Monday, June 15, 2015

United States regain Palmer Cup 18-12 

SUGAR GROVE, Illinois – The United States defeated Europe, 18-12 over three days to reclaim the Palmer Cup a Rich Harvest Farms. The Americans now lead the all-time series 10-8-1
The United States clinched overall victory by taking the final set of 10 singles by a 5.5 to 4.5 margin.
Team USA went into the final session of play needing only two points to win the biennial international students' match.
Hunter Stewart’s 4 and 3 victory against Thomas Detry put the Americans one match away from reclaiming the cup. Stewart won the first hole with birdie but Detry claimed the next hole and took the lead thru No. 4. Stewart squared the match with birdie at the sixth and took the lead for good birdie at No. 8.
Clement Sordet kept Europe’s hopes alive briefly after downing Anders Albertson, 2 and 1. Sordet won the first hole and led throughout.
The United States clinched the Palmer Cup with near simultaneous victories by Beau Hossler and Ollie Schniederjans.
Hossler defeated Pep Angles 2 and 1, while Schneiderjans beat Max Rottluff 5 and 3. Neither player gained more than a 1-up advantage in the Hossler-Angles match until Hossler won three straight holes beginning at No. 14. Schniederjans won his the first hole and never trailed.
Stewart and Robby Shelton of Team USA became the 15th and 16th players to post a 4-0 record at a Palmer Cup and the first since Andrew Yun of the United States in 2012. It was the first time that multiple players went undefeated and untied since Europe accomplished the same feat in 2006.
Shelton beat Stirling University student and Swedish international player Mathias Eggenberger 4 and 3.
Matthias Schwab of Rohrmoos, Austria, and Hunter Stewart of Lexington, Kentucky were named recipients of the Michael Carter Award which is presented to the Palmer Cup participant that best represents the qualities and ideals sportsmanship, integrity and upholding of the game.

Final result:
United States 18, Europe 12

Final Round Singles Results 
USA 5.5, Europe 4.5
Clement Sordet, Europe bt Anders Albertson, United States, 2 and 1
Hunter Stewart, United States bt Thomas Detry, Europe, 4 and 3
Beau Hossler, United States bt Pep Angles, Europe, 2 and 1
Adrian Meronk, Europe bt Maverick McNealy, United States, 3 and
Ollie Schniederjans, United States bt Max Rottluff, Europe, 5 and 3
Mathias Schwab, Europe bt Carr Vernon, United States, 1 hole.
Gary Hurley, Europe bt Jack Maguire, United States, 1 hole
Rowin Caron, Europe bt Kyle Jones, United States, 2 and 1
Robby Shelton, United States bt Mathias Eggenberger, Europe, 4 and 3
Lee McCoy, United States halved with Jon Rahm, Europe



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