Stephanie Meadow will headline the GB&I team for the 2014 Curtis Cup in St. Louis.
Stephanie Meadow and Bronte Law will spearhead Great Britain & Ireland’s Curtis Cup defense after the pair were named to face the United States at St. Louis Country Club on June 6-8. Both played on the victorious 2012 GB&I team at Nairn, Scotland.
The pair made the eight-woman team under a new selection system in which the top four GB&I players on the World Amateur Golf Ranking qualify automatically. Meadow is sixth on the WAGR table. Law stands 46th.
English players Georgia Hall and Annabel Dimmock also were selected from the WAGR list. Hall, the reigning Women’s British Amateur champion, is ranked 11th in the world; Dimmock is 28th.
Scotland’s Eilidh Briggs and England’s Gabriella Cowley earned places as the top two players on the Ladies Golf Union’s Order of Merit not otherwise exempt.
Charlotte Thomas of England and Gemma Dryburgh of Scotland received the two wild-card picks.
“I am thrilled and excited with this team and genuinely believe it has the perfect mix to retain the Curtis Cup,” GB&I captain Tegwen Matthews said. “Each and every member of this team has fought hard for their place and I know they all have ...
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