12 players selected for the 2021 Arnold Palmer Cup Matches
The initial committee selections for the 2021 Arnold Palmer Cup were announced on Golf Channel’s Golf Central today at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Three men and three women per side were named. Longtime Arnold Palmer partner Rolex is continuing its more than 50 year relationship through its support of the matches which will be hosted by Rich Harvest Farms on June 11-13, 2021.
The United States team is led by a group of returners from the 2020 Arnold Palmer Cup in Ricky Castillo (Florida), Pierceson Coody (Texas), Allisen Corpuz (Southern California), and Rachel Kuehn (Wake Forest). Castillo, Coody, Corpuz, and Kuehn combined for 5.5 points at the 2020 Arnold Palmer Cup at Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Joining the four returnees for the Americans will be Brooke Matthews (Arkansas) and Trent Phillips (Georgia).
On the International side, five golfers return from December’s victorious International team. England’s Alex Fitzpatrick (Wake Forest), China’s Yuxin Lin (Florida), Sweden’s Ingrid Lindblad (LSU), Spain’s David Puig (Arizona State), and France’s Pauline Roussin-Bouchard (South Carolina) all return for their second consecutive Arnold Palmer Cup. Beatrice Wallin (Sweden/Florida State) will join the five returnees for her first Arnold Palmer Cup.
For both the men and women, the remaining members of the team will be selected the week of May 3.
ABOUT THE Palmer Cup
The annual Ryder Cup-style competition features
top men and women collegiate players from the
against their International counterparts.
Each team will be comprised of 12 men's and 12
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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