TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The city of Toledo and the Inverness Club spent months preparing for last weekend’s Solheim Cup, and those involved in the planning said it was a resounding success.
The club held a golf outing on Tuesday for the sponsors as a final thank you for all the hard work they put into the Solheim Cup. Sponsor Luke Shipp got the chance to play the course in Inverness the same way the pros at Solheim did.
He said women made things a lot easier than they actually were.
âIt makes you realize how difficult it really is. Having 24 of the best players in the world in the LPGA is quite an impressive event, and it’s good to see how they play, âsaid Shipp.
Although the United States lost, the Solheim Cup seemed like a hole in one for Inverness Club and Glass City.
This year’s tournament drew 130,000 people to Inverness. a new record for the Solheim Cup.
“It wasn’t what we wanted at the end of the event, but Toledo really set the standard not only for the 2021 Solheim Cup but for everything going forward,” said the tournament director. Becky Newell.
But overall, Newell said she was happy with how everything turned out.
âIt has been an incredible week for women’s golf. I couldn’t be more proud of our team, our Solheim Cup staff team and all that we have been able to do on the golf course and on the ropes, âshe said. âIt was really spectacular.
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