Lewis, leader of Solheim Cup, women’s golf tournament next year
Former world No. 1 Stacey Lewis (USA) will serve as the general manager of the US team in the Solheim Cup, a US-Europe women’s golf competition, twice.
The LPGA Tour announced on the 14th (Korean time) that it had appointed Lewis as the general manager of the U.S. team for the Solheim Cup, which will be held in the U.S. next year.
Lewis is already captaining the U.S. team, which will compete in this year’s Solheim Cup in Spain in September.
The Solheim Cup is held every two years, but will be held in 2023 and 2024 so that it is not held in the same year as the Ryder Cup, the men’s European-American competition.
The Ryder Cup was held in토토사이트 even-numbered years and the Solheim Cup was held in odd-numbered years. However, the Ryder Cup was supposed to be held in 2020 due to the global spread of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19), but was postponed to 2021. Cups open at the same time.
Usually, the continuity of the Solheim Cup general manager is decided based on the performance of the tournament, but this time, with the Solheim Cup being held again in a year, it seems that he chose continuity of leadership.
Lewis, 37, is the youngest captain of the U.S. team at the Solheim Cup.
Including two majors, she has won 13 times on the LPGA Tour, and has also been ranked No. 1 in the world rankings in 2013 and 2014.
She won the LPGA Tour Player of the Year in 2012 and 2014.
She made four appearances in the Solheim Cup.
Lewis said, “When I first took over as the head coach of the Solheim Cup, I considered it to be the pinnacle of my life, and to be given a second chance is a great honor and I am very grateful.”
Susan Pettersen (Norway) is the captain of the European team that will face Lewis in the Solheim Cup in September.