/Natalie Gulbis (USA) def. Suzann Pettersen/Sophie Gustafson (EUR), 4&2
  • Becky Brewerton/Gwladys Nocera (EUR) def. Angela Stanford/Nicole Castrale (USA), 3&1
  • Maria Hjorth/Anna Nordqvist (EUR) def. Kristy McPherson/Brittany Lincicome (USA), 3&2
  • Paula Creamer/Juli Inkster (USA) def. Catriona Matthew/Janice Moodie (EUR), 2&1

Score of second session: USA 2, Europe 2
Overall score after Day 1: USA 4.5, Europe 3.5

Day Two Results


  • Christina Kim/Michelle Wie (USA) def. Helen Alfredsson/Tania Elosegui (EUR), 5&4
  • Diana Luna/Catriona Matthew (EUR) halved with Brittany Lang/Angela Stanford (USA)
  • Anna Nordqvist/Suzann Pettersen (EUR) def. Nicole Castrale/Cristie Kerr (USA), 1 up
  • Maria Hjorth/Gwladys Nocera (EUR) def. Brittany Lincicome/Kristy McPherson (USA), 1 up

Score of first session: Europe 2.5, USA 1.5


  • Sophie Gustafson/Janice Moodie (EUR) def. Paula Creamer/Juli Inkster (USA), 4&3
  • Kristy McPherson/Morgan Pressel (USA) def. Helen Alfredsson/Suzann Pettersen (EUR), 2 up
  • Becky Brewerton/Gwladys Nocera (EUR) def. Natalie Gulbis/Christina Kim (USA), 5&4
  • Cristie Kerr/Michelle Wie (USA) def. Maria Hjorth/Anna Nordqvist (EUR), 1 up

Score of second session: USA 2, Europe 2
Overall score after Day 2: USA 8, Europe 8

Day Three Results


  • Paula Creamer (USA) def. Suzann Pettersen (EUR), 3&2
  • Angela Stanford (USA) def. Becky Brewerton (EUR), 5&4
  • Michelle Wie (USA) def. Helen Alfredsson (EUR), 1 up
  • Brittany Lang (USA) halved with Laura Davies (EUR)
  • Juli Inkster (USA) halved with Gwladys Nocera (EUR)
  • Catriona Matthew (EUR) def. Kristy McPherson (USA), 3&2
  • Brittany Lincicome (USA) def. Sophie Gustafson (EUR), 3&2
  • Diana Luna (EUR) def. Nicole Castrale (USA), 3&2
  • Christina Kim (USA) def. Tania Elosegui (EUR), 2 up
  • Cristie Kerr (USA) halved with Maria Hjorth (EUR)
  • Morgan Pressel (USA) def. Anna Nordqvist (EUR), 3&2
  • Natalie Gulbis (USA) halved with Janice Moodie (EUR)

Score of singles session: USA 8, Europe 4
Overall and final score: USA 16, Europe 12

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