Junior Girls

First 10 players selected to Jr. Solheim team

Jaye Marie Green at No. 18 during the final round of The Sally at Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach, Fla.
Jaye Marie Green at No. 18 during the final round of The Sally at Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach, Fla. ( Tracy Wilcox )

Friday, July 29, 2011

The first 10 players have qualified for the 2011 U.S. Junior Solheim Cup team.

Karen Chung, Jaye Marie Green, Alison Lee, Kyung Kim and Gabriella Then are the first five American girls to qualify, based on the AJGA’s Polo Golf Rankings.

Ashlan Ramsey, Mariah Stackhouse, Esther Lee, Lindsey Weaver and Emma Talley are the next five in, based on their positions in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.

The final two spots on the team are at-large selections for U.S. captain Meg Mallon. Mallon, who served as an assistant captain in 2009, owns 18 LPGA titles and has played in eight Solheim Cups.

The 2011 Junior Solheim Cup will be played Sept. 20-21 at Knightsbrook Hotel & Spa Golf Resort in Trim, Ireland. The U.S. leads the biennial series against Europe, 3-2.