Sordet Helps US Reclaim Palmer Cup

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Posted By Brian Holland
The United States defeated Europe, 18-12, to reclaim the Palmer Cup a Rich Harvest Farms. The Americans now lead the all-time series 10-8-1
Team USA need only two points to win the Palmer Cup and Hunter Stewart’s 4 and 3 victory against Thomas Detry put the Americans one match away from reclaiming the cup. Stewart won the first hole with birdie but Detry claimed the next hole and took the lead thru No. 4. Stewart squared the match with birdie at the sixth and took the lead for good birdie at No. 8.
Texas Tech senior Clement Sordet kept Europe’s hopes alive briefly after downing Anders Albertson, 2 and 1. Sordet won the first hole and led throughout.
The United States clinched the Palmer Cup with near simultaneous victories by Beau Hossler and Ollie Schniederjans.Hossler defeated Pep Angles, 2 and 1, while Schneiderjans beat Max Rottluff, 5 and 3. Neither player gained more than a 1-up advantage in the Hossler-Angles match until Hossler won three straight holes beginning at No. 14. Schniederjans won his the first hole and never trailed.
Stewart and Robby Shelton of Team USA became the 15th and 16th players to post a 4-0 record at a Palmer Cup and the first since Andrew Yun of the United States in 2012. It was the first time that multiple players went undefeated and untied since Europe accomplished the same feat in 2006.
Matthias Schwab of Rohrmoos, Austria, and Hunter Stewart of Lexington, Ky., were named recipients of the Michael Carter Award which is presented to the Palmer Cup participant that best represents the qualities and ideals sportsmanship, integrity and upholding of the game.
Palmer Cup
Rich Harvest Farms
June 14
United States 18, Europe 12
Final Round Singles Results 
Game 21:
Clement Sordet, Europe def. Anders Albertson, United States, 2 and 1
Game 22: 
Hunter Stewart, United States def. Thomas Detry, Europe, 4 and 3
Game 23: 
Beau Hossler, United States def. Pep Angles, Europe, 2 and 1
Game 24: 
Maverick McNealy, United States def. Adrian Meronk, Europe, 3 and 2
Game 25: 
Ollie Schniederjans, United States def. Max Rottluff, Europe, 5 and 3
Game 26: 
Mathias Schwab, Europe def. Carr Vernon, United States, 1-up
Game 27: 
Gary Hurley, Europe def. Jack Maguire, United States, 1-up
Game 28: 
Rowin Caron, Europe def. Kyle Jones, United States, 2 and 1
Game 29: 
Robby Shelton, United States def. Mathias Eggenberger, Europe, 4 and 3
Game 30: 
Lee McCoy, United States halved Jon Rahm, Europe

(Press Release Provided by Dustin Roberts/Golf Coaches Association of America)

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