With two events left before teams are finalized for the 2021 Solheim Cup, only two players – Nelly Korda and Danielle Kang – have mathematically locked up their positions on Team USA. Still, it would seem that Danielle Kang, Ally Ewing, Austin Ernst, Lexi Thompson and Jessica Korda are fairly secure on the points list.
The top seven players automatically qualify and right now, Megan Khang occupies that final spot. With 238.5 points, Khang holds a 33.5 point lead over Brittany Altomare.
Two players will qualify off the Rolex Rankings and another three will be selected by U.S. captain Pat Hurst, one more than usual. The 2021 Solheim Cup will be contested Sept. 4-6 at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. The cutoff for qualifying comes at the conclusion of the AIG Women’s British Open, where points are doubled. Points are awarded to those who finish in the top 20.
Here’s how things stand going into a two-week stretch in Scotland: