2023 Solheim Cup: Facts, Golf Course, Schedule

The 2023 Solheim Cup will be the 18th time the competition is played. It is a biennial, team, match play tournament between teams of professional women golfers, one for the United States and one for Europe.

When Is the 2023 Solheim Cup?

The dates for the 2023 Solheim Cup have not yet been announced, and won't be until the 2021 Solheim Cup (scheduled for September of 2021) is played. The tournament typically takes place over the latter half of the women's golf calendar, most commonly in August or September.

Where Is the Solheim Cup in 2023?

The site of the 2023 Solheim Cup is Finca Cortesin, a resort facility in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. The resort's championship course, where the Solheim Cup will be played, has previously hosted such high-profile events as the Volvo World Match Play Championship.

It will be the first time the Solheim Cup is played in Spain. European countries that previously have hosted the tournament are Scotland, Wales, Sweden, Ireland and Germany.

Competition Format

See The Solheim Cup Format Explained for full details, but the basic format is this:
  • Day 1: One session of four foursomes matches, and another session of four fourball matches, 8 points total at stake.
  • Day 2: One session of four foursomes matches, and another session of four fourball matches, 8 points total at stake.
  • Day 3: 12 singles (one vs. one) matches, 12 points at stake.
The tournament runs on a Friday-Sunday schedule. The United States and Europe teams are comprised of 12 golfers each.

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