USA, Lua Take 4-2 lead at Curtis Cup

June 8, 2012

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The United States swept the morning foursomes matches and won one of the afternoon fourball matches to take a 4-2 lead against Great Britain & Ireland in the 37th Curtis Cup at Niarn, Scotland on Friday.

In the morning foursomes (alternate shot) matches, UCLA junior Tiffany Lua and partner Amy Anderson won 2 and 1 against GB&I's Holly Clyburn and Bronte Law. In the other matches, Austin Ernst and Brooke Pancake of the USA defeated Kelly Tidy and Amy Boulden, 1-up, and Lindy Duncan and Lisa McCloskey d. Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow, 3 and 2.

In the afternoon four ball (better ball) competition, Lua did not participate and the USA one won of three matches. Anderson teamed with Emily Tubert and won 4 and 3 against Pamela Pretswell and Charley Hull. Pancake and Erica Popson lost 2 and 1 to Tidy and Clyburn and Duncan and McCloskey lost 3 and 2 to Law and Boulden.

To view a photo gallery of the Curtis Cup click here.


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Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24 - 7:50 AM PST
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
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