Azusa's Lizette Salas, Michelle Wie named to Solheim Cup team

After American Stacy Lewis won the British Women's Open on Sunday, U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon selected Michelle Wie and Gerina Piller as her captain's picks.

Wie and Piller will join Lewis, who led the Solheim Cup qualifying points standings for the U.S., USC graduate Lizette Salas of Azusa, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Jessica Korda, Lexi Thompson, Angela Stanford, Brittany Lincicome and Brittany Lang.

Representing Europe are: Suzann Pettersen of Norway; Anna Nordqvist of Sweden; Carlota Ciganda, Azahara Munoz and Beatriz Recari of Spain; Catriona Matthew of Scotland; Caroline Masson of Germany; Karine Icher of France.

The Solheim Cup, which is comparable to the Ryder Cup, will be Aug. 14-16 at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo.

Europe won competition two years ago in Ireland.


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