Golf Digest WomanAugust 22, 2009

Euros Start Strong on Saturday

SUGAR GROVE, Ill.-- Whatever pep talk Alison Nicholas gave her team last night seems to have worked. A chip-in for birdie on the first hole from Helen Alfredsson in this morning's lead-off match set the tone for what quickly has turned into a blue-tinted leaderboard.Â

Will U.S. captain Daniel's gamble -- leaving anchors Inkster, Creamer and Pressel on the sidelines for this session -- work out? The Americans are currently down in two matches and all square in the other two. For live scores, click here.

--Stina Sternberg