Solheim Cup Points Update

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Paula Creamer of the USA tees off during the morning foursomes on day one of the 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle Golf Club on September 23, 2011 in Dunshaughlin, County Meath, Ireland.

Solheim Cup update

There will be two tournaments scheduled with Solheim Cup points this week – the Marathon Classic on the LPGA and the Open de Espana on the Ladies European Tour. The teams will be finalized on Aug. 4 at the conclusion of the Ricoh Women’s British Open.

Last week, Angela Stanford earned 30 points with her runner-up finish at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic and stays in fourth place on the U.S. points list with 381. Stacy Lewis continues to lead the Americans with 834.5 points after earning 30 points with her tie for sixth finish last week.

The current standings(Through July 15):

United States
Solheim Cup points (top eight)
1 Stacy Lewis 834.5
2 Paula Creamer 496.5
3 Cristie Kerr 484.5
4 Angela Stanford 381
5 Brittany Lincicome 269
6 Jessica Korda 247.5
7 Lexi Thompson 232.5
8 Brittany Lang 226
T9 Lizette Salas 174
T9 Gerina Piller 174
11 Morgan Pressel 164.5
12 Jennifer Johnson 162.5
13 Michelle Wie 160.5

Rolex Rankings (top two, excluding Solheim’s top eight)
*2 Stacy Lewis 8.17 *43 Brittany Lang 2.37
*13 Cristie Kerr 5.25 50 Morgan Pressel 2.13
*14 Paula Creamer 4.93 54 Jennifer Johnson 2.03
*16 Angela Stanford 4.37 73 Nicole Castrale 1.58
20 Lizette Salas 3.86 75 Danielle Kang 1.57
*28 Lexi Thompson 3.11      
*31 Jessica Korda 3.04      
*35 Brittany Lincicome 2.83      
*- Currently in top eight of U.S. Solheim Cup points.

Solheim Cup points available
(Doubled at Ricoh Women’s British Open)
Place Points Place Points
1 60 11 16.5
2 30 12 15
3 28.5 13 13.5
4 27 14 12
5 25.5 15 10.5
6 24 16 9
7 22.5 17 7.5
8 21 18 6
9 19.5 19 4.5
10 18 20 3


European Team
Solheim points (top four)
1 Suzann Pettersen, Norway 163
2 Catriona Matthew, Scotland 136.75
3 Carlota Ciganda, Spain 132.53
4 Caroline Masson, Germany 111.50
5 Caroline Hedwall, Sweden 93.25
6 Giulia Sergas, Italy 91.38
7 Gwladys Nocera, France 87
8 Anna Nordqvist, Sweden 79.50

Rolex Rankings (top four excluding Solheim’s top four)
*3 Suzann Pettersen, Norway 7.88 52 Sandra Gal, Germany 2.05
*12 Catriona Matthew, Scotland 5.40 53 Giulia Sergas, Italy 2.05
23 Anna Nordqvist, Sweden 3.54 59 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 1.96
23 Azahara Munoz, Spain 3.47 *60 Caroline Masson, Germany 1.95
24 Karine Icher, France 3.48 90 Alison Walshe, Ireland 1.31
25 Azahara Munoz, Spain 3.34 103 Karin Sjodin, Sweden 1.18
26 Beatriz Recai, Spain 3.31      
*27 Carlota Ciganda, Spain 3.20      
29 Caroline Hedwall, Sweden 3.05      
*- Currently in top four of European Solheim Cup points.

Solheim Cup points available Espana ISPS Ricoh Women’s British
Place Points Points
1 40 80
2 24 60
3 18 40
4 16 36
5 14 32
6 12 30
7 10 28
8 8 26
9 6 24
10 4 22
11 NA 20
12 NA 18
13 NA 16
14 NA 14
15 NA 12
16 NA 10
17 NA 8
18 NA 6
19 NA 4
20 NA 2

 

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