The United States Golf Association announced today that Robin Burke, of Houston, Texas, has been selected as captain of the 2016 USA Curtis Cup Team. The 39th Match will be played from 10-12 June. 2016 at Dun Laoghaire Golf Club near Dublin, Ireland. The Curtis Cup Match is an eight-female team competition between the USA and Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I).
WREXHAM'S CHLOE WILLIAMS CALLED UP TO GB&I ASTOR TROPHY TEAM
Welsh internationalist Chloe Williams has been invited by the LGU to join the Great Britain & Ireland team which defends the Astor Trophy in Australia next January. Williams, who will gain her first full cap for GB&I, received the call after Ireland’s Leona Maguire withdrew from the team for educational reasons.
A seasoned match play campaigner, Chloe Williams has an impressive record. She has won 11 out of her 12 matches in the Home Internationals in the past two seasons, and was unbeaten in 6 matches at the European Team Championships.
COUGHLAN-RYAN TO CAPTAIN JUNIOR TEAM AGAINST CONTINENT OF EUROPE
The Ladies’ Golf Union (“LGU”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Coughlan-Ryan of Ireland as Captain of the GB&I Junior Vagliano team which will play a Continent of Europe side at Malone Golf Club, Belfast, in June 2015.
The 5 player GB & I team to defend the Astor Trophy title in Australia from 11-16th January has been named. A mixture of youth and experience has been selected to defend the Astor Trophy for Great Britain & Ireland in Australia.