Two years after the Charley Hull fiasco, the Ladies Golf Union has made a major change in their Curtis Cup selection process, and it will benefit the players, as it should be says our Alistair Tait.
Two years ago, the eight-woman U.S. Curtis Cup team was locked in well before the end of January. But here we are in a Curtis Cup year, blazing through February with only a vague idea of what players might make that team.
This year’s GB&I Curtis Cup team will be comprised of four players off the World Amateur Golf Rankings, two from the LGU Order of Merit with the remaining two selected by the traditional method of a selection panel.
The U.S. Golf Association released its list of invitees for the first Curtis Cup practice session, which will take place Jan. 31, 2013 to Feb. 2, 2014 at Champions Golf Club in Houston.
Ellen Port, 51, a five-time U.S. Golf Association champion who played in the 1994 and ’96 Curtis Cups, will coach the Americans in 2014 against Great Britain & Ireland’s top female amateurs, a source close to the selection process said.
The 2014 Curtis Cup will head to the state of Missouri, with the famed St. Louis Country Club hosting a USGA championship for the first time since 1972.
Despite the deciding loss in the Curtis Cup, Amy Anderson says she remained calm on Sunday in Scotland.
GB&I stormed back to win the 37th Curtis Cup on Sunday, moving all four Cups - Ryder, Walker, Solheim and now Curtis - to the other side of the Atlantic for the first time in history.
In what had begun to look like a rout by the United States, Great Britain and Ireland now trail by just a point going into Sunday at the Curtis Cup.
It's not time for celebration in the U.S. Curtis Cup team room, but it's getting closer. Amy Boulden and the GB&I squad now trail the Americans, 6-3.
The United States is up 4-2 after Day 1 of the Curtis Cup. And since the U.S. doesn't historically lose leads, it might already be over for Great Britain & Ireland, writes Alistair Tait.
U.S. Curtis Cup captain Pat Cornett broke her right ankle in a golf cart accident Friday, forcing the team to request the help of former captain Carol Semple Thompson.
Lisa McCloskey (pictured) and Lindy Duncan combined to form a fierce duo that GB&I's Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire couldn't overtake. The U.S. leads the Curtis Cup after one session.
The 37th Curtis Cup begins with morning foursomes matches at Nairn Golf Club. Pairings and tee times.
U.S. coach Pat Cornett has maintained an unassuming presence around Nairn Golf Club, but her players could learn from her success.
Meet the players who will be playing in the 37th Curtis Cup at Nairn Golf Club in Scotland.
United States standout Erica Popson, recovered from a thumb injury, brings the proper ball flight and team attitude (she's even tweeting!) to the Curtis Cup.
At 16, Charley Hull will take advice from anyone she can. When she got a handful of words from Ian Poulter, she couldn't get enough as she prepares for the Curtis Cup.
Sally Watson is the lone veteran of the GB&I team and might actually play a third Curtis Cup before her amateur career is over. She’s the perfect one to ask if it’s time for Europe to join the party.
The United States retained the Curtis Cup on Sunday at Essex County Club. As Jim McCabe writes, it wasn’t even close.
Team USA took a five-point lead during Day 2 of the Curtis Cup, winning all six matches at Essex County Club in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.
Team USA won the Curtis Cup for the seventh consecutive time. Asher Wildman reports.
Team USA teed off one point behind Great Britain & Ireland, but by the end of the day it was a completely different story.
Day one is complete and for the first time since 1996, Team USA is not in the lead.
Asher Wildman and Beth Ann Baldry preview the 2010 Curtis Cup from Essex County Club in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.