‘I wept like I hadn’t in many years’ – Pettersen’s emotional letter to son

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Solheim Cup hero Suzann Pettersen has revealed the impact of holing the winning putt at Gleneagles was “overwhelming” and that she wept uncontrollably in the hours that followed Europe’s victory over the United States.

Moments after clinching the vital point that allowed Catriona Matthew’s team to regain the trophy, Pettersen announced her retirement from professional golf.

The 38-year-old Norwegian details the events that led to the emotional climax of her career in a lengthy open letter to her 14-month-old son Herman. It has been published on LPGA.com