Europe’s Emily Pedersen Will Compete Against Her Boyfriend on the Final Day of Solheim Cup 2021

Published 09/06/2021, 12:33 PM EDT


The 2021 Solheim Cup is currently underway at the Inverness Golf Club in Ohio. And going into the Monday singles, there is an extraordinary circumstance. Team Europe’s Emily Pedersen will play against Danielle Kang. However, it is interesting to note that Danielle Kang’s caddie is Pedersen’s long-time boyfriend, Olly Brett. 

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Olly Brett is a caddie for Kang, and hence, there was always a possibility that he would come up against his partner, Pedersen. And that’s what has happened, as they have incredibly been drawn against each other in the Monday singles. Moreover, Pedersen had shared a post on Instagram with Olly Brett with a caption, “As if we didn’t disagree enough already…” 

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Meanwhile, Pedersen and Charley Hull had a fruitful partnership this week. They have earned two points, including a 3&2 victory over Kang and Ernst in Sunday four-ball. However, Lexi Thompson and Brittny Altmare secured a win against this pair in the Sunday foursomes. 

Moreover, Team Europe hasn’t won a Solheim Cup on American soil since 2013. Liselotte Neumann’s European side won the Solheim Cup at Colorado Golf Club in Colorado in 2013. And since then, no European team has ever won the Solheim Cup held in the USA

Tee times for the Monday singles at 2021 Solheim Cup (ET)

But this time, going into the final Monday singles, Team Europe is leading the event with a score of 9-7. However, this still doesn’t guarantee them a victory, and hence it is bound to throw up a lot of excitement and drama on the final day. So, here are the pairings and tee times of all the players from Team Europe and Team USA. 

12:05 p.m. – Anna Nordqvist (EUR) vs. Lexi Thompson (USA)

12:15 p.m. – Madelene Sagstrom (EUR) vs. Ally Ewing (USA)

12:25 p.m.–Leona Maguire (EUR) vs. Jennifer Kupcho (USA)

12:35 p.m. – Georgia Hall (EUR) vs. Nelly Korda (USA)

12:45 p.m. – Celine Boutier (EUR) vs. Mina Harigae (USA)

12:55 p.m. – Nanna Koerstz Madsen (EUR) vs. Austin Ernst (USA)

1:05 p.m. – Matilda Castren (EUR) vs. Lizette Salas (USA)

1:15 p.m. – Carlota Ciganda (EUR) vs. Brittany Altomare (USA)

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1:25 p.m. – Sophia Popov (EUR) vs. Megan Khang (USA)

1:35 p.m. – Mel Reid (EUR) vs. Yealimi Noh (USA)

1:45 p.m.–Charley Hull (EUR) vs. Jessica Korda (USA)

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1:55 p.m. – Emily K. Pedersen (EUR) vs. Danielle Kang (USA)

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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