Solheim Cup Golf: Will this thrilling women’s event bring more people to the sport?

Sep 13, 2019, 04:15 PM
This week's episode is a special edition from the Solheim Cup in Scotland. Every two years, Europe’s top female players take on the United States, turning the usually singular sport of golf into a thrilling, cut-and-thrust team event, similar to the Ryder Cup. Clare McDonnell went to the Gleneagles course to hear from star European golfers Anna Nordqvist and Caroline Masson as well as the American world number three, Lexi Thompson. What do the players think about how such a high profile women’s event could help drive take-up of the game? She also speaks to fans who are going that extra mile for their team. The Fired Up Sport podcast is in association with Sport England and This Girl Can. Come with us and #ChangeTheConversation.