USA leads Europe, 6-4, at Palmer Cup

June 12, 2015

Sugar Grove, Ill. – Georgia Tech seniors Ollie Schniederjans and Anders Albertson each split their Friday matches as the United States took a 6-4 lead after the first two rounds of the 2015 Palmer Cup matches at Rich Harvest Farms.

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Team USA won the first three matches of the day and four of the five morning foursomes matches. Schniederjans and Lee McCoy got the Americans off to a quick start with a 4 and 3 victory over Thomas Detry and Jon Rahm. Europe won the first hole and were two up thru No. 3 but the Americans responded by claiming the next two holes. The Americans took the lead with birdie on No. 9 and carded three more birdies on Nos. 10, 11 and 14.

Anders Albertson and Jack Maguire held on for a 1-up win against Mathias Eggenberger and Gary Hurley to give Team USA the final point of the foursomes session. The Americans led almost the entire match and extended their lead to 4-up through 12. Europe won No. 13 with birdie and tallied three more birdies on Nos. 15-17 to square the match. The United States claimed the final hole with par to close the match.

Europe came back to win three of five alternate-shot matches in the afternoon round. Schniederjans and McCoy teamed up again in the leadoff match but this time never held a lead and lost 4 and 3 to Detry and Adrian Meronk. The same was true for Albertson and Maguire, who dropped a 2 and 1 decision to Max Ruttluff and Matthias Schwab.

The teams will face off in 10 singles matches for Saturday’s third round.

Rich Harvest Farms / Sugar Grove, Ill.

Foursomes Matches Results
Match 1: Lee McCoy/Ollie Schniederjans, USA def. Thomas Detry/Jon Rahm, Europe, 4 and 3
Match 2: Kyle Jones/Carr Vernon, USA def. Max Rottluff/Matthias Schwab, Europe, 3 and 2
Match 3: Robby Shelton/Hunter Stewart USA def. Rowin Caron/Clement Sordet, Europe, 3 and 2
Match 4: Anders Albertson/Jack Maguire USA def. Mathias Eggenberger/Gary Hurley, Europe, 1-up
Match 5: Pep Angles/Adrian Meronk, Europe def. Beau Hossler/Maverick McNealy, USA, 3 and 2

Second Round Four-Ball Results
Match 6: Thomas Detry/Adrian Meronk, Europe def. Lee McCoy/Ollie Schniederjans, USA, 4 and 3
Match 7: Mathias Eggenberger/Gary Hurley, Europe def. Kyle Jones/Carr Vernon, USA, 3 and 2
Match 8: Robby Shelton/Hunter Stewart, USA def. Rowin Caron/Clement Sordet, Europe, 2-up
Match 9: Max Rottluff/Matthias Schwab, Europe def. Anders Albertson/Jack Maguire USA, 2 and 1
Match 10: Beau Hossler/Maverick McNealy, USA def. Pep Angles/Jon Rahm, Europe, 2 and 1

Saturday, June 13
Third Round Singles Pairings

Match 11: Lee McCoy, United States vs. Thomas Detry, Europe
Match 12: Ollie Schniederjans, United States vs. Jon Rahm, Europe
Match 13: Carr Vernon, United States vs. Max Rottluff, Europe
Match 14: Kyle Jones, United States vs. Adrian Meronk, Europe
Match 15: Robby Shelton, United States vs. Rowin Caron, Europe
Match 16: Hunter Stewart, United States vs. Mathias Eggenberger, Europe
Match 17: Anders Albertson, United States vs. Clement Sordet, Europe
Match 18: Jack Maguire, United States vs. Gary Hurley, Europe
Match 19: Beau Hossler, United States vs. Matthias Schwab, Europe
Match 20: Maverick McNealy, United States vs. Pep Angles, Europe

Sunday, June 14
• Singles Matches (ten groups) 8:30 a.m.; 8:42 a.m..; 8:54 a.m. — 10:18 a.m.
• Closing Ceremonies – Following the conclusion of Singles Matches


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