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Catriona Matthew insists top Europe in Scotland into Solheim Cup glory would best winning the Women’s British Open.
Her just important was won by matthew in 2009, only weeks after giving birth to daughter Sophie.
“To be a winning captain here [in Gleneagles] would likely rank just over my British Open triumph,” stated that the 50-year-old Scot.
Stacy Lewis has pulled with a back injury from the US club, along with her place.
Matthew emerged in nine Solheim Cups as a player but the Americans and ruler Juli Inkster have won the last two games in 2015 and in 2017.
“I have always felt the Solheim Cup has been a highlight of my career when it comes around every couple of years,” stated the European skipper.
34, lewis, was called a pick by Inkster, however her spine flared up last week and she does not feel able to tee it up.
“I know this was a remarkably challenging choice for Stacy, but she also has the team’s best interests in mind,” said Inkster.
McDonald was in Scotland as the team alternative, and finished one place outside an automatic place.
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