Saturday, July 07, 2018


International side cut USA lead to 1pt in mixed foursomes

Évian-les-Bains, France – The United States holds a 12.5-11.5 lead following the Saturday morning mixed foursomes matches on Day 2 of the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup at Evian Resort Golf Club. 
The International side entered the round trailing by four points but claimed 7.5 of the morning’s 12 points.
South Africa’s Jovan Rebula and Switzerland’s Albane Valenzuela claimed the day’s first point with a 4 and 2 victory. The two sides halved the next two matches. Team USA then claim three of the next four matches to push its lead to 12-7.
The Irish duo of Ronan Mullarney and Chloe Ryan spearheaded the International comeback with birdies on Nos. 17 and 18 to win by one hole.
England’s Harry Hall and Wenyung Keh of New Zealand posted a 3 and 1 result along with a pair of International 2-hole wins to cut the lead to one point.
The United States pairing of S M Lee and Kaitlyn Papp rallied from 3-down through 11 to halve their match against Jaravee Boonchant of Thailand and Sweden’s Fredrik Nilehn to preserve the Americans' overall lead lead.
Afternoon four-ball matches tee off at 1:30 pm local time on tees No. 1 and 10.
USA 12.5, Internationals 11.5
Mixed Foursomes Results
Jovan Rebula/Albane Valenzuela (Internationals) bt Jennifer Kupcho/Matthew Wolff (USA) 4 and 2
Lauren Stephenson/Braden Thornberry (USA) halved with Jiwon Jeon/Lorenzo Scalise (Internationals)
Chandler Phillips/Lilia Vu (USA) halved with Hurly Long/Patty Tavatanakit (Internationals).
Stefano Mazzoli/Dewi Weber (Internationals) bt Andrea Lee/Collin Morikawa (USA) 1 hole.
Shintaro Ban/Mariel Galdiano (USA) bt Viktor Hovland/Olivia Mehaffey (Internationals) 1 hole.
Ronan Mullarney/Chloe Ryan (Internationals) bt Jamie Freedman/Sahith Theegala (USA) 1 hole.
Dylan Kim/Justin Suh (USA) bt Maddie Szeryk/Andy Zhang (Internationals) 5 and 3.
KK Limbhasut/Pimnipa Panthong (Internationals) bt Brad Dalke/Alana Uriell (USA) 2 holes.
Luis Gagne/Ainhoa Olarra (Internationals) bt Kristen Gillman/Davis Riley (USA) 2 holes.
Harry Hall/Wenyung Keh (Internationals) bt Zach Bauchou/Sophia Schubert (USA) 3 and 1.
Stephen Franken/Emilia Migliaccio (USA) bt Maria Fassi/Alvaro Ortiz (Internationals) 5 ad 4.
Jaravee Boonchant/Fredrik Nilhen (Internationals) halved with M Lee/Kaitlyn Papp (USA)/.
Afternoon Four-Ball Pairings
results later.

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