Fellow Solheim Cup Compatriot States the Exact Reason Why Stacy Lewis Is the Best Person for Spearheading the Patriotic Conquest at Andalusia

Published 09/05/2023, 11:20 PM EDT

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Coming into the 2023 LPGA Kroger Queen City Championship as the defending champion, the Mississippi native has two important things to work professionally toward this month. Firstly, she will try to deliver an impactful performance at the Kenwood Country Club to reclaim her crown. And she’ll harbor her hopes for a team victory in the high-anticipated Solheim Cup clash in Andalusia.

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The 30-year-old LPGA icon registered her name on the coveted roster thanks to her captain Stacy Lewis’ picks. Thus, it was not surprising for the golfer to be asked about Lewis’ approach and the impact she might leave on the team.

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On Tuesday, before the LPGA stars take on the greens at the Queen City Championship, Ally Ewing sat for a press meet. While some of the questions revolved around the golfer’s preparation for the event, most of the attention was garnered by the upcoming Solheim Cup.

Highlighting the importance of this prestigious team event, one of the reporters informed the American professional about how the US captain has stressed wanting to leave a lasting impact. This was followed by a question of how has her approach been for the same.

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Ewing began her statement by referring to Lewis’ outlook as being “great.” She further divulged how her current captain brings a fresh perspective to the team, crediting the experience of the 2-time major winner.

For Ewing, Lewis has a good understanding of her players, which helps her to take things off her player’s plate. This, according to the 3-time LPGA Tour winner, was probably because of the way the American captain has been implementing her “insights with KPMG.

Moreover, these preceding actions of the golf veteran will ultimately help sort the pairings for the Solheim Cup, Ewing believed. These praises bestowed by the LPGA golfer for her captain were followed by a worthy comparison.

Ally Ewing draws a comparison between Stacy Lewis and her previous captains

While talking about the whole experience with Lewis, Ewing stated her to be a person with the utmost energy. She expressed the captain’s excitement to hold the position along with continuing her experience from her recent presence on the greens.

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Comparing her present captain to her previous ones, she praised both Juli Inkster and Pat Hurst alongside Lewis for providing her with good environments to grow in. However, she was quick to mention how Stacy Lewis has that new perspective on matters, allowing the golfers to feel confident in themselves.

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Ewing concluded by declaring that the captain was doing an excellent job. She sang praises of her unique leadership skills along with bringing loads of positivity to the Solheim Cup team. Once again reiterating her previous statement, she applauded the golfer for holding a fresh insight into common matters.

What do you think of Ally Ewing’s view of Stacy Lewis’ captaincy? Do you agree with her assessment? Let us know in the comments below.

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Areeba Basharat

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Areeba Basharat is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. She drives inspiration from the women players at the LPGA who've taken the sport to a level that allows female golfers to flourish and thrive with grace. Areeba defines her love for the sport by quoting legend, Michelle Wie West : "The first time I grabbed a golf club, I knew that I would do it for the rest of my life."
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