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U.S. maintains lead over Europe at Palmer Cup

Florida's Bank Vongvanij lines up his putt at No. 18 during the final round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational.
Florida's Bank Vongvanij lines up his putt at No. 18 during the final round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational. ( Tracy Wilcox )

Friday, June 10, 2011

The United States maintained a 4.5-3.5 lead over Europe during foursomes at the Palmer Cup Friday morning, played at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich, Conn. Europe won two of those matches and halved another. The U.S. had dominated Europe in Thursday morning four-balls, 3-1.

Bank Vonvanij and Andrew Yun won the only match for the Americans, beating Europeans Nils Floren and Nick MacAndrew, 5 and 4. Daniel Miernicki and Chris Williams of the U.S. halved with Jeff and Robert karlsson.

Results:

Foursomes

Europe 3, U.S. 1

Bank Vongvanij/Andrew Yun, U.S. def. Nils Floren/Nick MacAndrew Europe, 5 and 4

Sebastian Cappelen/Ignacio Elvira, Europe def. Blayne Barber/Alex Carpenter, U.S., 5 and 3

Daniel Miernicki/Chris Williams, U.S. halved Jeff Karlsson/Robert Karlsson, Europe

Henrik Norlander/Pontus Widegren, Europe def. Patrick Cantlay/Russell Henley, U.S., 5 and 4

Four-balls

U.S. 3, Europe 1

Bank Vonvanij/Andrew Yun, U.S. def. Sebastian Cappelen/Ignacio Elvira, Europe, 2 and 1

Nils Floren/Jeff Karlsson, Europe def. Patrick Cantlay/Alex Carpenter, U.S., 4 and 2

Daniel Miernicki/Chris Williams, U.S. def. Robert Karlsson/Nick MacAndrew, Europe, 4 and 3

Blayne Barber/Russell Henley, U.S. def. Henrik Norlander/Pontus Widegren, Europe, 3 and 2