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Largest margin of victory in ind. matches
Most Solheim Cup Events played (of 13)
Most matches won
Margin of victory in Overall competition
Most matches played (of 58)
Most points earned
Team win/loss record
Most points scored in foursomes competition
Most foursomes matches played (of 23)
Most four-ball matches played (of 22)
Most points scored in singles competition
Most points scored in four-ball competition
Most holes won by foursomes team
Most holes won by an individual in four-ball competition
Most holes won by a team in four-ball competition
Most holes won by an individual in singles competition
Largest Point differential (by session)
Largest Lead
Matches ending in halves
Players to go undefeated in singles competition (20)
Most points won
Fewest points won
Most birdies
Hole-in-One
Low 9-hole scores Low 18-hole scores
Youngest/oldest US teams (average ages)
Youngest/oldest European teams (average ages)
Youngest competitors
Oldest competitors
Largest margin of victory in individual matches
Foursomes 6&5 2000 Iverson/Jones (USA) def. Davies/Nicholas (EUR)
    1990 Gerring/(Pepper) Mochrie (USA) def. Wright/Neumann (EUR)
    1990 Sheehan/Jones (USA) def. Reid/Alfredsson (EUR)
Four-ball 7&5 1998 Hurst/Jones (USA) def. Hackney (Hall)/Gustafson (EUR)
Singles 8&7 1990 Bradley (USA) def. T. Johnson (EUR)
Margin of victory in Overall competition
8 points
2013 Europe defeated USA by a score of 18 to 10
7 points
2003 Europe defeated USA by a score of 17½ to 10½
1990 USA defeated Europe by a score of 11½ to 4½
6 points
1996 USA defeated Europe by a score of 17 to 11
1994 USA defeated Europe by a score of 13 to 7
5 points
1992 Europe defeated USA by a score of 11½ to 6½
4 points
2009 USA defeated Europe by a score of 16 to 12
2007 USA defeated Europe by a score of 16 to 12
1998 USA defeated Europe by a score of 16 to 12
3 points
2005 USA defeated Europe by a score of 15½ to 12½
2002 USA defeated Europe by a score of 15½ to 12½
2000 Europe defeated USA by a score of 14½ to 11½
Most Solheim Cup Events played (of 13)
12
Laura Davies (EUR)
Most matches played (of 58)
46
Laura Davies (EUR)
37
Annika Sorenstam (EUR)
34
Juli Inkster (USA)
31
Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
29
Meg Mallon (USA)
Most matches won
22
Annika Sorenstam (EUR)
22
Laura Davies (EUR)
15
Juli Inkster (USA)
14
Suzann Pettersen (EUR)
13
Dottie Pepper (USA), Meg Mallon (USA), Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
Most points earned
25 points
Laura Davies (EUR)
24 points
Annika Sorenstam (EUR)
18½ points
Juli Inkster (USA)
17 points
Suzann Pettersen (EUR)
16½ points
Meg Mallon (USA)
16 points
Sophie Gustafson (EUR), Catriona Matthew (EUR)
14½ points
Paula Creamer (USA)
14 points
Dottie Pepper (USA), Cristie Kerr (USA)
13½ points
Beth Daniel (USA)
12 points
Helen Alfredsson (EUR), Rosie Jones (USA), Kelly Robbins (USA)
11½ points
Pat Hurst (USA), Carin Koch (EUR)
Team win/loss record
USA, 8-5
1990, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009
Europe, 5-8
1992, 2000, 2003, 2011, 2013
Most foursomes matches played (of 23)
15
Laura Davies (EUR), Annika Sorenstam (EUR), Juli Inkster (USA)
12
Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
