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United States Defeats Great Britain And Ireland At Baltusrol

United States Defeats Great Britain And Ireland At Baltusrol

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, including seven of the eight in the morning round.

Four Americans (Nick Cassini, John Engler, Jeff Quinney and Chris Wisler) went undefeated in their four matches. Each player won three matches and tied once.

The win marked the third time the Americans have won the two-day match play 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 ClubSpringfield, N.J. Thursday, June 28, 2001

A.M. Singles Matches

Game 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 14 Team GB&I 2

Baltusrol Golf ClubSpringfield, N.J. Thursday, June 28, 2001 P.M. Singles Matches

Final Round

Game 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 18 Team GB&I 6

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