Team USA took the lead with 2.5 points to Europe’s 1.5 after the morning four-ball matches at The Solheim Cup. Brittany Lincicome and Brittany Lang posted the first point on the board for the United States with a 5&4 victory over Laura Davies and Becky Brewerton.

Suzann Pettersen and Sophie Gustafson were defeated 1 up by Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr.

Helen Alfredsson and Tania Elosegui finished 1 up against Angela Stanford and Juli Inkster.

Catriona Matthew and Maria Hjorth halved their match against Morgan Pressel and Michelle Wie.

Friday Foursomes pairings (Europe first):


Match 5: 2:25 p.m Suzann Pettersen & Sophie Gustafson vs. Natalie Gulbis and Christina Kim

Match 6: 2:45 p.m. Becky Brewerton and Gwladys Nocera vs. Angela Stanford and Nicole Castrale

Match 7: 3:15 p.m. Maria Hjorth and Anna Nordqvist vs. Kristy McPherson and Brittany Lincicome

Match 8: 3:25 p.m. Catriona Matthew and Janice Moodie vs. Paula Creamer and Juli Inkster