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(AP) A capsule look at the European players in the Solheim Cup, which starts Friday at Colorado Golf Club:


SUZANN PETTERSEN


Age: 32.


Country: Norway.


Solheim Cup appearances: 6.


Solheim Cup record: 12-8-5.


Wins: 17 (11 on LPGA Tour, 6 on Ladies European Tour).


Majors: LPGA Championship.


Notable: Has more LPGA Tour wins than the rest of the European team combined.


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CATRIONA MATTHEW


Age: 43.


Country: Scotland.


Solheim Cup appearances: 6.


Solheim Cup record: 12-7-6.


Wins: 9 (4 on LPGA Tour, 5 on Ladies European Tour).


Majors: Women's British Open.


Notable: Has contributed the most Solheim Cup points of any player on European team.


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CARLOTE CIGANDA


Age: 23.


Country: Spain.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: 3 (Ladies European Tour).


Majors: None.


Notable: Was rookie of the year and player of the year on the Ladies European Tour in 2012.


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CAROLINE MASSON


Age: 24.


Country: Germany.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: 1 (Ladies European Tour.


Majors: None.


Notable: Second straight year a German has been in Solheim Cup. Matches will be played in Germany in 2015.


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BEATRIZ RECARI


Age: 26.


Country: Spain.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: 4 (3 on LPGA Tour, 1 on Ladies European Tour.


Majors: None.


Notable: Won first professional event by holing out from 176 yards in a sudden-death playoff.


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ANNA NORDQVIST


Age: 26.


Country: Sweden.


Solheim Cup appearances: 2.


Solheim Cup record: 4-4-0.


Wins: 4 (2 on LPGA Tour, 2 on Ladies European Tour).


Majors: LPGA Championship.


Notable: Has lost to Morgan Pressel in singles in both Solheim Cup appearances.


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KARINE ICHER


Age: 34.


Country: France.


Solheim Cup appearances: 1.


Solheim Cup record: 1-2-0.


Wins: 6 (Ladies European Tour).


Majors: None.


Notable: Playing in the Solheim Cup for the first time since 2002.


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AZAHARA MUNOZ


Age: 25.


Country: Spain.


Solheim Cup appearances: 1.


Solheim Cup record: 2-1-1.


Wins: 2 (1 on LPGA Tour, 1 on Ladies European Tour).


Majors: None.


Notable: Won the decisive point for Europe two years ago in Ireland.


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CAROLINE HEDWALL


Age: 24.


Country: Sweden.


Solheim Cup appearances: 1.


Solheim Cup record: 2-1-1.


Wins: 5 (Ladies European Tour).


Majors: None.


Notable: Two-time winner of the European Amateur Championship.


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GIULIA SERGAS


Age: 33.


Country: Italy.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: None.


Majors: None.


Notable: Despite no wins, has three top 10s in the majors.


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JODI EWART SHADOFF


Age: 25.


Country: England.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: None.


Majors: None.


Notable: A two-time All-American at the University of New Mexico, won the English Amateur Championship in 2008 and 2009.


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CHARLEY HULL


Age: 17.


Country: England.


Solheim Cup appearances: Rookie.


Solheim Cup record: 0-0-0.


Wins: None.


Majors: None.


Notable: Youngest player in Solheim Cup history.


Associated Press
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