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Solheim Cup 2015: Europe's female golfers dress to impress

Published 1340 GMT (2140 HKT) August 5, 2015
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Europe's Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch (pictured) has helped design her team's uniforms for the 2015 tournament. Courtesy Abacus
Koch says having a comfortable uniform is important for the team's unity and confidence. courtesy abacus
Jackets, t-shirts, gilets, trousers, scarfs and jumpers are all part of the collection. courtesy abacus
"(The Solheim Cup) is the only event (in women's golf) where you play as a team and get to wear the same clothing," Koch says. cortesy abacus
While some players might opt for the eccentric pants as popularized by male golfers like Ian Poulter, Koch has opted for a more conservative, classic style. courtesy abacus
"You have to make sure that there are 12 people that are going to wear this and feel comfortable in it," Koch says. Courtesy Abacus
Koch took part in three Solheim Cups as a player and was part of a winning European team in 2000 and 2003. David Cannon/Getty Images
In 2013, Koch (left) was vice-captain to fellow Swede Liselotte Neumann (center) as Europe defeated the U.S. in Colorado. David Cannon/Getty Images
This year, the 44-year-old (right) will be pitting her wits against U.S. captain Juli Inkster (left) at the St. Leon course in Baden Wurttemberg, Germany, from September 18-20. David Cannon/Getty Images