Marta Figueras-Dotti named Europe vice-captain for 2017 Solheim Cup

Marta Figueras-Dotti (left) with
Figueras-Dotti (left) with compatriot Carlota Ciganda at the 2013 Solheim Cup

Spain's Marta Figueras-Dotti will be one of Annika Sorenstam's European vice-captains for the 2017 Solheim Cup in Iowa.

Figueras-Dotti, 58, who won the Women's British Open as an amateur in 1982, is a former Junior Solheim Cup captain.

She has been a Solheim Cup team helper three times, including 2013 when Europe secured their first victory in the US.

Scotland's Catriona Matthew, another former Women's British Open champion, will also be a vice-captain.

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