How Many Holes-in-One Have Happened in the Solheim Cup?

The Solheim Cup was first played in 1990. Since then, how many holes-in-one have been scored in the biennial competition? Through 2021, there had been exactly one. But in the 2023 Solheim Cup, another player finally holed out for an ace, too.

The very first Solheim Cup ace was made by Anna Nordqvist, and here it is:

Nordqvist's ace during the 2013 Solheim Cup didn't just win the hole for her side, it won the match. It happened in the Day 2 morning foursomes. Nordqvist and partner Caroline Hedwall of Team Europe were playing Team USA's Morgan Pressel/Jessica Korda. The Europeans had just made a birdie on the 16th hole to go 1-up in the match.

Then Nordqvist stepped to the tee on the par-3 17th hole, using a 7-iron for the downhill, 187-yard shot. Her ball lasered its way toward the flagstick, hit the green and rolled right into the cup. The first-ever Solheim Cup ace.

And the second Solheim Cup hole-in-one? Emily Kristine Pedersen, also of Team Europe, holed out for ace in 2023:

Pedersen's ace happened during a Day 1 afternoon fourball match. Pedersen and partner Maja Stark were playing Team USA's Jennifer Kupcho/Allisen Corpuz. Pedersen's tee shot on the par-3, 178-yard 12th hole hit on a slope just on the back-left fringe of the green, took a hard-right turn and rolled right into the cup. Pedersen/Stark trailed in the match going to that 12th hole, but wound up earning a half-point.

And that made two holes-in-one so far in Solheim Cup history.

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