11
Helen Alfredsson (EUR), Meg Mallon (USA), Kelly Robbins (USA)
Most points scored in foursomes competition
11½
Annika Sorenstam (EUR)
9
Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
Laura Davies (EUR)
Juli Inkster (USA)
7
Suzann Pettersen (EUR)
6
Pat Hurst (USA), Carin Koch (EUR)
Kelly Robbins (USA)
5
Dottie Pepper (USA)
Most four-ball matches played (of 22)
19
Laura Davies (EUR)
14
Annika Sorenstam (EUR), Cristie Kerr (USA)
11
Sophie Gustafson (EUR)
10
Juli Inkster (USA), Rosie Jones (USA), Meg Mallon (USA), Suzann Pettersen (EUR)
9
Beth Daniel (USA), Trish Johnson (EUR)
Most points scored in four-ball competition
10½
Laura Davies (EUR)
8
Annika Sorenstam (EUR), Cristie Kerr (USA)
Suzann Pettersen (EUR)
7
Meg Mallon (USA)
Betsy King (USA)
Most points scored in singles competition
7
Juli Inkster (USA)
6
Laura Davies (EUR)
Meg Mallon (USA), Catriona Matthew (EUR)
5
Dottie Pepper (USA)
Kelly Robbins (USA), Annika Sorenstam (EUR)
4
Helen Alfredsson (EUR), Beth Daniel (USA)
Most holes won by foursomes team
9
2007
Hurst/Stanford (USA) vs. Tinning/Hauert (EUR)
8
2013
Nordqvist/Hedwall (EUR) vs. Lewis/Salas (USA)
2013
Lewis/Creamer (USA) vs. Icher/Munoz (EUR)
2005
Gustafson/Koch (EUR) vs. Diaz/Ward (USA)
2003
Gustafson/Pettersen (EUR) vs. Kerr/Kuehne (USA)
2000
Davies/Nicholas (EUR) vs. Pepper/Inkster (USA)
7
2005
Kim/Gulbis (USA) vs. Nocera/Kreutz (EUR)
2005
Creamer/Inkster (USA) vs. Davies/Hjorth (EUR)
2003
Moodie/Matthew (EUR) vs. Inkster/Ward (USA)
Most holes won by a team in four-ball competition
8
2009
Kim/Wie (USA)
7
2013
Pettersen/Ciganda (EUR)
2013
Ewart/Hull (EUR)
2009
Lang/Lincicome (USA)
2005
Davies/Sorenstam (EUR)
2003
Matthew/Moodie (EUR)
2000
Nilsmark/Koch (EUR)
6
2000
Nicholas/Alfredsson (EUR)
2000
Neumann/Meunier-Lebouc (EUR)
2000
Pepper/Burton (USA)
Most holes won by an individual in four-ball competition
6
2005
Davies (EUR) partnered w/S. Pettersen team total 10 birdies
2000
Alfredsson (EUR) partnered w/Nicholas team total 6 birdies
5
2003
Moodie (EUR) Partnered w/Matthew team total 5 birdies
2000
Hurst (USA) partnered w/Robbins team total 6 birdies
2000
Davies (EUR) partnered w/Carriedo team total 5 birdies
2000
Burton (USA) partnered w/Pepper team total 6 birdies
2000
Koch (EUR) partnered w/Nilsmark team total 7 birdies
2000
Gustafson (EUR) partnered w/T. Johnson team total 5 birdies
Most holes won by an individual in singles competition
8
2005
Creamer (USA) vs. Davies (EUR)
2002
Robbins (USA) vs. Hjorth (EUR)
7
2013
Lang (USA) vs. Munoz (EUR)
2009
Kim (USA) vs. Elosegui (EUR)
2009
Lang (USA) vs. Davies (EUR)*
2009
Davies (EUR) vs. Lang (USA)*
2007
Inkster (USA) vs. Tinning (EUR)
2003
Diaz (USA) vs. Esterl (EUR)
2002
Diaz (USA) vs. Marti (EUR)
2000
Hurst (USA) vs. Neumann (EUR)*
2000
Neumann (EUR)* vs. Hurst (USA)*
2000
Burton (USA) vs. Gustafson (EUR)
*same match
Matches ending in halves
Foursomes: 13
2013 Lincicome/Salas (USA) halved with Matthew/Masson (EUR)
2011 Kerr/Creamer (USA) halved with Matthew/Munoz (EUR)
2007 Hurst/Kerr (USA) halved with Pettersen/Gustafson (EUR)
  Steinhauer/Diaz (USA) halved with Hjorth/Nocera (EUR)
  Inkster/Creamer (USA) halved with Gustafson/Pettersen (EUR)
2005 Daniel/Creamer (USA) halved with Koch/Matthew (EUR)
