Solheim Cup at a Glance

Updated: August 18, 2013, 10:16 PM ET
Associated Press

PARKER, Colo. -- A brief look at Sunday from the Solheim Cup at Colorado Golf Club.

SCORE: Europe 18, United States 10.

EUROPEAN STARS: Caroline Hedwall became the first player in Solheim Cup history to go 5-0. She also made the putt that gave Europe its 14th point and secured the cup.

AMERICAN STARS: Brittany Lang led all Americans with three points, capped by her 2-and-1 win over Azahara Munoz.

BLOWOUT: The eight-point margin was the largest in the 23-year history of the event.

GOOD SPORTS: Tied as they walked to the 18th green in the last match of the day, Karine Icher and Cristie Kerr agreed to call it quits, giving each team its final half-point.

SHOT OF THE DAY: Hedwall's approach on No. 18 to 4 feet to set up her clinching victory against Michelle Wie.

PUTT OF THE DAY: Charley Hull's 45-foot birdie on No. 6 gave her a lead she wouldn't relinquish in a 5-and-4 win over Paula Creamer.

QUOTABLE: "They closed the door a heck of a lot better than we did." -American assistant captain Dottie Pepper.

NEXT TIME: Sept. 18-20, 2015, at St. Leon-Rot golf course in Germany.

Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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