Palmer Cup: 1st Round Matches underway
07 Jun 2013
see also: Arnold Palmer Cup Matches, Evian Resort

UPDATE: First-round play has been suspended due to wet weather. No match made it through more than the 2nd hole. In addition to postponing the matches to Saturday morning, the event format will also be amended with a round of singles following tomorrow’s play.
WILMINGTON, Del. – First round four-ball pairings for the 2013 Palmer Cup at Wilmington Country Club were announced at Thursday's opening ceremony. The first match of the Ryder Cup-style competition between collegiate golfers will tee off at 7:30 a.m. (Click the link at the bottom of this page for live scoring)

The opening match will feature Sean Dale and Bobby Wyatt from the United States against Europe’s Sebastian Cappelen and Pontus Widegren. Game two will pit America’s Patrick Rodgers and Justin Thomas versus Greg Eason and Ben Taylor. Alex Carpenter and Cory Whitsett will battle Julien Brun and Joel Stalter of Europe. Daniel Berger and James Erkenbeck will face Scott Fernandez and Pedro Figueiredo in the fourth match. The final match will be contested between Team USA’s Michael Kim and Michael Weaver and Europe’s Gary Hurley and Kevin Phelan.

Afternoon foursomes matches are scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm with pairings to be determined.

The United States leads the all-time Palmer Cup series 8-7-1.

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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