Law leads Europe at opening four at Solheim Cup

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The British law of Bronte and the Spanish Carlota Ciganda will lead Europe in the opening game Solheim Cup2019 Solheim Cup: Europe v United States Location: Gleneagles, Scotland Dates: September 13-15 Start: 08:10 BSTCoverage: Full live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app followed by an hour-long highlights program on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and online.

All four English women in the European Solheim Cup team play in the opening foursome in Gleneagles on Friday.

Bronte Law and the Spanish Carlota Ciganda play American duo Morgan Pressel and Marina Alex in the opening game at 8:10 AM.

Georgia Hall and French Celine Boutier face Lexi Thompson and Brittany Altomare, while the German Caroline Masson and Jodi Ewart Shadoff sisters Jessica and Nelly Korda play.

Charley Hull and the Spanish Azahara Munoz are confronted with Megan Khang and Annie Park.

American Pressel will take the first shot for the defending champion against a strong European combination of rookie Law and Ciganda.

The British law of Bronte plays a role in the opening match of the Solheim Cup 2019 (all times BST)

Law & champion at the bit & # 39;

European Captain Catriona Matthew said the 24-year law & champion was at the bit "to play and she wanted to take her and Boutier early.

" I just the feeling that the longer they have to stay and wait, the more nervous they become, "added Matthew, who also has the Dutch debutant Anne van Dam in her 12-person side.

" We wanted as many rookies as possible. bring out on the first morning. "

American Captain July Inkster said she was also wanting to play & # 39; the rookies & # 39; morning & # 39; after having five of the six in her team

Alex plays with the most experienced player of the American team in Pressel, who has played in five previous events, while Nelly Korda makes her debut alongside older sister Jessica after she asked Inkster to join them

"I wasn't that enthusiastic," Inkster said wants to become the first captain to win three consecutive Solheim Cups.

"But the more I thought about it, it would be stupid not to play them. They must have the right to play together. They form a strong team together."

Friday morning, & # 39; are followed in the afternoon by four four-ball games. The combinations for those competitions will be announced on Friday morning.

Another round of four and four balls on Saturday, with 12 singles games on Sunday.

The US needs 14 out of 28 total points to keep the Solheim Cup, while Europe needs 14.5 to win it back.

The US has won 10 of the 15 previous editions of the biennial event.

The Solheim Cup is part of the Change The Game campaign by BBC Sport. #ChangeTheGame from BBC Sport celebrates a summer full of live ladies sporting action and additional programming via TV, radio and online.

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