Iowa awarded 2017 Solheim Cup

Updated: September 23, 2013, 5:52 PM ET
Associated Press

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The LPGA's biggest tournament is coming to Iowa as the 2017 Solheim Cup will be played at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, it was announced Monday.

The biennial contest between teams of European and American golfers was held in Colorado last month with Europe winning 18-10.

The Solheim Cup, which features 12 golfers on each team in a match-play format, will be in Germany in 2015 before going to Iowa.

LPGA commissioner Michael Whan said that Iowa's ...

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