One of Europe's leading stars Charley Hull has revealed she is battling a neck sprain ahead of this week's Solheim Cup but admits she will be fine ahead of the biennial contest starting against the USA.
Suzann Pettersen's European team clash with Stacy Lewis' US side at Finca Cortesin in Spain on Friday, with Team Europe looking to win for a third straight time.
Hull has been in some fantastic form of late on the LPGA Tour with runner-up finishes in both the US Women's Open and Women's British Open this summer.
But the 27-year-old has admitted she is in a race against time to reach 100% fitness ahead of the first session in 48 hours time.
Hull told Sky Sports' Jamie Weir:
In a similar chain of thought to next week's Ryder Cup at Marco Simone in Rome, which many consider will play the hilliest golf course in Ryder Cup history, this week's Solheim Cup contest at Finca Cortesin will be just as brutal for the players.
Sky Sports Golf commentator Laura Davies believes Hull will be just fine before Friday's morning session.
The bookmakers can't split the teams this week with Europe and United States both at evens, and the tie at 12/1.
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The same can be said with next week's Ryder Cup, albeit the United States are minor favourites at odds of 5/6 as opposed to Europe at 6/5, and the tie at 14/1.
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