1992 Solheim Cup

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1992 Solheim Cup
Dates 2–4 October 1992
Venue Dalmahoy Country Club
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Europe 11½ United States
Europe wins the Solheim Cup

The second Solheim Cup golf match took place from 2 October to 4 October 1992 at Dalmahoy Country Club, Edinburgh, Scotland. The European team beat the United States team 11½ points to 6½, to win the trophy for the first time.


The US team captain, Kathy Whitworth had to return to the US before the start of the competition following the death of her mother the day the team arrived. LPGA President Alice Miller took over as captain.[1]


A total of 18 points were available. Day 1 was four rounds of foursomes. Day 2 was four rounds of fourballs. The final 10 points were decided in a round of singles matchplay, all ten golfers from each team playing on the final day.

Day one foursomes

Friday, 2 October 1992

Europe Results United States
Davies/Nicholas Europe 1 up King/Daniel
Alfredsson/Neumann Europe 2 & 1 Bradley/Mochrie
Descampe/Johnson United States 1 up Ammaccapane/Mallon
Reid/Wright halved Sheehan/Inkster

Day two fourball

Saturday, 3 October 1992

Europe Results United States
Davies/Nicholas Europe 1 up Sheehan/Inkster
Descampe/Johnson halved Burton/Richard
Reid/Wright United States 1 up King/Mallon
Alfredsson/Neumann halved Bradley/Mochrie
2 Session 2

Day three singles

Sunday, 4 October 1992

Europe Results United States
Laura Davies Europe 4 & 2 Brandie Burton
Helen Alfredsson Europe 4 & 3 Danielle Ammaccapane
Trish Johnson Europe 2 & 1 Patty Sheehan
Alison Nicholas United States 3 & 2 Juli Inkster
Florence Descampe United States 2 & 1 Beth Daniel
Pam Wright Europe 4 & 3 Pat Bradley
Catrin Nilsmark Europe 3 & 2 Meg Mallon
Kitrina Douglas United States 7 & 6 Deb Richard
Liselotte Neumann Europe 2 & 1 Betsy King
Dale Reid Europe 3 & 2 Dottie Mochrie
7 Session 3
11½ Overall

Notes and references

  1. Mickey, Lisa D. "Hail to the Chief". Golf for Women Magazine. Archived from the original on 16 January 2004. Retrieved 20 April 2007.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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