Toledo prepares for the Solheim Cup 2021 with a viewing party

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TOLEDO (WTVG) - Promenade Park is the home for the Solheim Cup 2021 Opening Ceremonies and before people pack the park next to the Maumee River, a group of folks have a good view of both the future and the present.

Twelve floors above the park, this group is inside The Heights watching the USA and Europe close this year's Solheim Cup in Scotland.

"You just feel the momentum building," Debbie Monagan said. "We're just so thrilled that it's coming."

It's more pizza and coffee on the menu Sunday than french toast and mimosas for this sunrise event.

"One of the things that we want to make sure is that every Toledoan knows that the Solheim Cup is coming<" Connect Toledo Downtown Development Corporation Vice President Cindy Kerr said. "This is really the biggest event that is going to hit Toledo - in my opinion - in decades."

You cannot miss the red, white, blue and of course brews for what's coming to Dorr Street and the Inverness Club..

"Red, white, and blue all the way so I mean you can't come down in purple, right?," Cindy Kerr said. "Or light blue.:

While Kerr has blue and white stars across her visor, Monagan wore one of the official Solheim Cup 2019 shirts to the watch party inside The Heights.

"I just happened to walk into a pro shop yesterday and it was there and I said, 'Woo hoo! I got it!," Monagan said.

There was disappointment when the crowd watched Europe win the event on the final two holes. But Toledo's Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz can now points to the Glass City being next for this event in its rotation.

"As the father of a daughter who is big into volleyball, it'll be fun having an international event in town that celebrates women and the amazing things women can do athletically," Kapszukiewicz said. "Everything about this is exciting and we're ready."