2006 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 34th Curtis Cup went to Team USA by a comfortable margin. With the result here, the overall standing in the series was 26 wins for the USA, eight for GB&I.

Final Score: United States 11.5, Great Britain & Ireland 6.5

Dates Played: July 29-30, 2006

Location: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Pacific Dunes Course) in Bandon, Oregon

Team Captains: Ada O'Sullivan (GB&I) and Carol Semple Thompson (USA)

Team Rosters: GB&I — Claire Coughlan, Tara Delaney, Naomi Edwards, Martina Gillen, Breanne Loucks, Tricia Mangan, Kiran Matharu, Melissa Reid. USA — Amanda Blumenherst, Virginia Grimes, Jennie Lee, Taylor Leon, Paige Mackenzie, Amanda McCurdy, Jane Park, Jenny Suh.

Notes: The USA side swept the opening foursomes session, then earned four of the available six points in the Day 1 singles session to take a commanding 7-2 lead. ... The only session GB&I claimed was the Day 2 foursomes, but Breanne Loucks did distinguish herself with two singles wins and one of the foursomes victories. ... This was the last time the Curtis Cup used a two-day schedule. The event expanded to three days beginning in 2008.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Paige Mackenzie/Amanda Blumenherst, USA, def. Tricia Mangan/Kiran Matharu, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Virginia Grimes/Amanda McCurdy, USA, def. Martina Gillen/Naomi Edwards, GB&I, 2-up
  • Jane Park/Taylor Leon, USA, def. Claire Coughlin/Melissa Reid, GB&I, 1-up
Singles
  • Kiran Matharu, GB&I, def. Jenny Suh, USA, 2 and 1
  • Jennie Lee, USA, def. Martina Gillen, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Breanna Loucks, GB&I, def. Amanda Blumenherst, USA, 5 and 4
  • Paige Mackenzie, USA, def. Melissa Reid, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Jane Park, USA, def. Tara Delaney, GB&I, 3 and 2
  • Taylor Leon, USA, def. Claire Coughlan, GB&I, 5 and 4
Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Tricia Mangan/Tara Delaney, GB&I, halved with Jane Park/Taylor Leon, USA
  • Melissa Reid/Breanne Loucks, GB&I, def. Jennie Lee/Jenny Suh, USA, 7 and 5
  • Martina Gillen/Naomi Edwards, GB&I, def. Paige Mackenzie/Amanda Blumenherst, USA, 1-up
Singles
  • Martina Gillen, GB&I, def. Virginia Grimes, USA, 3 and 2
  • Breanne Loucks, GB&I, def. Amanda McCurdy, USA, 3 and 2
  • Paige Mackenzie, USA, def. Tricia Morgan, GB&I, 1-up
  • Taylor Leon, USA, def. Naomi Edwards, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Jennie Lee, USA, def. Melissa Reid, GB&I, 3 and 2
  • Jane Park, USA, def. Tara Delaney, GB&I, 3 and 2

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