Vicky Hurst Selected to Solheim Cup
Vicky Hurst, of Melbourne, was selected to the US Solheim Cup by captain Rosie Jones. Vicky and Ryan O'Toole were the two captain's picks that joined the 10 players who automatically qualified based on a points system.
The Solheim Cup is a biennial, team match play competition featuring the best US born players from the LPGA Tour and the best European members from the Ladies European Tour. This year, the Solheim Cup is being played at Killeen Castle in Ireland on September 23-25.
Vicky turned professional as a 17 year old in 2008 and then dominated the Futures Tour before joining the LPGA in 2009. In less than three full seasons, Vicky has earned just under one million dollars on the LPGA and is currently ranked 68th on the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings.
Vicky played the Florida Junior Tour in 2004 and 2005. She won four Florida Junior Tour events and two FWSGA Girls' Junior Championships. She also was named the 2004-2005 Florida Junior Tour Points Champion. Click here to view Vicky's Florida Junior Tour profile.