The USA produced a stunning display in the singles to beat Europe 14-13 and win the Solheim Cup in Germany.
Juli Inkster's team trailed 10-6 after the morning fourballs, but won eight and a half points from 12 singles to regain the title they last won in 2009.
However, the contest was marred by controversy over the issue over the non-concession of a short American putt in the fourballs.
"After this morning they were all fired up," Inkster said of the incident.
"The girls were awesome. Everybody did their job. I couldn't be more proud of them."
Annika Sorenstam, assistant to Europe captain Carin Koch, said: "The US came out very strong and