First Round Pairings Set for Palmer Cup at Walton Heath Golf Club
WALTON-ON-THE-HILL, England – First round foursomes pairings for the 2014 Palmer Cup at Walton Heath Golf Club were announced at today’s opening ceremony by tournament chairman Jim Awtrey. The first match of the Ryder Cup-style competition between collegiate golfers will tee off at 7:30 am.
The first match of the competition pitts Paul Dunne of Ireland and Scotland’s Grant Forrest against Brandon Hagy and Ollie Schniederjans. The 7:44 pairing will consist of Belgium’s Thomas Detry and Jon Rahm of Spain versus Alabamans Trey Mullinax and Robby Shelton. The tee time matches Ricardo Gouveia of Portugal and Erik Oja of Sweden with Rico Hoey and Jack Maguire. The 8:12 group matches Spain’s Pep Angles and Louis Tomlinson of England against Wyndham Clark and Anthony Maccaglia. The game of the morning session will see Scotland’s Jack McDonald and James Ross battle Bryson Dechambeau and Stewart Jolly.
Afternoon four-ball matches are scheduled begin at 1:30 pm with pairings to be determined.
The United States leads the all-time Palmer Cup series 9-7-1.
Four-Ball Matches Pairings