Suzann Pettersen’s Solheim Cup apology to USA

Suzann Pettersen has apologised to the United States following her failure to concede a putt on the 17th hole of her fourballs match against Alison Lee and Brittany Lincicome during the Solheim Cup in St Leon-Rot. Lee picked up her ball assuming an 18-inch putt had been conceded, but Petterson denied she had agreed to such a move.

Europe went on to win the match two up on the 18th to go 10-6 ahead going into the singles matches, but an incident which left players on both teams, including Pettersen’s fourball partner Charley Hull, in tears worked as a shameful act of sportsmanship. USA went on to win the Solheim Cup 14 ½ – 13 ½ after dominating the singles on day three but the controversy regarding Pettersen’s action continues to dominate the fall-out.

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Source Credits: Nick Howson in IBT

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