Lizette Salas Named to Team USA at 2019 Solheim Cup

Lizette Salas is ready to represent…

The 30-year-old Latina professional golfer, who currently plays on the LPGA Tour, will represent the United States at the 2019 Solheim Cup.

Lizette Salas

In addition to Salas, Team USAwill consist of Lexi ThompsonDanielle KangNelly KordaJessica KordaMarina Alex,Megan Khang, Brittany AltomareAngel YinAnnie Park,Morgan Presseland Stacy Lewis.

In three weeks, The Solheim Cupwill return to the “home of golf” for the first time since 2000. U.S. captain Juli Inksterand her team of 12 will take on Team Europecaptain Catriona Matthewand her 12 players at the PGA Centenary Courseat Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland on September 13-15. 

Team USA will be on the hunt for a third successive Solheim Cup victory under Inkster. 

Over the course of three days in Scotland, Team USA and Team Europe will go head-to-head in the biggest event in women’s golf. Following the same format as the Ryder Cup, the teams will face off in 28 matches — eight foursomes and eight fourballs over the first two days and 12 singles on the final day.

This will be Salas’ fourth time taking part in the cup. She previously played at the Solheim Cup in 2013, 2015 and 2017, with Team USA winning in  2015 and 2017.