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    Lexi Thompson uncertain for Solheim Cup as top US women's golfer limited in practice due to virus

    Aug 16, 2017
    Lexi Thompson is the highest-rated player in the biennial tournament between the top American and European female golfers. AP

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Star U.S. golfer Lexi Thompson has a virus, and captain Juli Inkster is worried about her status for this weekend's Solheim Cup.

    Inkster says Thompson has had a sore throat the past three days and been limited in practice. Thompson had to skip a news conference Wednesday.

    Thompson is second in the Rolex Rankings. She's the highest-rated player in the biennial tournament between the top American and European female golfers.

    The Solheim Cup begins Friday at Des Moines Golf and Country Club.

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    Lexi Thompson is the highest-rated player in the biennial tournament between the top American and European female golfers. AP
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