07/23 10:58 CDT World supremacy at stake in International Crown
World supremacy at stake in International Crown
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) --- The inaugural International Crown is unique for what
Thirty-two elite players from eight countries will compete for four days at
Caves Valley Golf Club to determine which nation has the best female golfers in
It's not about individual play. None of the eight teams has a captain, and
unlike the Solheim Cup, this isn't just the United States versus Europe.
The U.S. is the top seed. South Korea, Japan, Sweden, Australia, Thailand,
Spain and Taiwan are also competing to raise the 20-pound trophy after the
final ball drops into the hole Sunday.
American Stacy Lewis, an 11-time tour winner, says of the LPGA-sanctioned
tournament: "It's got a little bit different feel. But it's cool. It's
something we needed for a long time."