Solheim Cup, a great start for Europe Team

The 17th edition of the Solheim Cup in golf, the women’s Ryder, begins in the sign of Europe which, after the first day of competition, leads 5.5-2.5 against the United States. In Toledo (USA), Ohio, the Old Continent led by the Scottish Catriona Matthew was a great protagonist in the ‘foursome’ matches, winning 3.5 points out of the 4 available.

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Then, in those ‘fourballs’, the United States recovered thanks also to Nelly Korda (world number 1) who, paired with Ally Ewing, stemmed (1 up) the competition of Nanna Koerstz Madsen and Madalene Sagstrom. Despite a case from ‘Var’ that has caused discussion. And now, at Inverness Golf Club, the second day is scheduled with four more foursomes and four fourballs. Before the grand finale with the 12 singles who will decide the contest. In the USA, Europe defends the title won in comeback, in 2019, in Scotland.

A new career as a mental coach, alongside some of the best golfers in the world to drag them to success and support them in times of difficulty. This is what Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympics, seems to have undertaken (also in the name of friendship). A great golf enthusiast, many now define him as the “secret weapon” of green totems such as Jon Rahm, number one in the world ranking, and Jordan Spieth, the Texan who, after a long period of crisis, is back in 2021 to amaze.

“He’s a good guy, he’s been through a lot as a sportsman and he’s the greatest Olympian of all time with a lot of tricks up his sleeve. I’m not going to reveal what I asked him but I can say that he has helped me a lot in the last period. “. These are the revelations of the Spaniard Rahm. For the legendary swimmer, nicknamed ‘the Baltimore Shark’, important words also came from Spieth, today 12 / o in the world ranking. “The mental aspect is something I’ve worked on a lot with him lately. I’m really lucky to have him around. Besides, he’s a great lover of golf and having him now more and more in our world is an added value.” This is the opinion of Spieth who yesterday, alongside Phelps, played the Pro-Am of the BMW Championship, the second event of the Play-Offs of the Pga Tour starting today in Owing Mills (USA), Maryland.