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  • Hedwall-led Europeans retain the Solheim Cup

  • PARKER, Colo. — The Europeans wanted to make history by winning the Solheim Cup on American soil for the first time.
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  • PARKER, Colo. — The Europeans wanted to make history by winning the Solheim Cup on American soil for the first time.
    They did even better than that Sunday.
    Caroline Hedwall became the first player in Solheim Cup history to win all five of her matches, the last one with a splendid shot to 4 feet for birdie on the 18th for a 1-up win over Michelle Wie that assured Europe of keeping the cup.
    More than an hour later, Cristie Kerr and Karine Icher played all the way to the 18th green until conceding each other birdies. That half-point made it 18-10 in favor of Europe, the biggest blowout since the Solheim Cup began in 1990.
    And the Europeans did it with six rookies on their team, who combined to go 12-5-2.
    Catriona Matthew, at 43 the oldest player on the team, rallied to halve her match against Gerina Piller that gave Europe 141/2; points and an outright win in America.
    Charley Hull, the youngest player in Solheim Cup history at 17, capped off her amazing week by demolishing Paula Creamer 5 and 4 in a match that set the tone for Europe. Carlota Ciganda handed Morgan Pressel her first lost in singles in four appearances to go 3-0 for the week.
    Europe still trails 8-5 in the competition, but this was the first time it has won back-to-back.
    Wyndham Championship
    Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championshipfor his first PGA Tour title, beating Jordan Spieth with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
    Reed recovered from a drive on the par-4 10th that nearly went out of bounds and placed his second shot 7 feet from the pin. Spieth reached the green in two strokes but his 10-foot birdie putt trickled less than an inch wide of the cup. Reed then sank his birdie putt to end it.
    Reed earned $954,000 money and 500 FedEx Cup points for winning the final tournament before the playoffs.
    Reed and Spieth finished regulation at 14-under 266. Reed closed with a 4-under 66, and Spieth had a 65.
    The 20-year-old Spieth, the John Deere winner in a playoff last month, was denied in his bid to become youngest two-time champion in the modern era of the PGA Tour.
    John Huh and Brian Harman were two strokes behind. Harman had a 66, and Huh shot 68.
    News Sentinel Open
    At Knoxville, Tenn., Ashland native Jason Allred shot a 1-under par 70 to finish tied for 39th place at the Fox Den Country Club.
    He finished with a 278 total and won $2,530.
    Peter Malnati won the News Sentinel Open for his first Web.com Tour title, birdying five of the last seven holes for a one-stroke victory. Malnati, a former University of Missouri player from Dandridge, Tenn., closed with a 5-under 65 for a 16-under 268 total. He earned $99,000 to jump from 80th to 16th on the money list with $155,917 in seven starts, assuring him of PGA Tour playing privileges in the 2013-14 season.
    Dick's Sporting Goods Open
    At Endicott, N.Y., Bart Bryant won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open to becoming the Champions Tour's 1,000th tournament winner.
    Bryant shot a tournament record-tying 10-under 62 in the second round and completed his first victory on the 50-and-over tour with 72. He finished at 16-under 200 to beat Russ Cochran and Corey Pavin by one shot.
    U.S. Amateur
    At Brookline, Mass., Matt Fitzpatrick has won the U.S. Amateur, beating Oliver Goss 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final to become the first English champion of the tournament since 1911.
    Eagle Classic
    At Richmond, Va., Christine Song wrapped up an LPGA Tour card for next season, winning the Eagle Classic for her second Symetra Tour victory of the year.
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