With the Americans going 4–0 within the Solheim Cup morning foursomes, the Europeans wanted to provide some magic within the afternoon to select up momentum. On the twelfth gap of Finca Cortesin, Emily Pedersen did precisely that—and extra.
The final lady within the group to tee on the 178-yard par-3, Pedersen nailed a protracted iron into the financial institution on the left facet of the placing floor. Her ball ricocheted off the slope with good pace, rolling proper previous the three different photographs that had already landed on the inexperienced.
Pedersen’s ball bought nearer and nearer to the cup, till it lastly dropped. The Danish professional leaped into the arms of her taking part in associate Maja Stark’s caddie, squealing with pleasure.
She had simply made the second gap in a single in Solheim Cup historical past.
The ace gave Stark and Pedersen the win on the opening to tie up their four-ball match in opposition to Allisen Corpuz and Jennifer Kupcho.
In the morning session, Pedersen performed alongside England’s Charley Hull. The pair misplaced to Ally Ewing and Cheyenne Knight 5 and 4.
At 27 years previous, Pedersen is taking part in in her third Solheim Cup.