  Kim/Hurst (USA) halved with Gustafson/Johnson (EUR)
2003 Daniel/Robbins (USA) halved with Koch/Davies (EUR)
  Stanford/Redman (USA) halved with Esterl/Tinning (EUR)
  Mallon/Robbins (USA) halved with Moodie/Matthew (EUR)
2000 Inkster/Steinhauer (USA) halved with T. Johnson/Gustafson (EUR)
1996 Robbins/McGann (USA) halved with A. Sorenstam/Nilsmark (EUR)
  Mallon/Geddes (USA) halved with Neumann/Marshall (EUR)
1992 Sheehan/Inkster (USA) halved with Reid/Wright (EUR)
Four-Ball: 16
2001 Kim/O'Toole (USA) halved with Matthew/Gal (EUR)
2009 Stanford/Lang (USA) halved with Matthew/Luna (EUR)
  Pressel/Wie (USA) halved with Matthew/Hjorth (EUR)
2007 Stanford/Prammanasudh (USA) halved with Sorenstam/Hjorth (EUR)
  Creamer/Pressel (USA) halved with Johnson/Davies (EUR)
  Creamer/Lincicome (USA) halved with Wessberg/Hjorth (EUR)
  Prammanasudh/Inkster (USA) halved with Johnson/Tinning (EUR)
2005 Jones/Mallon (USA) halved with Gustafson/Pettersen (EUR)
  Daniel/Inkster (USA) halved with Tinning/Johnson (EUR)
2000 Pepper/Burton (USA) halved with Neumann/Meunier-Lebouc (EUR)
  Mallon/Daniel (USA) halved with Davies/Carriedo (EUR)
1998 King/C. Johnson (USA) halved with Davies/C. Sorenstam (EUR)
1996 Mallon/Daniel (USA) halved with Alfredsson/Nicholas (EUR)
  McGann/Mallon (USA) halved with A. Sorenstam/T. Johnson (EUR)
1992 Burton/Richard (USA) halved with Descampe/T. Johnson (EUR)
  Bradley/(Pepper) Mochrie (USA) halved with Alfredsson/Neumann (EUR)
Singles: 17
2013 Lewis (USA) halved with Nordqvist (EUR)
  Piller (USA) halved with Matthew (EUR)
  Salas (USA) halved with Pettersen (EUR)
  Korda (USA) halved with Sergas (EUR)
  Kerr (USA) halved with Icher (EUR)
2011 Inkster (USA) halved with Davies (EUR)
  O'Toole (USA) halved with Hedwall (EUR)
2009 Lang (USA) halved with Davies (EUR)
  Inkster (USA) halved with Nocera (EUR)
  Kerr (USA) halved with Hjorth (EUR)
  Gulbis (USA) halved with Moodie (EUR)
2007 Steinhauer (USA) halved with Brewerton (EUR)
2005 Jones (USA) halved with Pettersen (EUR)
2002 Redman (USA) halved with Pettersen (EUR)
  Ward (USA) halved with A. Sorenstam (EUR)
  Daniel (USA) halved with Koch (EUR)
2000 Hurst (USA) halved with Neumann (EUR)
  Steinhauer (USA) halved with Nicholas (EUR)
1996 Daniel (USA) halved with Neumann (EUR)
  Robbins (USA) halved with Nicholas (EUR)
  Mallon (USA) halved with Gustafson (EUR)
1990 King (USA) halved with Wright (EUR)
Largest Point differential (by session)
First day
Foursome matches 4 pts 2000 EUR 4 USA 0
Four-ball matches 2 pts 2003 USA 3 EUR 1
    2002 USA 3 EUR 1
Second Day
Foursome matches 3 pts 1996 EUR 3½ USA ½
Four-ball matches 4 pts 2013 EUR 4 USA 0
    2002 EUR 4 USA 0
Largest Lead
After first day
First session 4 pts 2000 EUR 4 USA 0
Total 3 pts 2000 EUR 5½ USA 2½
    1998 USA 5½ EUR 2½
After second day
First session 5 pts 1998 USA 8½ EUR 3½
Total 5 pts 2013 EUR 10½ USA 5½
    2000 EUR 9½ USA 4½
    1998 USA 10½ EUR 5½
Most points won
First day
Foursome 2000 EUR 4 pts*
Four-ball 2003 USA 3 pts
  2002 USA 3 pts
Total 2000 EUR
  1998 USA
*eight foursomes matches (morning and afternoon rounds) were played on Day 1 in 2000. Europe won all four foursomes matches in morning round. Due to daylight restrictions, no four-ball matches were played on Day 1.
