Men's Golfer Jeff Quinney Playing In Palmer Cup

June 26, 2001

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The Palmer Cup presented by CSFBdirect, namedafter legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, began today at Baltusrol Golf Club with an opening ceremony followed by a Collegiate-Am tournament on the historic Lower Course. Arizona State wil be represented by 2000 U.S. Amateur Champion Jeff Quinney.

Eight players representing the United States will compete against their counterparts from Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) in the Ryder Cup-style event June 27-28.

Festivities officially began this morning as tournament director Tim Brown declared the games open at the opening ceremony. The ceremony included the raising of the flags of the participating countries, national anthems and speeches from coaches and players.

Competition will begin tomorrow at 8 a.m. as players team-up in fourball matches. Tomorrow afternoon's matches are scheduled to begin at approximately 1:30 p.m., and will follow a foursomes format.

Thursday morning and afternoon will be singles matches beginning at 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Live scoring of the event can be found online at www.bluegolf.com and collegiategolf.com.

A tape delayed two-hour highlight show will air on The Golf Channel on September 6 at 8 p.m. ET. The show will re-air at 11 p.m. on September 6 and again at 9 a.m. on September 15.

Great Britain and Ireland Team

Name School Prev . Palmer Cup

Jamie Elson Augusta State University 2000

David Inglis University of Tulsa

Justin Kehoe University College Dublin

Graeme McDowell University of Alabama-Birmingham 2000

Philip Rowe Stanford University 1999, 2000

Kyron Sullivan University of Wales Cardiff, Institute 1998, 1999, 2000

Stuart Wilson University of Abertay

Oliver Wilson Augusta State

Head Coach: Keith Williams

Team Manager: Clive Brown

United States Team

Nick Cassini Sr. University of Georgia Atlanta, GA 2000

Erik Compton So. University of Georgia Miami, FL

John Engler Sr. Clemson University Augusta, GA 1999, 2000

Lucas Glover Sr. Clemson University Greenville, SC 2000

Scott Lander Sr. UNLV Kingman, AZ

Bryce Molder Sr. Georgia Tech Conway, AR 1998, 1999

Jeff Quinney Sr. Arizona State University Eugene, OR

Chris Wisler Sr. East Tennessee State Dover, DE 2000

Head Coach: Bob Ellis, Texas A&M University

Team Manager: Mark Simpson, University of Colorado The GCAA is proud to have the following companies as official sponsors of the Palmer Cup presented by CSFBdirect: Ashworth, Inc., Bass Travel, bigTime Sports Apparel, BlueGolf, Club Car, Inc., Club Glove, IMG, Jostens/Midwest Trophy, National Radio Rentals and Sales, Oakley, Softspikes, Sun Mountain Sports, TaylorMade - adidas Golf Company, Team Effort, Titleist & Foot-Joy Worldwide and Zero Restriction.

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