Pictures from 2009 Solheim Cup

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Sunday Singles at Solheim Cup The United States won its third-straight Solheim Cup with a score of 16-12.
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"It's not about pride. It's not about money. It's about country. It's about our teammates," said Morgan Pressel
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Angela Stanford got things started for the U.S. by scoring their first point of the day in her 5&4 win over Becky Brewerton.
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Michelle Wie continued her strong Solheim play by winning her match against Helen Alfredsson.
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Wie followed her teammates with an American flag after finishing her match.
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"I did I what I needed to do, and I'm just glad I got a point for the U.S.," Wie said.
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"I would love to be a captain someday," said Juli Inkster, who came back to halve her match against Gwladys Nocera.
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Playing in the first match of the day, Paula Creamer got a big point from Suzann Pettersen.
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Suzann Pettersen won the first hole, but struggled to hold on to the match after that.
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It looked as if Christina Kim's match would be the deciding point, but Pressel clinched her match first, beating Anna Nordqvist, 3&2.
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Kim won her match 2UP.
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"This was just a lot of fun. There's nothing to describe it," Wie said.
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Saturday Afternoon Foursomes Matches at the 2009 Solheim Cup Paula Creamer (left) and Juli Inkster got crushed 4&3 in the opening match as Europe stormed back to tie the Solheim Cup 8-8 heading into Sunday's singles matches.
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Natalie Gulbis and Christina Kim never led in their match, and eventually lost 5&4 to Becky Brewerton and Gwladys Nocera.
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It wasn't all doom and gloom in the afternoon matches for the U.S. Morgan Pressel and Kristy McPherson defeated Helen Alfredsson and Suzann Pettersen, 2 up.
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Michelle Wie secured a crucial point for the U.S. in the final match of the day.
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Saturday Morning Four-ball Matches at the 2009 Solheim Cup Michelle Wie (left) and Christina Kim rolled to victory, 5&4 over Helen Alfredsson and Tania Elosegui.
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Kim is never short on body language.
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Christina Kim secured a win for Europe with a clutch putt on 18.
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Diana Luna and Catriona Matthew scored a half point for Europe by winning the final two holes against Angela Stanford and Brittany Lang.
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Europe tied the U.S. 6-6 when Kristy McPherson (pictured) and Brittany Lincicome lost to Gwladys Nocera and Maria Hjorth, 1 up.
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Friday Afternoon Foursomes Matches at the 2009 Solheim Cup Paula Creamer made a 20-foot putt to give the U.S. team a 4 1/2 - 3 1/2 lead at the Solheim Cup.
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Christina Kim, left, and Natalie Gulbis also scored a point for the U.S. with a 4&2 win over Suzann Pettersen and Sophia Gustafson.
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Kim served as a cheerleader throughout the day.
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Maria Hjorth, Anna Nordqvist beat Kristy McPherson and Brittany Lincicome, 3&2.
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Gwladys Nocera, despite being in the tall grass, helped teammate Becky Brewerton beat Angela Stanford and Nicole Castrale, 3&1.
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Friday Morning Four-ball Matches at the 2009 Solheim Cup Paula Creamer (left) and Cristie Kerr won their match 1 up against Suzann Pettersen and Sophie Gustafson.
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The U.S. took control when Creamer made a long birdie putt on the 16th.
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Creamer and Kerr celebrated with a bump.
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Michelle Wie, who played with Morgan Pressel, had a strong showing in her first match at the Solheim Cup.
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But Wie and Pressel gave up the lead and halved their match with Catriona Matthew (pictured) and Maria Hjorth.
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Brittany Lincicome (right) and Brittany Lang dominated Becky Brewerton and Laura Davis, 5&4.
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Suzann Pettersen failed to secure a point in both her matches on Friday.
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Team USA captain Beth Daniel (back) and assitant captain Meg Mallon (front) are drawing on years of experience playing in the Solheim Cup to help them coach this year's team to victory.
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American fans were out in full force supporting their team on the first tee at the Solheim Cup.