Newly topped US Senior Ladies’s Open champion Laura Davies will play in subsequent month’s inaugural European Golf Group Championships at Gleneagles.
Davies, who eased to a 10-shot victory at Chicago Golf Membership on Sunday, will associate Georgia Corridor on the matchplay occasion, which begins on eight August.
They kind one of many six British groups within the occasion, three apiece within the males’s and girls’s competitions.
The boys’s and girls’s groups will even mix for a foursomes group occasion.
“I’ve never played an event where there are medals on offer to the winners, so it would be great to get on the podium for the first time,” mentioned Davies, 54.
In all, 15 nations have entered the four-day occasion, which shall be broadcast on the BBC.
Sweden will ship three groups for each the lads’s and girls’s competitions, whereas France, Poland, Iceland, Italy, Portugal, Norway, Spain, Eire, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany and Finland will even participate.
Callum Shinkwin and Lee Slattery will group up for Nice Britain within the males’s group competitors, as will Richie Ramsay and Ryan Evans, and Rhys Enoch and Charlie Ford.
Within the girls’s group competitors, Davies and Corridor are joined by Catriona Matthew and Holly Clyburn, and Meghan Maclaren and Michele Thomson.
Equal prize cash shall be on provide in each the lads’s and girls’s group tournaments, earlier than they mix for a last foursomes occasion.
The event types a part of the 2018 European Championships, a multi-sport occasion being staged collectively in Glasgow and Berlin.
It’ll carry collectively the present European Championships of athletics, aquatics, biking, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon.