Solheim Cup history, records, results from all 17 previous matches

Betsy King, Val Skinner and Brandie Burton celebrate as Kelly Robins sinks the putt on the 18th green that retains the Solheim Cup for the United States at St. Pierre Golf Club, Chepstow, Wales, Sunday Sept. 22 1996, during the final days play in the Solheim Cup. (AP Photo/Jimmy Trews)

Location: St. Pierre Golf & Country Club
Winner: United States, 17–11
U.S. Captain: Judy Rankin
Europe Captain: Mickey Walker

Best performer: European Annika Sorenstam, 4 points out of a possible 5.

In year four the event grew to 12 players and 28 points with five sessions, two on Friday, two on Saturday and Sunday singles.

The U.S. led after Friday, 5-3, but the Euros flipped the script and took a two-point lead of their own after a strong Saturday. Come Sunday the U.S. rolled through Singles again, earning 10 of 12 points to retain the Cup, 17-11.

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