PARKER, Colo. – Former University of Arkansas women’s golfer Stacy Lewis
helped lead a charge for Team USA in Solheim Cup action Saturday from Parker, Colo.
Down big after the first round, Team USA closed the gap, 5.5-6.5, before the afternoon rounds on Saturday.
Lewis dropped her first round match in four-ball play on Friday, teaming with Lizette Salas for the victory. The duo trailed for much of the match.
She paired with Paula Creamer in the Saturday morning match and wpm 1-up over Azahara Munoz and Karine Icher. Lewis and Creamer went one up on the third hole and held the lead through the 13th hole. Munoz and Icher squared the match on the 14th hole but Team USA got the lead back on the 15th and held it on the 16th hole. Munoz and Icher squared the match for the second time on the 17th hole but Lewis and Creamer won the 18th to take the match.
Lewis had the afternoon off and Team USA was close in all four matches in the early part of play.
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