Lexi Thompson and Anna Nordqvist can get another opportunity to do battle this month at the Solheim Cup, two years from producing among their most memorable contests in the tournament’s history.
Team USA arrive in Gleneagles as two-time defending champions following their 2015 success with a 16.5-11.5 victory in Iowa at 2017, where Thompson and Nordqvist’s sisters game lit up the final round.
The leading player taking on the entire world No two of europe lived up because the opening game of the day to pre-match expectations, together with the duo going on to discuss the spoils in a thrilling encounter.
Thompson struggled on the greens as Nordqvist birdied her opening four holes to race four forward, together with American captain Juli Inkster coming out to try and provide some support.
The lead remained four in the flip following a concession in the ninth canceled Thompson’s two-putt birdie at the minute, by obeying some birdie at the 10th with a hole-out eagle at the second, only for her to kickstart her fightback.
Thompson left a tap-in birdie at the par-three second, before picking up another shot at the following to move and nailing a 20-foot shot in the 15th.
Neither player was able to pick up a shot at the 17th to leave Thompson heading for Nordqvist, just in the last having a guide to flame approach to five feet and knock in the birdie to grab a share of the spoils.
Click on the video above to Nordqvist’s epic contest and relive Thompson!