(Reuters) – Americans Jessica and Nelly Korda became the first sister pairing to earn a point at the Solheim Cup but Team Europe emerged with a one-point lead after Friday’s foursomes at Gleneagles.
Roared on by raucous support from the stands, Catriona Matthew’s European team won the foursomes 2-1/2 to 1-1/2 on the PGA Centenary Course, and were indebted to Charley Hull and Spain’s Azahara Munoz for producing some remarkable clutch play.
Hull - Approach - Shot - Birdie - Hole
Hull delivered a near-perfect approach shot to seal a birdie at the 13th hole and that set up a decisive 2 and 1 victory over the U.S. pairing of Megan Khang and Annie Park.
Teeing off in the third match of the morning, the Korda sisters were five up on the front nine and put the Americans on the board with a convincing 6 and 4 victory over Caroline Masson and Jodi Ewart Shadoff.
US - Captain - Juli - Inkster - Merits
U.S. captain Juli Inkster was initially sceptical about the merits...
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