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Capsules of US players in Solheim Cup

  • Associated Press
  • August 16, 2013 - 7:00 AM

PARKER, Colo. — A capsule look at the American players in the Solheim Cup, which starts Friday at Colorado Golf Club:

STACY LEWIS

Age: 28.

Solheim Cup appearances: 1.

Solheim Cup record: 1-3-0.

LPGA Tour wins: 8.

Majors: Kraft Nabisco Championship, Women's British Open.

Notable: Last year became the first American since 1994 to win LPGA Tour player of the year.

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PAULA CREAMER

Age: 27.

Solheim Cup appearances: 4.

Solheim Cup record: 11-3-5.

LPGA Tour wins: 9.

Majors: U.S. Women's Open.

Notable: Has contributed the most points in the Solheim Cup of any other player on her team.

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CRISTIE KERR

Age: 35.

Solheim Cup appearances: 6.

Solheim Cup record: 11-12-3.

LPGA Tour wins: 16.

Majors: LPGA Championship, U.S. Women's Open.

Notable: Conceded her singles match in 2011 because of injury.

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ANGELA STANFORD

Age: 35.

Solheim Cup appearances: 4.

Solheim Cup record: 3-7-3.

LPGA Tour wins: 5.

Majors: None.

Notable: Lost the decisive match in Ireland two years ago in a European victory.

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BRITTANY LINCICOME

Age: 27.

Solheim Cup appearances: 3.

Solheim Cup record: 4-6-1.

LPGA Tour wins: 5.

Majors: Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Notable: Captured her first LPGA Tour win at the Women's World Match Play Championship.

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LEXI THOMPSON

Age: 18.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

LPGA Tour wins: 1.

Majors: None.

Notable: Youngest player on U.S. team in Solheim Cup history.

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JESSICA KORDA

Age: 20.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

LPGA Tour wins: 1.

Majors: None.

Notable: Daughter of former Australian Open tennis champion Petr Korda.

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LIZETTE SALAS

Age: 24.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

LPGA Tour wins: None.

Majors: None.

Notable: The first player to be a four-time All-American at Southern California.

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MORGAN PRESSEL

Age: 25.

Solheim Cup appearances: 3.

Solheim Cup record: 7-2-2.

LPGA Tour wins: 2.

Majors: Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Notable: Undefeated in singles at the Solheim Cup.

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GERINA PILLER

Age: 28.

Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.

Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.

LPGA Tour wins: None.

Majors: None.

Notable: One of the longest hitters on the LPGA Tour.

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MICHELLIE WIE

Age: 23.

Solheim Cup appearances: 2.

Solheim Cup record: 4-3-1.

LPGA Tour wins: 2.

Majors: None.

Notable: Second time she has been a captain's pick.

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