Second day
Foursome 1996 EUR
Four-ball 2002 EUR 4pts
  2000 EUR 4pts*
2nd day of matches 1996 EUR 6pts
Two-day total 2013 EUR 10½
  1998 USA 10½
*Six four-ball matches were played on Day 2 in 2000. Due to daylight restrictions, no additional matches were played this day.
Overall
Overall competition 2013 EUR 18 pts
Foursomes 2003 EUR 6½ pts
Four-ball 2013 EUR 6 pts
Singles 1996 USA 10 pts
Fewest points won
First day
Foursomes 2000 USA 0 pts*
Four-ball 2003 EUR 1 pt
  2002 EUR 1 pt
Total 2000 USA 2½ pts
*Eight foursomes matches (morning and afternoon rounds) were played on Day 1 in 2000. Europe won all four foursomes matches in the morning round. Due to daylight restrictions, no four-ball matches were played on Day 1.
Second day
Foursomes 1996 USA ½ pt
Four-ball 2013 USA 0 pt
  2002 USA 0 pt
Day two of matches 1996 USA 2 pts
Two-day total 2013 USA 2½ pts
Overall
Overall competition 2013 USA 10 pts
Foursomes 2003 USA 1½ pts
Four-ball 2013 USA 2 pts
  2000 USA 2 pts
Singles 1996 EUR 2 pts
Players to go undefeated in singles competition (20)
1
Jane Geddes (USA) 1-0-0
2
Cathy Gerring (USA) 1-0-0
3
Tammie Green (USA) 2-0-0
4
Natalie Gulbis (USA) 2-0-1
5
Becky Iverson (USA) 1-0-0
6
Christina Kim (USA) 3-0-0
7
Emilee Klein (USA), 1-0-0
8
Brittany Lang (USA) 1-0-1
9
Nancy Lopez (USA) 1-0-0
10
Diana Luna (EUR) 1-0-0
11
Michelle McGann (USA) 1-0-0
12
Janice Moodie (EUR) 2-0-1
13
Stacy Prammanasudh (USA) 1-0-0
14
Morgan Pressel (USA) 3-0-0
15
Deb Richard (USA) 1-0-0
16
Val Skinner (USA) 1-0-0
17
Sherri Steinhauer (USA) 2-0-2
18
Linda Wessberg (EUR) 1-0-0
19
Christel Boeljon (EUR) 1-0-0
20
Caroline Hedwall (EUR) 1-0-1
21
Vicky Hurst (USA) 1-0-0
22
Ryann O'Toole (USA) 0-0-1
Most birdies**
USA and Europe combined in one session
93
2009 Singles  
85
2011 Singles  
67
2000 2nd day, four ball  
European Team only in one session
45
2009 Singles  
42
2011 Singles  
35
2000 2nd day, four ball  
USA Team only in one session
48
2009 Singles  
43
2011 Singles  
By an individual in one session
7
2011 S. Pettersen (EUR) Singles
2009 C. Kim (USA) Singles
2009 M. Hjorth (EUR) Singles
2005 P. Creamer (USA) Singles
2005 L. Davies (EUR) 1st day, Four-ball
2005 R. Jones (USA) 2nd day, Four-ball
2002 M. Redman (USA) 1st day, Four-ball
2000 P. Hurst (USA) 2nd day, Four-ball
1996 L. Davies (EUR) 1st day, Four-ball
By a Four-ball Team in one session
10
2005 L. Davies/Pettersen (EUR) 1st day
2002 Mallon/Redman (USA) 1st day
9
2013 Ewart/Hull (EUR) 2nd day
2005 Gustafson/Stupples (EUR) 1st day
1996 L. Davies/T. Johnson (EUR) 1st day
8
2013 Masson/Matthew (EUR) 1st day
2009 Creamer/Kerr (USA)  
2009 Matthew/Hjorth (EUR) 1st day
2005 A. Sorenstam/Matthew (EUR) 1st day
2003 Pettersen/A. Sorenstam (EUR) 2nd day
