Team Europe include England's Melissa Reid and Charley Hull.

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The two teams for the 2015 Solheim Cup have been confirmed, with Scotland’s Catriona Matthew receiving a wildcard pick.

Team Europe captain Carin Koch selected Matthew, 46, as well as Caroline Masson of Germany, Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall and Karine Icher of France.

Koch’s automatic qualifiers for the tournament at St Leon-Rot GC on September 18th in Germany include England’s Melissa Reid and Charley Hull.

WATCH: Carin Koch Q&A

 

The American team, captained by Juli Inkster, have included Paula Creamer and Brittany Lang as wildcards.

Michelle Wie, Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson are among the players who qualified through ranking positions.

The Solheim Cup is a biennial tournament similar to the Ryder Cup, with matches consisting of fourballs, foursomes and singles.

Founded in 1990, the United States have won the tournament eight times, but have been beaten in the last two editions.

In 2013, Europe won in the United States for the first time with a remarkable 18-10 victory at Colorado Golf Club.

Dame Laura Davies has the all-time appearance record of 12 and also has won the most points (25).

Juli Inkster is the oldest player to have competed, having played at the age of 51 in the 2011 tournament at Killeen Castle Golf Resort in Ireland.

Charley Hull has the honour of being the youngest ever competitor, having appeared two years ago at the age of 17 years and 149 days.

The two teams in full are:

Europe: Melissa Reid, Caroline Hedwall, Suzann Pettersen, Catriona Matthew, Charley Hull, Gwladys Nocera, Karine Icher, Carlota Ciganda, Caroline Masson, Anna Nordqvist, Sandra Gal and Azahara Munoz.

USA: Brittany Lincicome, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lang, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Lizette Salas, Angela Stanford, Michelle Wie, Gerina Piller, Morgan Pressel, Alison Lee and Lexi Thompson.

 

  • Yeti owner

    Looks like a very well balanced team, and on a par with the States so I reckon it will be a darn close run thing.