June 7, 2014
ST. LOUIS – The United States team took a commanding lead during the second day of the 2014 Curtis Cup Match Saturday at the St. Louis (Mo.) Country Club.
At the completion of day two, the Americans hold a 9-2 edge, with one match that will have to finish Sunday morning. Stephanie Meadow and Georgia Hall are 1 down to Mariah Stackhouse and Ally McDonald on the 16th hole. Team USA needs just 1.5 points on Sunday to capture the Curtis Cup.
Alabama’s Emma Talley teamed up with Stanford’s Mariah Stackhouse once again and registered a 2 and 1 victory in Four Ball over Great Britain and Ireland’s Gabriella Cowley and Gemma Dryburgh. The Tide’s Meadow and GB&I’s Hall lost 4 and 2 to Kyung Kim and Allison Lee. Annabel Dimmock and Bronte Law scored GB&I’s only point in the morning Four Ball, defeating Erynne Lee and Annie Park 1 up.
Talley sat out the afternoon Foursomes as the American’s swept three matches from GB&I. Lee and Ashlan Ramsey won 2 and 1 while Kim and Lee notched another point with a 3 and 2 win.
Sunday’s action will feature eight singles matches win USA needing only 1.5 points to win its 28th Curtis Cup.
The United States owns a 27-7-3 edge over Great Britain and Ireland in the 37 pervious Curtis Cup Matches. The Americans has won seven straight (1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010) matches before Meadow led the GB&I team to victory at Nairn in 2012.
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