Palmer Cup: USA Team Selected
12 Apr 2007
see also: Arnold Palmer Cup Matches, Evian Resort


NORMAN, Okla. (April 12, 2007) — Brian Harman and Chris Kirk of Georgia, Florida’s Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson of Coastal Carolina, Vanderbilt’s Luke List, Jamie Lovemark of Southern California, Oklahoma State’s Jonathan Moore and Webb Simpson of Wake Forest have been selected to represent the United States in the 2007 Palmer Cup presented by Monster. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition between American collegiate golfers and their counterparts from Europe will be played June 7-8, at Caves Valley Golf Club. The Americans - who will be coached by Mike McGraw of Oklahoma State - lead the series, 5-4-1.

“I’m really excited about the players we have competing in this year’s Palmer Cup,” said McGraw. ”We have a great group of kids who are very talented players. I like the team we’ve put together and we’re looking forward to the matches.”

Harman, Kirk and List competed in last summer’s Palmer Cup with Kirk posting the only victory among the trio. Team USA has posted a 4-1 record on its home soil, including a 14-10 triumph in 2005 at Whistling Straits.

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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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