2017 Solheim Cup Results

This was the 15th time the Solheim Cup was played. After the American victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 10, Europe 5.

Final score: USA 16.5, Europe 11.5

Dates played: August 18-20, 2017

Location: Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa

Team captains: Annika Sorenstam (EUR) and Juli Inkster (USA)

Team rosters: Europe — Georgia Hall, Florentyna Parker, Mel Reid, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Carlota Ciganda, Catriona Matthew, Charley Hull, Karine Icher, Anna Nordqvist, Caroline Masson, Emily Kristine Pedersen, Madelene Sagstrom. USA — Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis, Gerina Piller, Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer, Danielle Kang, Michelle Wie, Brittany Lang, Brittany Lincicome, Lizette Salas, Angel Yin, Austin Ernst.

Notes: Europe won the first session of the tournament, but the United States claimed nine of the next 12 points. ... Cristie Kerr became Team USA's all-time leading Solheim Cup points-earner, going 3-0-1 here and increasing her lifetime points to 21. Juli Inkster, Team USA captain here, had been the previous recordholder with 18.5 points.

Day 1 Results


  • Mel Reid/Charley Hull (EUR) halved Lexi Thompson/Cristie Kerr (USA)
  • Danielle Kang/Lizette Salas (USA) def. Carlota Ciganda/Caroline Masson (EUR), 1-up
  • Anna Nordqvist/Georgia Hall (EUR) def. Paula Creamer/Austin Ernst (USA), 3 and 1
  • Karine Icher/Catriona Matthew (EUR) def. Stacy Lewis/Gerina Piller (USA), 1-up

Score after first session: Europe 2.5, USA 1.5


  • Michelle Wie/Danielle Kang (USA) def. Madelene Sagstrom/Jodi Ewart Shadoff (EUR), 3 and 1
  • Angel Yin/Lizette Salas (USA) def. Carlota Ciganda/Emily Kristine Pedersen (EUR), 6 and 5
  • Brittany Lincicome/Brittany Lang (USA) def. Florentyna Parker/Caroline Masson (EUR), 3 and 2
  • Stacy Lewis/Gerina Piller (USA) def. Charley Hull/Georgia Hall (EUR), 2 and 1

Score of second session: USA 4, Europe 0
Overall score after Day 1: USA 5.5, Europe 2.5

Day 2 Results


  • Cristie Kerr/Lexi Thompson (USA) def. Jodi Ewart Shadoff/Caroline Masson (EUR), 5 and 3
  • Paula Creamer/Austin Ernst (USA) def. Mel Reid/Emily Kristine Pedersen (EUR), 5 and 3
  • Anna Nordqvist/Georgia Hall (EUR), def. Stacy Lewis/Gerina Piller (USA), 2 and 1
  • Catriona Matthew/Karine Icher (EUR), def. Michelle Wie/Danielle Kang (USA), 2 and 1

Score of first session: Europe 2, USA 2


  • Brittany Lang/Brittany Lincicome (USA) def. Mel Reid/Carlota Ciganda (EUR), 2-up
  • Anna Nordqvist/Jodi Ewart Shadoff (EUR), def. Lizette Salas/Angel Yin (USA), 4 and 2
  • Paula Creamer/Austin Ernst (USA) def. Karine Icher/Madelene Sagstrom (EUR), 2 and 1
  • Cristie Kerr/Lexi Thompson (USA) def. Catriona Matthew/Georgia Hall (EUR), 4 and 2

Score of second session: USA 3, Europe 1
Overall score after Day 2: USA 10.5, Europe 5.5

Day 3 Results


  • Anna Nordqvist (EUR) halved with Lexi Thompson (USA)
  • Paula Creamer (USA) def. Georgia Hall (EUR), 1-up
  • Cristie Kerr (USA) def. Mel Reid (EUR), 2 and 1
  • Catriona Matthew (EUR) def. Stacy Lewis (USA), 1-up
  • Karine Icher (EUR) halved with Angel Yin (USA)
  • Caroline Masson (EUR) def. Michelle Wie (USA), 4 and 2
  • Lizette Salas (USA) def. Jodi Ewart Shadoff (EUR), 1-up
  • Charley Hull (EUR) def. Brittany Lang (USA), 1-up
  • Carlota Ciganda (EUR) def. Brittany Lincicome (USA), 4 and 3
  • Gerina Piller (USA) def. Florentyna Parker (EUR), 4 and 2
  • Madelene Sagstrom (EUR) def. Austin Ernst (USA), 3 and 2
  • Danielle Kang (USA) def. Emily Kristine Pedersen (EUR), 3 and 2

Score of singles session: Europe 6, USA 6
Overall and final score: USA 16.5, Europe 11.5

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