NORMAN, Okla. – The updated Palmer Cup
Ranking for April 2 was released today. This is
next-to-last ranking before both the United
States and European Palmer Cup teams are
announced on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on
April 17. The top six golfers in the final
ranking from both the United States and
Europe shall be among the 10 individuals
to compete in the Palmer Cup at Walton Heath
Golf Club June 26-28.
Using Golfstat’s NCAA Player Ranking as a
base, the Palmer Cup Ranking awards bonus
points for wins and high finishes and a
negative bonus for poor finishes. The ranking
contains a strength of schedule component.
For the United States, the remaining four
players will be selected using three committee
picks and one coaches pick. The selections by
the committee may take into account a
number of factors including the current college
season, results in amateur events since the
last Palmer Cup, match play record and
performance in previous international team
One of the US committee picks must be a non-
Division I golfer.
The final four spots on Team Europe shall
consist of the champion of The R&A
Scholars Tournament, two committee picks
and one coaches pick. European Palmer Cup
Selection Committee and coaches picks will
use the same criteria as their US counterparts
and may select college golfers competing both
in the United States and Europe.
Top 10 Players in the April 2 Rankings Are:
1. Cameron Wilson, Stanford
2. Robby Shelton, Alabama
3. Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech
4. Joey Garber, Georgia
5. Wyndham Clark, Oklahoma State
6. Brandy Hagy, Cal
7. Bryson Dechambeau, SMU
8. Stewart Jolly, LSU
9. Bobby Wyatt, Alabama
10. Jonathan Garrick, UCLA
1. Greg Eason, Central Florida
2. Joel Stalter, Cal
3. Jon Rahm, Arizona State
4. Julien Brun, TCU
5. Sebastian Cappelan, Arkansas
6. Erik Oja, Arizona
7. Ricardo Gouveia, Central Florida
8. Toni Hakula, Texas
9. James Ross, Houston
10. Victor Perez, New Mexico
For the full ranking, follow the link below.
ABOUT THE Palmer Cup
The annual Ryder Cup-style competition features
top collegiate players from the United States
against their counterparts from Europe.
Each team will now be comprised of 10 players.
The event will continue to feature 24 matches
with every player required to compete twice.
Players must participate in either the four-ball or
foursomes matches and in one of the two rounds
of singles matches.
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