Solheim Cup 2015: Results

The United States team
United States fought back to win the Solheim Cup in Germany.

Sunday's singles

United States regained the Solheim Cup after coming from 10-6 down to win the required 14 1/2 points at St Leon-Rot in Germany.

EuropeScoreUS
CigandaHalvedThompson
MatthewUS win 2UP Pressel
IcherEurope win 3&2Lincicome
ReidEurope win 2&1Lang
NoceraUS win 3&1Lee
MassonUS win 1UP Piller
NordqvistEurope win 2&1Lewis
MunozUS win 3&1Salas
PettersenUS win 2&1Stanford
HullUS win 3&2Kerr
HedwallUS win 6&4Wie
GalUS win 4&3Creamer
3 1/2Session 8 1/2
13 1/2Overall14 1/2

Saturday's afternoon fourballs (completed on Sunday)

EuropeScoreUS
Munoz & CigandaUS 3&2Thompson & Kerr
Icher & Matthew Europe 2&1Salas & Lang
Pettersen & Hull Europe 2UPLee & Lincicome
Masson & HedwallUS 1UPLewis & Piller
2Session2
10Overall6

Saturday's morning foursomes

EuropeScoreUS
Reid & CigandaEurope win 4&3 Lee & Wie
Hull & PettersenEurope win 1UPCreamer & Pressel
Gal & MatthewEurope win 1UP Stanford & Lincicome
Nordqvist & HedwallUS win 5 & 4Lewis & Piller
3Session1
8Overall4

Friday's afternoon fourballs (completed on Saturday)

EuropeScoreUS
Nordqvist & HedwallEurope win 4&3 Pressel & Creamer
Hull & NoceraEurope win 3&2Lee & Stanford
Reid & CigandaHalved Kerr & Thompson
Masson & GalHalvedPiller & Lang
2Session0
5Overall3

Friday's morning foursomes

EuropeScoreUS
Nordqvist & PettersenUS win 3&2Pressel & Creamer
Hull & ReidEurope win 2&1Wie & Lincicome
Icher & MunozUS win 2&1Kerr & Thompson
Gal & MatthewEurope win 3&2Lewis & Salas
2Session2
2Overall2

Format

The Solheim Cup is a biennial 12-woman team competition played over three days with 12 singles matches, eight fourball matches and eight foursomes matches.

Friday: Four morning foursomes, four fourballs in afternoon.

Saturday: Four morning foursomes, four fourballs in afternoon.

Sunday: 12 singles matches.

Teams

Europe: Carlota Ciganda, Sandra Gal, Caroline Hedwall, Charley Hull, Karine Icher, Caroline Masson, Catriona Matthew, Azahara Munoz, Gwladys Nocera, Anna Nordqvist, Suzann Pettersen, Melissa Reid.

Captain: Carin Koch

United States: Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lang, Alison Lee, Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Gerina Piller, Morgan Pressel, Lizette Salas, Angela Stanford, Lexi Thompson, Michelle Wie.

Captain: Juli Inkster

History

The first Solheim Cup was contested in 1990 with the USA victorious on home soil; Europe responded with victory in Scotland in 1992.

The USA lead the series 8-5 going into the 2015 match. Europe ended a run of three defeats in the biennial tournament with 2011's 15-13 victory in Ireland and followed that with an 18-10 win in Colorado in 2013 - a first triumph on American soil.

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