Solheim Cup 2023 day 1 schedule, tee times, pairings, and preview

Solheim Cup day one tee times and schedule
The Solheim Cup at Finca Cortesin, Manilva, Spain on 21 September 2023: Pictured: Danielle Kang (Team USA) watches as Andrea Lee (Team USA) drives on the 14th tee during a practice round at the Solheim Cup 2023 (Photo by Alex Todd/Sportpix/SIPA USA) - Photo by Icon Sport

The Solheim Cup hosted by Finca Cortesin in Andalucia, Spain, will begin at 8:10 a.m. on Sept. 22. Team Europe will attempt to win the event for a third straight time.

The Europeans won at Inverness Club in Ohio (2021) and at Gleneagles in Scotland (2019).

On Thursday, team captains Suzann Pettersen and Stacy Lewis gave speeches during the Opening Ceremony and then released the pairings for the day one morning foursomes.

USA’s Lexi Thompson and Megan Khang will face off against Sweden’s Linn Grant and Maja Start in the first match of the 2023 Solheim Cup at 8:10 a.m. local time.

We’ll dive into the different pairings and full scheduling formats in this article.

Solheim Cup tee times and pairings

Day 1: Morning foursomes

  • 8:10 a.m. (2:10 a.m. ET): Lexi Thompson (USA), Megan Khang (USA) vs. Linn Grant (Europe), Maja Stark (Europe)
  • 8:22 a.m. (2:22 a.m. ET): Danielle Kang (USA), Andrea Lee (USA) vs. Celine Boutier (Europe), Georgia Hall (Europe)
  • 8:34 a.m. (2:34 a.m. ET): Nelly Korda (USA), Allisen Corpuz (USA) vs. Leona Maguire (Europe), Anna Nordqvist (Europe)
  • 8:46 a.m. (2:46 a.m. ET): Ally Ewing (USA), Cheyenne Knight (USA) vs. Charley Hull (Europe), Emily Pedersen (Europe)

Day 1: Afternoon fourballs

These tee times and pairings for afternoon fourballs will be posted when announced.

Solheim Cup format schedule

  • Day 1: Morning foursomes (4 matches) Afternoon four balls (4 matches)
  • Day 2: Morning foursomes (4 matches) Afternoon four balls (4 matches)
  • Day 3: Singles matches (12 total)

Solheim Cup team details

Solheim Cup history for each player can be viewed in the tables below.

Team USA

United States
Stacy Lewis38Non-playing captain
Morgan Pressel35Non-playing assistant captain
Natalie Gulbis40Non-playing assistant captain
Angela Stanford45Non-playing assistant captain
Lilia Vu25110Rookie
Nelly Korda2522285–2–168.75%
Allisen Corpuz25380Rookie
Megan Khang25413261–3–233.33%
Jennifer Kupcho26528142–1–162.50%
Danielle Kang306313125–7–041.67%
Andrea Lee257430Rookie
Lexi Thompson288265196–6–750.00%
Rose Zhang2017300Rookie
Ally Ewing30933282–5–131.25%
Cheyenne Knight2611460Rookie
Angel Yin241232263–2–158.33%

Team Europe

Suzann Pettersen21px Flag of Norway.svg Norway42Non-playing captain
Laura Davies23px Flag of England.svg England59Non-playing assistant captain
Caroline Martens21px Flag of Norway.svg Norway36Non-playing assistant captain
Anna Nordqvist23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden36Playing assistant captain
Céline Boutier23px Flag of France.svg France2913275–1–178.57%
Maja Stark23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden232400Rookie
Linn Grant23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden243190Rookie
Charley Hull23px Flag of England.svg England274951911–5–365.79%
Carlota Ciganda23px Flag of Spain.svg Spain335335197–8–447.37%
Georgia Hall23px Flag of England.svg England278163137–5–157.69%
Anna Nordqvist23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden36103772714–10–357.41%
Leona Maguire23px Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland281314154–0–190.00%
Caroline Hedwall23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden34171204158–6–156.67%
Madelene Sagström23px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden302842262–4–033.33%
Gemma Dryburgh23px Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland3042480Rookie
Emily Kristine Pedersen20px Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark2748114273–4–042.86%
Note: The two tables were used from Wikipedia.

Solheim Cup tv schedule

Thursday, Sept. 21: Opening ceremony 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Sky Sports Golf)

Day one: Friday, Sept. 22: 6.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. (Sky Sports Golf and Main Event)

Day two: Saturday, Sept. 23: 6.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. (Sky Sports Golf and Main Event)

Day three: Sunday, Sept. 24: 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. (Sky Sports Golf and Main Event)

Solheim Cup past winners and results

2021EuropeEurope 15, USA 13United States – Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio
2019EuropeEurope 14-1/2, USA 13-1/2Europe – Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course, Scotland
2017USAUSA 16-1/2, Europe 11-1/2United States – Des Moines Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa
2015USAUSA 14-1/2, Europe 13-1/2Europe – Golf Club St. Leon Rot, Germany
2013EuropeEurope 18, USA 10United States – Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colorado
2011EuropeEurope 15, USA 13Europe – Killeen Castle in Co. Meath, Ireland
2009USAUSA 16, Europe 12United States – Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois
2007USAUSA 16, Europe 12Europe – Halmstad Golf Club in Halmstad, Sweden
2005USAUSA 15-1/2, Europe 12-1/2United States – Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana
2003EuropeEurope 17-1/2, USA 10-1/2Europe – Barsebäck Golf and Country Club in Malmo, Sweden
2002USAUSA 15-1/2, Europe 12-1/2United States – Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota
2000EuropeEurope 14-1/2, USA 11-1/2Europe – Loch Lomond Golf Club in Scotland
1998USAUSA 16, Europe 12United States – Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio
1996USAUSA 9, Europe 7Europe – Marriott St. Pierre Hotel & Country Club in Chepstow, Wales
1994USAUSA 13, Europe 7United States – The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
1992EuropeEurope 11-1/2, USA 6-1/2Europe – Dalmahoy Hotel Golf and Country Club in Edinburgh, Scotland
1990USAUSA 11-1/2, Europe 4-1/2United States – Lake Nona Golf Club in Orlando, Florida

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