Lexi Thompson and Anna Nordqvist can find another chance to do combat this month in the Solheim Cup, two years on from producing among their most competitions in the tournament’s history.
Team USA arrive in Gleneagles as two-time defending champions following their 2015 success using a 16.5-11.5 victory in Iowa at 2017, at which Thompson and Nordqvist’s singles game lit up the last round.
Europe participant taking on the entire world lived up to pre-match expectations with the duo heading on to discuss the spoils, because the opening game of the day.
Thompson struggled on the greens as Nordqvist birdied her opening four holes race four ahead, with American captain Juli Inkster coming out to try and provide some support.
The lead remained four in the flip after a concession at the ninth canceled Thompson’s two-putt birdie in the fifth , only for her to kickstart her fightback by obeying a birdie at the 10th with a eagle at the next.
Thompson abandoned a birdie in the next, before renovating a shot in the 15th and picking up the next shot in the second to move.
Neither player managed to pick up a shot at the 17th to depart Thompson going for Nordqvist, just in the last using a one-hole lead to fire approach to five feet and knock at the birdie.
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