1992

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Caroline Hall, 18, made a par on the 18th hole of the final singles match to defeat Vicki Goetze of the U.S., 1 up, and regain the Curtis Cup for Great Britain & Ireland. The 10- 8 victory at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, in Hoylake, England was the third in the last four matches for GB&I, which had won but twice in the first 52 years of the competition. The loss in 1992 narrowed the U.S. lead in the series to 20- 5-2.

With only the last singles match still on the course, Great Britain and Ireland led by a single point, 9- 8. The match between Hall and Goetze was all square as the players headed to the 18th hole, and there Hall reached the green with her approach after Goetze's second shot found the front right bunker. Goetze blasted out to about 15 feet, and Hall proceeded to lag her birdie putt to within two feet. Goetze narrowly missed her par putt and then conceded the hole to Hall.

GB&I never trailed in the match. By winning three of the final four singles matches on the first day, it held a 6- 3 lead. The U.S. managed to halve two foursomes matches on the morning of the second day, and win the third, to narrow the deficit to 7- 5, but GBI regained command early in the afternoon singles with wins by Joanne Morley, who defeated Amy Fruhwirth, 2 and 1, and Catriona Lambert, who beat Tracy Hanson, 6 and 5. The U.S. remained alive as Sarah L. Ingram, Leslie Shannon and Martha Lang won the next three singles matches, all by the same score of 2 and 1, but then Hall edged Goetze to end the U.S. comeback.

Hall was unbeaten in four matches, winning twice in singles and halving two foursomes matches. For the United States, Lang went 2- 0 in singles and halved one foursomes match. By teaming with Hanson to win a foursomes match on the second day, Carol Semple Thompson of the U.S. captured her 12th career Curtis Cup victory, the most of any player in the history of the event.