Anna Nordqvist and lexi Thompson can find another chance to do battle this month two decades on from producing among the most memorable contests in the history of the tournament.
Team USA arrive at Gleneagles as two-time defending winners after following their 2015 success with a 16.5-11.5 victory in Iowa in 2017, where Thompson and Nordqvist’s sisters game lit up the last round.
The top player taking on the entire world of europe lived up since the opening game of the afternoon to pre-match expectations, with the duo going on to share the spoils at a thrilling encounter.
As Nordqvist birdied her opening four holes together with American captain Juli Inkster coming out to the path to attempt to provide some support, race four forward thompson struggled on the greens.
The lead stayed four at the flip after Thompson’s two-putt birdie at the minute was cancelled out by a concession at the ninthfor her to kickstart her fightback by obeying some birdie at the 10th with a hole-out eagle in the next.
Thompson left a birdie at the 13th and matched Nordqvist’s two in the second, before picking out the next shot at the second to move and renovating a eagle.
Neither player was able to pick up a shot at the 17th to leave Thompson going in the last having a guide, only to flame approach to five feet and knock at the birdie to grab a share of the spoils.
Click on the video over to relive Thompson and Nordqvist’s epic contest!