Tag Archives: Meg Mallon

Aug
4
2013
The 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup (Photo via LPGA's Twitter)

The 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup (Photo via LPGA’s Twitter)

Following Stacy Lewis’s victory at the Women’s British Open, the American and European Solheim Cup captains took to the stage and announced the teams, including their respective wildcard picks.

Morgan Pressel played her way onto the team with her T4 finish, bumping Jennifer Johnson from automatically qualifying for the final of the two spots on the team via world ranking. Johnson, who won the LPGA Mobile Bay Classic in May, was also passed over as one of Meg Mallon’s two captain’s picks.

Instead, Mallon went with Gerina Piller and Michelle Wie, who is 4-3-1 in two previous appearances. 

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Mar
13
2013
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Diaz has finally forgiven Dottie

 

U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon announced that she had appointed Laura Diaz, two-time LPGA winner and four-time Solheim participant, as one of her vice-captains for this summer’s 2013 biennial matches. Why is this significant?

Well, six years ago, Dottie Pepper, who was a commentator for Golf Channel’s coverage of the 2007 Solheim Cup, thought she was off-air and muttered, “Chokin’ freakin’ dogs,” referring to the U.S. team.

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Jul
4
2012

No hard feelings, right?

US Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon availed of her press conference at the US Women’s Open this afternoon to make the first controversial appointment of her tenure:

Golf Channel analyst and commentator Dottie Pepper will serve as one of two US vice-captains during the 2013 event, scheduled to take place at Colorado Golf Club (in, ehm, Colorado?) next year.

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