Tag Archives: Killeen Castle

Sep
25
2011

The Charge of the Fight Brigade

Congrats to the European squad for their impressive victory over the Americans at the Solheim Cup.

It was looking like the Americans were going to pull off an unlikely victory about a half-hour earlier. Europe and U.S. were tied at 12 1/2 points apiece.

Michelle Wie rolled in a clutch 15-footer on 17, putting some pressure on Suzann Pettersen, who had thrown a dart to roughly four feet (Wie had also made a clutch putt on 15 to go 1-up, but Pettersen responded with a birdie on 16.); rookie extraordinaire Ryann O’Toole was 2-up with two to play over Caroline Hedwall; Angela Stanford had just squared up her match against Azahara Munoz.

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Sep
24
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Solheim Cup

Pressel: YES!

If you knew what was good for you, you would have been watching Solheim Cup matches held at Killeen Castle, where the USA staged an impassioned comeback to win Saturday’s afternoon fourball session 3-1 to tie Europe 8-8 going into Sunday’s singles.

Some highlights and must-read articles from scribes reporting in Ireland:

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Sep
21
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Solheim Cup

Wie's 3 1/2 points were a major contribution to the U.S. win at the '09 Solheim Cup

Two years ago, Michelle Wie not only helped the U.S. retain the Solheim Cup, the biennial match between the U.S. and Europe that starts Friday at Ireland’s Killeen Castle, she also won over many naysayers with her team spirit, which helped bring her out of her shell. This week Wie is representing her country again, but she still feels like a rookie.

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