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Juli Inkster returns as U.S. captain for Solheim Cup

Juli Inkster, who led Team USA to a dramatic come-from-behind victory at the 2015 Solheim Cup, will serve again as captain for the 2017 edition of the biennial competition.

"So many people have asked, 'Would you do it again?' " Inkster said Friday. "I have had a lot of exciting and memorable highlights during my time on tour, but leading that team of 12 women was one of the biggest thrills of my entire golf career. So the answer was easy."

The 2017 matches will be held at Des Moines Golf & Country Club in Iowa.

Inkster is a member of both the LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fames and becomes just the fourth two-time captain for the U.S. squad. As a player, Inkster competed in nine Solheim Cups and owned a 15-12-7 overall record.

The U.S. leads the overall series against Team Europe 9-5.