U.S. Defeats Great Britain and Ireland In Palmer Cup
June 29, 2001
Springfield, N.J. - The Palmer Cup presented by CSFBdirect, named after legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, ended today at Baltusrol Golf Club as the American collegiate all-stars defeated Great Britain and Ireland 18-6 on the historic Lower Course.
The U.S. won 10 of the 16 singles matches played today, includingseven of the eight in the morning round.
Four Americans (Nick Cassini, John Engler, Jeff Quinney and ChrisWisler) went undefeated in their four matches. Each player won three matchesand tied once.
The win marked the third time the Americans have won the two-day matchplay event. The series record stands 3-1-1.
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.
Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.Thursday, June 28, 2001A.M. Singles Matches
Game Score Team PlayersGame 9 all square GB&I Graeme McDowell USA halved Bryce Molder
Game 10 3 and 2 USA Lucas Glover GB&I def. Jamie Elson
Game 11 1 up USA Nick Cassini GB&I def. David Inglis
Game 12 2 up USA John Engler GB&I def. Stuart Wilson
Game 13 4 and 2 USA Chris Wisler GB&I def. Oliver Wilson
Game 14 6 and 4 USA Erik Compton GB&I def. Justin Kehoe
Game 15 1 up USA Scott Lander GB&I def. Kyron Sullivan
Game 16 6 and 5 USA Jeff Quinney GB&I Philip Rowe
Team USA 14Team GB&I 2
Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, N.J.Thursday, June 28, 2001P.M. Singles MatchesFINAL ROUND
Game Score Team PlayersGame 17 1 up GB&I Graeme McDowell USA def. Lucas Glover
Game 18 2 up GB&I David Inglis USA def. Bryce Molder
Game 19 3 and 2 USA Jeff Quinney GB&I def. Jamie Elson
Game 20 all square GB&I Stuart Wilson USA halved Nick Cassini
Game 21 5 and 4 USA Erik Compton GB&I def. Kyron Sullivan
Game 22 all square GB&I Philip Rowe USA halved John Engler
Game 23 6 and 5 USA Chris Wisler GB&I def. Justin Kehoe
Game 24 3 and 2 GB&I Oliver Wilson USA def. Scott Lander
Team USA 18Team GB&I 6
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