The Solheim Cup is one of the most important women’s golf events worldwide, bringing together the best golfers from around the globe and considered one of the best events in the golf and has been held every two years since 1990. It is a team competition organised by the European Ladies Professional Golf Association (LET) and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) of the United States.
The competition brings together the best female players from both continents, who compete in a format similar to the Ryder Cup and takes place over three days in which twenty-eight matches take place: eight foursomes, eight fourballs and twelve singles (The last day).
This 2023, for the first time in history, Spain will host this prestigious sporting event. Finca Cortesin is the course that will have the honour of hosting this competition from the 18th to the 24th of September. The training days will be from the 19th to the 21st, and the event will be from the 22nd to the 24th.
The importance of women’s professional golf and its growth has been increasingly evident in recent years thanks, in part, to events such as the Solheim Cup. It’s an opportunity for women’s golf to showcase their talent and skills on a high level stage, while promoting the popularity of the sport among women.
The hosting of this tournament in Spain will have a huge impact on tourism and the golf industry in Andalucía, as it will attract thousands of tourists and fans of this great sport from all over the world. The regional government has shown its enthusiasm for the event, and has worked to involve the society and golf courses across the country
Cabopino Golf will also play a leading role in this important event. The Solheim Cup trophy is a glass cup manufactured by the prestigious Irish firm Waterford, and will be on display at our club from 20th to 26th February. Its design is unique and is renewed for each competition. The cup is a masterpiece of craftsmanship, combining the beauty and tradition of crystal with the excitement and competition of golf.
We look forward to your visit to Cabopino Golf Marbella to enjoy this unique opportunity for the first time in Spain.