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Suzann Pettersen Named Team Europe Captain for 2024 Solheim Cup

Suzann Pettersen Named Team Europe Captain for 2024 Solheim Cup
Suzann Pettersen alongside her European teammates after their Solheim Cup victory in 2019.

Suzann Pettersen has been confirmed to serve as Team Europe captain for the 2024 Solheim Cup taking place in Virginia, USA.

The Norweigen will also lead Team Europe out for this year’s contest which will run between 22-24 September at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol.

The two-time major winner has represented Team Europe nine times in her career including 2019 where she sunk the winning hole for Team Europe in the dramatic victory over Team USA.

Team Europe are aiming to secure a hattrick of win after their triumph in the competition at Gleneagles in 2019 and the Inverness Club in Ohio in 2021.

“I love the Solheim Cup and it’s such a unique honour to be asked to captain Team Europe again in 2024,” said Pettersen, who has 21 professional wins.

“Being offered the role for a second time before the 2023 matches have even been played is a little different to usual, as we usually play the competition every two years and announce the next captain after the competition, but because of the changes to the schedule and having back-to-back Solheim Cups in consecutive years, it makes perfect sense.

“So far, my 2023 captaincy has been a pure joy so to be able to lead the team in Europe this year and then again next year in the US, near the nation’s capital, will be a great honour. This will allow us to build a strategy and a philosophy for the team that we can keep which will offer more consistency for the players and enable them to focus on their performance. My focus is on getting the team around the players and the atmosphere right and then taking that up to the next level.”

The 2024 Solheim Cup will take place at the Robert Trent Golf Club in Virginia between 10-15 September.

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