MADRID, 24 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) –
Spanish golfer Carlota Ciganda was “very, very happy” after winning the Solheim Cup with Europe this Sunday at Finca Cortesín (Málaga), the first time that the tournament was held in Spain and with her final victory retaining the European title.
“It has been an incredible week for me being in Spain. Very, very special to play here in front of my fans, family and many friends. It is very special to hear my name on every hole, I have no words to thank everything,” he said at the conference. of press.
Ciganda did not want to monopolize the spotlight even though he had four victories in these three days against the United States, with his individual match this Sunday sealing the 14-14 victory that allowed Europe to achieve its third Solheim in a row. “I want to congratulate the entire team, it’s not just me, it’s the team. There are a lot of people behind this, it’s a team-wide effort and I’m very proud,” she said.
“Europe is always a team. We are united, we fight and, after Friday morning, we went out to play knowing that we could do it. I am very happy,” she added, remembering the European comeback after starting 0-4 on Friday morning.
The Navarrese, in her sixth Solheim Cup, won her fourth title and admitted not remembering the madness she experienced in her victory over Nelly Korda. “I don’t remember what happened. I was really close and I hit a good shot. I made the putt and I don’t know what I did after that. I just went crazy and hugged everyone like crazy,” she said.
“That’s match play, you lose one hole and you go on to the next. It helped me a lot to see Suzann on the 16th. She came up to me and told me to go out there and do it, in front of my country, my people, that to finish it. I had a big blow and then in the 17th it was incredible. To finish like this, I have no words. I think it is a week that I will remember forever. I am very, very happy,” she concluded.