WATCH: Lexi Thompson drives green on par-4 No. 1 during Solheim Cup

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April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson hits from the third course tee box during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson hits from the third course tee box during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Solheim Cup is off to a roaring start. With the stadium grandstands surrounding the first tee, the players are under intense pressure to hit a quality shot. Lexi Thompson got things started off right for Team USA with a huge opening tee ball. Thompson drove the green on the par-4 No. 1 with a 285 yard 3-wood. Her partner Cristie Kerr would sink the eagle putt to take a 1-up lead in Match One.

Thompson was in the news earlier this season when she was assigned a penalty retroactively by the LPGA at the ANA Inspiration.