Suzann Pettersen forced out of first Solheim Cup morning by illness


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Suzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of abating. Four years after being central to chaos over a concession in Germany and two on from having to withdraw from the meeting of Europe and the US at the 11th hour, the Norwegian undertook media duties at Gleneagles almost bereft of her voice. Pettersen did not reveal what precisely her ailment is, nor what she has been prescribed for it, but all the available evidence was not good.

The Norwegian, a controversial pick for this contest having taken a break from competitive golf to have a child, insists she will be fine to compete here but she has been spared Friday morning’s foursomes session.

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Written by Ewan Murray at Gleneagles
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