Thursday, April 23, 2009

Steve Ziegler named to the Palmer Cup representing the US

Stanford's super-soph Steve Ziegler has been chosen to the Palmer Cup as one of eight collegians who will represent the US in Ryder Cup-style matches versus a European team. The matches will be played June 3-5 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver and with Steve being from Colorado it will be a homecoming of sorts for him. The full press release from the Golf Coaches Association of America is included below:

Contact: Dustin Roberts
Golf Coaches Association of America
(405) 329-4222

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Teams Named for Palmer Cup presented by Fisher Capital Partners

NORMAN, Okla. – The United States and European teams have been announced for the Palmer Cup presented by Fisher Capital Partners at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition will be played June 3-5.

The American team will consist of Bud Cauley of Alabama, Oklahoma State’s Morgan Hoffmann and Trent Leon, Jamie Lovemark of Southern California, Georgia’s Adam Mitchell, Cameron Tringale of Georgia Tech, Marquette’s Mike Van Sickle and Colorado native Steve Ziegler of Stanford. It will be the second Palmer Cup appearances for both Lovemark (2007) and Mitchell (2008).

Representing the Euros will be Jorge Campillo of Indiana, Arizona State’s Stephan Gross, Leonardo Motta of IULM Milan, Augusta State’s Henrik Norlander, Chris Paisley and Robin Wingardh of Tennessee, Texas A&M’s Andrea Pavan and Tim Sluiter of Southern California. Spain’s Campillo will be competing in his third Palmer Cup (2007, ‘08) will Sluiter of The Netherlands will appear in his second (2008). Gross is the first Palmer Cup participant from Germany. Motta and Pavan hail from Italy, Paisley from England and Norlander and Wingardh from Sweden.

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The United States leads the all-time Palmer Cup series 6-5-1.

Team USA
Bud Cauley, Alabama
Morgan Hoffmann, Oklahoma State
Trent Leon, Oklahoma State
Jamie Lovemark, Southern California
Adam Mitchell, Georgia
Cameron Tringale, Georgia Tech
Mike Van Sickle, Marquette
Steve Ziegler, Stanford

Team Europe
Jorge Campillo, Indiana (Spain)
Stephan Gross, Arizona State (Germany)
Leonardo Motta, IULM Milan (Italy)
Henrik Norlander, Augusta State (Sweden)
Chris Paisley, Tennessee (England)
Andrea Pavan, Texas A&M (Italy)
Tim Sluiter, Southern California (The Netherlands)
Robin Wingardh, Tennessee (Sweden)

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