European Report Cards


Helen Alfredsson (1-3-0)
Helen Alfredsson

A top-10 player in the world rankings, the Swede couldnt produce more than a point. Teamed with Pettersen, another world top-10, the duo was upset by Pressel and McPherson in Saturday foursomes.

Laura Davies (0-1-1)
Laura Davies

So uninspiring in first round her captain benched her until Sunday. Englishwoman didnt redeem herself in singles, blowing a 2-up lead with two to go against Lang.

Tania Elosegui (1-2-0)
Tania Elosegui

The unheralded Spaniard teamed with Alfredsson to defeat Inkster and Stanford in Friday fourballs, but the duo got throttled 5-and-4 by Kim and Wie in Saturday fourballs.

Sophie Gustafson (1-3-0)
Sophie Gustafson

Lost both times when favorably paired with Pettersen, including a rout at the hands of Gulbis and Kim, a dispiriting loss for the Euros. Never led in singles loss to Lincicome.

Maria Hjorth (2-1-2)
Maria Hjorth

Neutralized the highest-ranked American, Kerr, in Sunday singles. Played all five matches, made every one close.

Diana Luna (1-0-1)
Diana Luna

Unheralded Italian defeated Nicole Castrale 3 and 2 in Sunday singles and paired with Matthew in Saturday fourballs to earn a half a point.

Catriona Matthew (1-1-2)
Catriona Matthew

Teamed with Hjorth in Friday fourballs, Matthew made a vital birdie at the 18th to salvage important half point. One of only two Euros to win singles.

Gwladys Nocera (3-0-1)
Gwladys Nocera

Frenchwoman was pleasant surprise, leading the Euros in points while never losing. Responsible for two points in Europes Saturday surge.

Suzann Pettersen (1-4-0)
Suzann Pettersen

Highest ranked Euro didnt play poorly but managed a single point. Loss to Creamer as leadoff in Sunday singles echoed through the ranks.

Becky Brewerton (2-2-0)
Becky Brewerton

Unheralded Englishwoman teamed nicely with Nocera to win both her points. Endured the most lopsided Sunday singles loss, 5 and 4, to Stanford.

Janice Moodie (1-1-1)
Janice Moodie

After poor start teamed with Matthew in Friday foursomes, Scot redeemed herself teaming with Gustafson in a Saturday foursomes rout of Creamer and Inkster.

Anna Nordqvist (2-2-0)
Anna Nordqvist

Teamed to help Pettersen win her only point in Saturday fourballs, teamed with Hjorth to go 7-under in 15 holes in Friday foursomes rout of Lincicome and McPherson.

Alison Nicholas (captain)
Alison Nicholas

Did well to have her team in contention heading into singles considering her top three players didnt perform up to expectations. In the end lack of experience and depth doomed her team for the third consecutive Solheim Cup.

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