Solheim Cup 2019: Morgan Pressel and Bronte Law hit opening tee shots at Gleneagles

Team USA’s Morgan Pressel and European rookie Bronte Law got the 16th Solheim Cup underway for hosts Europe at Gleneagles amid fervent support.

Pressel, playing rookie Marina Alex, was tasked with the tee shot at the opening foursomes match against Law and Carlota Ciganda.
European rookie Law and then both Pressel, having requested for further encouragement from the grandstand, found the fairway with their opening tee shots under ideal conditions in the venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Before Spaniard Ciganda hit her approach to within 12 feet to provide the hosts a historical look at a birdie, among six rookies in the side of Juli Inkster, alex, abandoned her shot in front fringe.
Before Law’s birdie putt lipped out, pressel, playing in her sixth version of this biennial matchplay occasion, left her putt in three.
As Europe earned the early momentum in the opening match, but Alex then missed on the edge for par.
Their third straight success is being targeted by USA while Europe are planning for victory for the very first time since they defeated United States 18-10 – a record margin of success – .

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