Europe wins the final of three singles games to beat the USA and wins the Solheim Cup

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Europe won the last three singles games to seal a sensational 14½-13½ Solheim Cup victory over the United States in Gleneagles.

Bronte Law, who won her game on the 17th moments earlier, sprinted the 18th fairway to participate in the celebration after wildcard choice Suzann Pettersen made an eight-foot pit on the latter to win the trophy to win.

"She got a little stick to make that choice, but it shows she was the right one," said European captain Catriona Matthew.

The Norwegian Pettersen was originally chosen as vice-captain after taking the time in November 2017 to have a baby. But after returning to play earlier this year, Matthew gave the 39-year-old a surprising 10th Solheim Cup appearance.

And she paid back the faith of her captain with a nerve-racking victory over the final green.

The American Marina Alex missed a 10-foot putt to halve the last and her competition to earn a 14th point with which the US would have retained the trophy.

While Pettersen made up what she thought would be a putt to win her match to put Europe at 13½ point, law sealed that point back on the 17th.

That suddenly meant that a Pettersen miss would see the US reach 14 points, but the Norwegian held her nerve to spark wild parties on the green.

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