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The Solheim Cup first took place 33 years ago – but which team has the most wins?

Team Europe and Team USA have been battling it out in the biennial contest for over two decades after the first match at Lake Nona in Florida back in 1990.

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The Solheim Cup is a duel that has historically been dominated by the Americans, who won four of the first six editions.

But Europe have now made the Solheim Cup trophy a fiercely contested prize, having won four of the last six renewals themselves.

In total, there have been 17 matches between the two teams, with Team USA edging things with ten wins to seven.

In 2023 at Finca Cortesin, however, Europe, captained by Norwegian Suzann Pettersen, have the chance to make it a hat-trick of Solheim Cup victories for the first time.

The feat has been achieved twice by the United States, but Europe have the chance to create their own slice of history in Andalucia in September.

Pettersen is captaining Europe for the first time, taking over from Catriona Matthew, who led the team to memorable victories at Gleneagles in 2019 and Ohio in 2021.

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The USA, meanwhile, will be led by Stacy Lewis as they look to deny Europe a famous ‘threepeat’.

Here are the previous Solheim Cup results in full…

Solheim Cup results

2021: Europe 15, United States 13
2019: Europe 14.5, United States 13.5
2017: United States 16.5, Europe 11.5
2015: United States 14.5, Europe 13.5
2013: Europe 18, United States 10
2011: Europe 15, United States 13
2009: United States 16, Europe 12
2007: United States 16, Europe 12
2005: United States 15.5, Europe 12.5
2003: Europe 17.5, United States 10.5
2002: United States 15.5, Europe 12.5
2000: Europe 14.5, United States 11.5
1998: United States 16, Europe 12
1996: United States 17, Europe 11
1994: United States 13, Europe 7
1992: Europe 11.5, United States 6.5
1990: United States 11.5, Europe 4.5

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