Pia Halbig Selected for 2009 Vagliano Trophy European squad

July 2, 2009


California Golden Bear Pia Halbig has been selected to be a member of Europe's nine-player Vagliano Trophy team that will compete against the Great Britain and Ireland squad July 24-25 in Hamburg, Germany.

Since 1959, the Vagliano Trophy has been a biennial match between teams from the Continent of Europe and Great Britain & Ireland. Halbig, a native of Manital, Germany, earned a spot on the European squad for the first time in her career. Halbig won the Slovenian International Ladies Championship earlier this summer.

Playing alongside Halbig will be fellow German player Hanau Wilhelmsbad, Lucie Andre and Marion Ricordeau from France, Caroline Hedwall and Nathalie Mansson from Sweden, Laura Gonzales Escallon of Belgium, Marieke Nivard from the Netherlands and Spain's Addriana Zwanck.

The tournament will be conducted at the Hamburger Golf Course in Hamburg.

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