Wyndham Clark, Fredrik Nilehn top Arnold Palmer Cup Rankings
Wyndham Clark <br>(Golfweek Photo)
Wyndham Clark
(Golfweek Photo)

(February 9, 2017) -- Ahead of June's Arnold Palmer Cup the first of three rankings have been released. Currently leading the way for Team USA are Oregon senior Wyndham Clark and Texas Tech junior Fredrik Nilehn of Sweden for Team Europe.

The next round of rankings will be released on February 23rd prior to the final rankings being announced on March 9th. The final rankings will be released one week before the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational when the teams are set to be announced.

Each roster will include the top-six players in the rankings as of March 16 with the last four spots of the US team being filled by three committee picks and a coaches pick. Team Europe will fill out their roster with two committee picks, a coaches pick while the final spot is awarded to the winner of April's R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament.


1 Wyndham Clark (SR, Oregon) 0.9990
2 Sam Burns (SO, LSU) 0.9981
3 Maverick McNealy (SR, Stanford) 0.9981
4 Jimmy Stranger (SR, Virginia) 0.9981
5 Sean Crocker (JR, USC) 0.9961
6 Norman Xiong (FR, Oregon) 0.9961
7 Braden Thornberry (SO, Ole Miss) 0.9957
8 Greyson Sigg (JR, Georgia) 0.9942
9 Dylan Meyer (JR, Illinois) 0.9925
10 Will Zalatoris (JR, Wake Forest) 0.9922
11 Wyatt Larkin (JR, Kennesaw State) 0.9922
12 Chandler Phillips (SO, Texas A&M) 0.9903
13 Patrick Martin (SO, Vanderbilt) 0.9903
14 Spencer Ralston (FR, Georgia) 0.9988
15 Doug Ghim (JR, Texas) 0.9869
16 Cameron Young (SO, Wake Forest) 0.9864
17 Dylan Wu (JR, Northwestern) 0.9859
18 Will Long (SR, Auburn) 0.9821
19 Rico Hoey (SR, USC) 0.9816
20 Blaine Hale (SO, Oklahoma) 0.9816
21 Patrick Fishburn (JR, BYU) 0.9812
22 Scott Stevens (SO, South Carolina) 0.9801
23 Collin Morikawa (SO, California) 0.9796
24 Gordon Neale (SO, Florida) 0.9782
25 Nick Hardy (JR, Illinois) 0.9772


1 Fredrik Nilehn-Sweden (JR, Texas Tech) 0.9950
2 Hannes Ronneblad-Sweden (SR, Texas Tech) 0.9762
3 Viktor Hovland-Norway (FR, Oklahoma State) 0.9689
4 Frederik Dreier-Denmark (SR, UTEP) 0.9661
5 Mans Berglund-Sweden (SR, Lamar) 0.9632
6 Federico Zucchetti-Italy (SR, Texas Tech) 0.9611
7 Euan Walker-Scotland (SR, Missouri) 0.9587
8 Edoardo Lipparelli-Italy (SO, Illinois) 0.9538
9 David Wicks-England (JR, Jacksonville) 0.9476
10 Linus Lilliedahl-Sweden (SR, Missouri) 0.9476
11 Ilari Saulo-Finland (FR, Middle Tennessee) 0.9467
12 Jeremy Paul-Germany (SR, Colorado) 0.9408
13 Kristoffer Ventura-Norway (JR, Oklahoma State) 0.9378
14 Yannik Paul-Germany (JR, Colorado) 0.9356
15 Sam Horsfield-England (SO, Florida) 0.9310
16 Jeremy Gandon-France (SO, Kansas State) 0.9262
17 Harry Ellis-England (JR, Florida State) 0.9261
18 Simon Zach-Czech Republic (SO, Louisville) 0.9163
19 Gisli Sveinbergsson (Iceland) SO Kent State 0.9139
20 Alejandro Del Ray Gonzalez-Spain (FR, Arizona State) 0.9095
21 Pierre Mazier-France (SO, TCU) 0.9050
22 Erik Lindwall-Sweden (SO, Eastern Kentucky) 0.9023
23 Paul McBride-Ireland (JR, Wake Forest) 0.8994
24 Pablo Rodriguez-Tabernero Torres-Spain (SO, Kennesaw State) 0.8961
25 Daniel Sutton-England (JR, Kansas) 0.8960

-Golfweek contributed to this story

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