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Michelle Wie West to serve as assistant captain in Solheim Cup

5-time LPGA champion will assist captain Pat Hurst in 2021 matches at Ohio’s Inverness Club, LPGA announces

Named: By U.S. Solheim Cup captain Pat Hurst as one of her assistants, Michelle Wie West, the LPGA announced Thursday in a news release. She will join Angela Stanford as the assistant captains for the 2021 matches at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Wie West has not competed for more than a year, after she struggled with an injury to her right hand and wrist at the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA and missed the cut. In the interim, she married Jonnie West, the director of basketball operations for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors and the son of the legendary NBA star Jerry West. The couple gave birth to their first child, a daughter, on June 19. Wie, 30, a five-time winner on the LPGA, intends to compete again on the women’s tour. She has competed on five U.S. Solheim Cup teams and compiled an 8-9-1 record.

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