Pairings Set for First Round Arnold Palmer Cup First Round
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ÉVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (July 5, 2018) - First round mixed four-ball pairings for the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup at Evian Resort Golf Club were announced at today’s opening ceremony. Longtime Arnold Palmer partner Rolex is continuing its 50 year relationship through its support of the matches, the first played under the expanded format. Tomorrow’s matches tee off at 8:30 am.

The first match of the competition features Norway’s Viktor Hovland and Northern Ireland’s Oliva Mehaffey against Team USA’s Jennifer Kupcho and Matthew Wolff.

Matches including new countries to the competition include Jovan Rebula of South Africa and Switzerland’s Albane Venzuela versus Chandler Phillips and Lilia Vu; Germany’s Hurly Long and Thailand’s Patty Tavatanakit against Andrea Lee and Collin Morikawa; England’s Harry Hall and New Zealand’s Wenyung Keh against the University of Alabama duo of Kristen Gillman and Davis Riley; Repblic of Korea’s Jiwon Jeon and Italy’s Lorenzo Scalise against Sahith Theegala and Alana Uriell; Thailand’s Jaravee Boonchant and Sweden’s Fredrik Nilehn versus Brad Dalke and Jamie Freedman; the Thailand pair of KK Limbhasut and Pimnipa Panthong against Zach Bauchou and Dylan Kim; Luis Gagne of Costa Rica and Spain’s Ainhoa Olarra against Shintaro Ban and Mariel Galdiano; Canada’s Maddie Szeryk and Andy Zhang of China versus Lauren Stephenson and Braden Thornberry; and Mexico’s Maria Fassi and Alvaro Ortiz against Sophia Schubert and Justin Suh.

The remaining matches include Italy’s Stefano Mazzoli and Netherlands Dewi Weber versus Stephen Franken and Emilia Migliaccio; and Ireland’s Ronan Mullarney and Chloe Ryan against SM Lee and Kaitlyn Papp.

The United States leads the all-time Arnold Palmer Cup series 11-9-1.

Mixed Four-Ball Matches Pairings

Match 1: 8:30 am

Viktor Hovland/Olivia Mehaffey, International vs Jennifer Kupcho/Matthew Wolff, United States

Match 2: 8:45 am

Jovan Rebula/Albane Valenzuela, International vs Chandler Phillips/Lilia Vu, United States

Match 3: 9:00 am

Hurly Long/Patty Tavatanakit, International vs Andrea Lee/Collin Morikawa, United States

Match 4: 9:15 am

Harry Hall/Wenyung Keh, International vs Kristen Gillman/Davis Riley, United States

Match 5: 9:30 am

Stefano Mazzoli/Dewi Weber, International vs Stephen Franken/Emilia Migliaccio, United States

Match 6: 9:45 am

Jiwon Jeon/Lorenzo Scalise, International vs Sahith Theegala/Alana Uriell, United States

Match 7: 10:00 am

Jaravee Boonchant/Fredrik Nilehn, International vs Brad Dalke/Jamie Freedman, United States

Match 8: 10:15 am

KK Limbhasut/Pimnipa Panthong, International vs Zach Bauchou/Dylan Kim, United States

Match 9: 10:30 am

Ronan Mullarney/Chloe Ryan, International vs SM Lee/Kaitlyn Papp, United States

Match 10: 10:45 am

Luis Gagne/Ainhoa Olarra, International vs Shintaro Ban/Mariel Galdiano, United States

Match 11: 11:00 am

Maddie Szeryk/Andy Zhang, International vs Lauren Stephenson/Braden Thornberry, United States

Match 12: 11:15 am

Maria Fassi/Alvaro Ortiz, International vs Sophia Schubert/Justin Suh, United States

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ABOUT THE Palmer Cup

The annual Ryder Cup-style competition features top men and women collegiate players from the United States against their International counterparts.

Each team will be comprised of 12 men's and 12 women's golfers. Day one will feature Mixed Four-Ball competition, day two will see Mixed Foursomes in the morning and Four-Ball in the afternoon, with 24 singles matches on the final day.

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