LPGA Tour 2019: Team Europe win Solheim Cup

12th August 2019

The 2019 Solheim Cup, held at Gleneagles in Scotland from September 13-15, delivered a dramatic and thrilling contest between Team Europe and Team USA. Europe clinched a memorable victory, reclaiming the Cup with a nail-biting 14.5 to 13.5 win. The tournament’s climax was one for the ages, hinging on the final putt of the final match.

Suzann Pettersen, in a comeback from maternity leave and having faced retirement considerations, was the hero for Europe. With her match against Marina Alex tied and the overall score balanced, Pettersen sank a decisive eight-foot birdie putt on the 18th green, securing Europe’s victory. This iconic moment capped a weekend of intense competition, characterized by stellar performances, including standout contributions from rookies like Bronte Law and veterans like Carlota Ciganda.

The event underscored the unpredictability and excitement of match play, as both teams demonstrated sportsmanship and resilience under pressure. Europe's triumph was a testament to their teamwork and determination, making the 2019 Solheim Cup an unforgettable chapter in the tournament’s history.

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