Khang, Altomare Qualify for Solheim Cup - MASSGOLF

Two Bay Staters to Make Solheim Cup Debut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 26, 2019

NORTON, Massachusetts – For the first time in both of their respective Professional careers, Megan Khang and Brittany Altomare will be a part of the United States Solheim Cup team. Khang finished with 311 total qualifying points to end up in sixth place in the Solheim Cup rankings to automatically qualify. Altomare as well is an automatic qualifier with a total of 271 points for an eighth place finish.

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Khang finished her 2019 campaign on the LPGA with five top 10 finishes, eighth in driving accuracy and a top 20 sand save player on the Tour. For her career Khang has 17 top 10 finishes on the LPGA. Altomare finished her 2019 year with seven top 20 finishes on Tour, her best being a T2 at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give. There Altomare shot 66-65-69-68 for a four day total of 20-under-par. Altomare finished in the top 10 in putts per Green in Regulation on Tour this year as well, averaging 1.77 putts per GIR.

The Americans look to make it three straight Solheim Cup wins against the European side, as they tee it up at the PGA Centenary Course in Gleneagles, Scotland, starting September 12th, 2019. The Centenary Course will be the first European golf  course to host both the Ryder Cup (2014) and the Solheim Cup. Also joining Khang and Altomare on the American team are Lexi Thompson, Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang, Lizette Salas, Jessica Korda, Marina Alex, Angel Yin, Annie Park, Morgan Pressel and Stacy Lewis.

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