2002 Icher/Carriedo (EUR) 2nd day
2000 Hurst/Robbins (USA) 2nd day
1998 King/C. Johnson (USA) 1st day
1996 A. Sorenstam/Marshall (EUR)  
1996 Pepper/King (USA) 1st day
By a Foursome Team
7
2011 C. Hedwall/S. Gustafson (EUR) 2nd day
2011 M. Pressel /Ryann O'Toole (USA) 2nd day
2005 L. Davies/Hjorth (EUR) 1st day
2000 T. Johnson/S. Gustafson (EUR) 1st day
2000 J. Moodie/A. Sorenstam (EUR) 1st day
2000 B. Daniel/M. Mallon (USA) 1st day
Hole-in-One
2013 Anna Nordqvist (EUR) 1st day
Low 9-hole scores**
(Started keeping these records with the Format Change in 1996)
Foursomes competition
31 (-5)
2011 Hedwall/Gustafson (EUR) 2nd day
32 (-4)
2000 Moodie/A. Sorenstam (EUR) 2nd day
33 (-4)
2002 Davies/Marti (EUR) 2nd day
2002 Icher/Carriedo (EUR) 2nd day
2002 Jones/Kerr (USA) 2nd day
32 (-4)
2011 Stupples/Reid (EUR) 1st day
2011 Pressel/O'Toole (USA) 2nd day
2011 Hjorth/Nordqvist (EUR) 2nd day
Four-ball competition
29 (-6)
1996 Davies/Hackney (Hall) (EUR) 2nd day
30 (-6)
2003 Gustafson/Tinning (EUR) 2nd day
31 (-6)
2009 Creamer/Kerr (USA) 1st day
Singles competition
30 (-6)
2011 Lang (USA)  
30 (-6)
2005 Creamer (USA)  
32 (-4)
2011 Matthew (EUR)  
2011 Pettersen (EUR)  
2011 Kim (USA)  
2007 Castrale (USA)  
1998 Mallon (USA)  
Low 18-hole scores**
(Started keeping these records with the Format Change in 1996)
Foursomes competition
67 (-6)
2002 Davies/Marti (EUR) 1st day
66 (-6)
2011 Creamer/Lincicome (USA) 1st day
67 (-5)
2000 Moodie/A. Sorenstam (EUR) 1st day
67 (-5)
2011 Pettersen/Gustafson (EUR) 1st day
68 (-4)
2000 Mallon/Daniel (USA) 1st day
68 (-4)
2011 Lang/Inkster (USA) 1st day
Four-ball competition
64 (-8)
1996 Pepper/King (USA) 1st day
65 (-7)
2003 Gustafson/Tinning (EUR) 1st day
1998 King/C. Johnson (USA) 1st day
1996 Neumann/Nilsmark (EUR) 1st day
Singles competition
65 (-7)
2011 Pettersen (EUR)  
67 (-5)
2011 Wie (USA)  
2007 Prammanasudh (USA)  
68 (-4)
2011 Davies (EUR)  
2011 Gustafson (EUR)  
2011 Hedwall (EUR)  
2011 Munoz (EUR)  
2011 V. Hurst (USA)  
2011 Inkster (USA)  
2011 O'Toole (USA)  
2007 Boeljon (EUR)  
69 (-3)
2007 Castrale (USA); Pettersen (EUR)  
1998 Gustafson (EUR)  
70 (-2)
2007 Hurst (USA); Davies (EUR)  
1998 Mallon (USA)  
71 (-1)
2005 Jones (USA)  
1996 Burton, Robbins (USA); Nicholas (EUR)  
Youngest/oldest US teams (average ages)
2009 27.42 years  
2000 36.24 years  
Youngest/oldest European teams (average ages)
2005

33.45 years

 
1990

27.34 years

 
Youngest competitors
2013 Lexi Thompson (USA) 18 years, 6 months
2013 Charley Hull (EUR) 17 years, 4 months
Oldest competitors
2011 Juli Inkster (USA) 51 years, 2 month, 30 days
2011 Laura Davies (EUR) 47 years, 11 months, 18 days




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