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USA Crushes GBI to Regain Palmer Cup


The United States cruised past Great Britain & Ireland en route to regaining possession of the Palmer Cup.
The U.S. defeated GB&I 18-6 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. The Americans avenged a 12.5 to 11.5 defeat last year in Hoylake, England.
The home team led comfortably 6.5 to 1.5 after the Day-1 four-ball and foursome matches. They then clinched the cup in the morning 8 singles matches, winning seven and halving the other.
This was the 5th annual Palmer Cup, named in honor of Arnold Palmer. The U.S. leads the series 3-1-1. The two teams tied in 1998.

Morning Singles
Bryce Molder (USA) AS Graeme McDowel (GBI)
Lucas Glover (USA) def. Jamie Elson (GBI) 3 and 2
Nick Cassini (USA) def. David Inglis (GBI) 1up
John Engler (USA) def. Stuart Wilson (GBI) 2up
Erik Compton (USA) def. Justin Kehoe (GBI) 6 and 4
Scott Lander (USA) def. Kyron Sullivan (GBI) 1up
Jeff Quinney (USA) def. Philip Rowe (GBI) 6 and 5
Chris Wisler (USA) def. Oliver Wilson (GBI) 4 and 2
Afternoon Singles
McDowel (GBI) def. Glover (USA) 1up
Inglis (GBI) def. Molder (USA) 2up
Quinney (USA) def. Elson (GBI) 3 and 2
S. Wilson (GBI) AS Cassini (USA)
Compton (USA) def. Sullivan (GBI) 5 and 4
Engler (USA) AS Rowe (GBI)
Wisler (USA) def. Kehoe (GBI) 6 and 5
O. Wilson (GBI) def. Lander (USA) 3 and 2