Aug. 8, 2012
Inverness Hotel & Golf Club in Denver, Colo., one of Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play,” is set to host the biennial
PING Junior Solheim Cup in 2013, the American Junior Golf Association announced
Inverness Hotel & Golf Club is excited to host this special event,” said
David Steinmetz, Director of Golf. “Our membership
and staff look forward to a great week featuring these talented young female
players from the United States and Europe.”
by renowned golf course architect Preston Maxwell, the par-70, 7,056-yard championship
course will be a true test with its unforgiving slopes, rolling hills and deep
PING Junior Solheim Cup is a biennial, trans-Atlantic team match play
competition featuring the 12 best female junior golfers (ages 12-18) from
Europe and the United States. Matches
include four-ball, foursomes and singles. The 2013 event will host the seventh
PING Junior Solheim Cup, in which Team USA leads the all-time series,
past players from Team USA include Paula Creamer, Vicky Hurst, Brittany
Lincicome, Brittany Lang, Morgan Pressel, Jessica Korda and Lexi Thompson. Past
participants from Team Europe include Melissa Reid, Anna Nordqvist, Belen Mozo
and Azahara Munoz.
sixth matchup in 2011 marked the first time a team captured the Cup on foreign
soil, as Team USA retained the title with a 12-12 tie at Knightsbrook Hotel Spa
& Golf Resort in Trim, County Meath, Ireland.
PING Junior Solheim Cup is owned and hosted by PING and will be operated by the
American Junior Golf Association with assistance from the Ladies Professional
Golf Association and the Ladies European Tour.
by Karsten and Louise Solheim, the Karsten Manufacturing Corporation is a
long-time sponsor of the LPGA and AJGA.
As the makers of PING golf equipment, the Solheim family continues to
ensure the same superior workmanship today that they built into their original
clubs more than 46 years ago. Now under
the direction of John Solheim, Karsten and Louise’s youngest son, the company
continues in its efforts to manufacture the highest quality golf
equipment. The PING name is known world
over. Besides its presence in the United States, PING markets custom-fit and
custom-built equipment to more than 70 countries.