Meg Mallon, captain of the United States team at the fast-approaching Solheim Cup matches, likens her job to being a very busy wedding planner.
Or maybe the mother of several brides-to-be.
''I compared it to planning a wedding for seven straight days, a different wedding every day,'' she said during Friday's second round of the Marathon Classic. ''It's that complicated, yes, for 12 players.''
The clock is ticking for those hoping to make the American side - and for its captain. Mallon and assistants Dottie Pepper and Laura Diaz will make two picks to fill out the 12-player roster that will take on the Europeans Aug. 16-18 at Colorado Golf Club.
Even with 10 players competing for assured spots on the team, there's a lot left to do.
Mallon is trying to watch and talk with as many American players as possible in the final two tournaments before the team is finalized after the Women's British Open's final round on Aug. 4 at the Old Course at St. Andrew's.
''My countdown is two tou...