Wednesday, April 30, 2008
European Team Announced for Palmer Cup presented by Monster
Glasgow Golf Club Gailes Links to host event June 26-27
NORMAN, Okla. ? The European team has been announced for the 2008 Palmer Cup presented by Monster. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition will be played June 26-27 on the 6,903 yard, par 71 Willie Park Junior designed Glasgow Golf Club Gailes Links when the top collegiate players from the United States tee off against their counterparts from Europe.
Jonas Blixt of Florida State, Stirling?s Scott Borrowman, Johnnie Caldwell of South Alabama, Indiana?s Jorge Campillo, Jonas Enander Hedin of Charlotte, Tennessee?s Charlie Ford, Gareth Shaw of East Tennessee State and Southern California?s Tim Sluiter comprise the European team. Blixt, Campillo and Shaw competed in last year?s matches at Caves Valley. The European team - who will be coached by M?rten Olander of Sweden - has won the past two events in Europe but trails the series, 6-4-1.
?This is a good group with a multitude of talents,? said Olander. ?I think we have a really good chance of winning the Cup. I?m excited to be part of the Palmer Cup and work with future stars of professional golf.?
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