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Inkster tabbed as U.S. Solheim Cup captain

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Juli Inkster was selected to lead the 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup on Tuesday. The LPGA made the announcement at the site of this week's Founders Cup tournament.Inkster is the most decorated United States player in Solheim Cup history. She played in nine Solheim Cups, second only to England's Laura Davies. Inkster played in 34 matches and won 15 matches, both numbers are third most in event history and most by an American."The first thing I asked her, was I need a favor," LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan said. "I normally ask at Solheim Cup meetings how the players will react, but I didn't ask this time because I knew (they'd love it)."Inkster, a 2000 World Golf Hall of Fame, inductee won seven singles matches, the most in Solheim Cup history and her 18 1/2 points earned are the most by an American."The Solheim Cup is all about camaraderie and teamsmenship, and hopefully we'll see a lot of that in Germany," Inkster stated. "When Mike called, I was ecstatic. T...

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