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PARKER, COLO. (AP) - The Europeans wanted to make history by winning the Solheim Cup on American soil for the first time.
They did even better than that Sunday.
Caroline Hedwall became the first player in Solheim Cup history to win all five of her matches, the last one with a splendid shot to 4 feet for birdie on the 18th for a 1-up win over Michelle Wie that assured Europe of keeping the cup.
More than an hour later, Cristie Kerr and Karine Icher played all the way to the 18th green until conceding each other birdies. That half-point made it 18-10 in favor of Europe, the biggest blowout since the Solheim Cup began in 1990.
And the Europeans did it with six rookies on their team, who combined to go 12-5-2.
Catriona Matthew, at 43 the oldest player on the team, rallied to halve her match against Gerina Piller that gave Europe 14 1/2 points and an outright win in America.
Charley Hull, the youngest player in Solheim Cup history at 17, capped off her amazing week by demolishing Paula Creamer 5 and 4 in a match that set the tone for Europe. Carlota Ciganda handed Morgan Pressel her first lost in singles in four appearances to go 3-0 for the week.
Europe still trails 8-5 in the competition, but this was the first time it has won back-to-back.
Matthew holed the winning the putt, but the Europeans really won Saturday afternoon when they swept the fourballs matches to build a 10 1/2-5 1/2 lead, matching the largest margin going into Sunday.
Reed recovered from a drive on the par-4 10th that nearly went out of bounds and placed his second shot 7 feet from the pin. Spieth reached the green in two strokes but his 10-foot birdie putt trickled less than an inch wide of the cup. Reed then sank his birdie putt to end it.
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