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Everywhere she turned, U.S. captain Meg Mallon saw one great shot after another Saturday in the Solheim Cup. Almost all of them were by the other team. Mallon was standing behind the tee on the par-3 17th when Anna Nordqvist hit 7-iron into the mile-high air to a back pin, never leaving its target until it bounced into the cup for an ace and an abrupt end to a foursomes match. Nearly eight hours later, she was behind the 18th green and hopeful of getting a half-point out of the last match to at least salvage some momentum going into the last day. Karine Icher rolled in a 45-foot birdie putt from just off the green and yet another European point. That was the final blow for a European team that stunned the Americans with a shutout in the afternoon for a 10 1/2-5 1/2 lead, matching the largest margin in Solheim Cup history and leaving the Europeans on the verge of their first victory away from home. ''It's obviously my dream to be able to win this cup over here for the first time...
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