EVIAN-les-BAINS, France – University of Arkansas graduate Alana Uriell picked up a 2&1 win that clinched Team USA’s 2018 Palmer Cup victory at Evian Resort Golf Club on Sunday.
Uriell was joined by Razorback teammate Dylan Kim who also notched a win in singles action, 1-up. Kim was presented a wild card invitation to The Evian Championship in September after winning four of her five matches.
The United States claimed 18 of 24 points in the final round singles matches to pull away for a 38.5-21.5. This year’s edition of Team USA is the first side to win as the visiting team since the 2010 Americans. Neither side had retained the cup since the US in 2011. The United States now leads the all-time series 12-9-1.
Razorback Maria Fassi and May graduate Alvaro Ortiz both dropped their final matches for the International team.
Arnold Palmer Cup
Evian Resort Golf Club
United States 38.5 Defeats International 21.5
Mixed Four-Ball Results
Match 6: Jiwon Jeon/Lorenzo Scalise, International def. Sahith Theegala/Alana Uriell, United States, 3&2
Match 8: KK Limbhasut/Pimnipa Panthong, International def. Zach Bauchou/Dylan Kim, United States, 4&3
Match 12: Maria Fassi/Alvaro Ortiz, International def. Sophia Schubert/Justin Suh, United States, 2&1
Mixed Foursomes Results
Match 19: Dylan Kim/Justin Suh, United States def. Maddie Szeryk/Andy Zhang, International, 5&3
Match 20: KK Limbhasut/Pimnipa Panthong, International def. Brad Dalke/Alana Uriell, United States, 2-up
Match 23: Stephen Franken/Emilia Migliaccio, United States def. Maria Fassi/Alvaro Ortiz, International, 5&4
Match 31: Wenyung Keh/Patty Tavatanakit, International def. Jamie Freedman/Alana Uriell, United States, 5&3
Match 33: Dylan Kim/Emilia Migliaccio, United States def. Jaravee Boonchant/Pimnipa Panthong, International, 1-up
Match 34: KK Limbhasut/Alvaro Ortiz, International def. Stephen Franken/SM Lee, United States, 5&4
Match 35: Kristen Gillman/Kaitlyn Papp, United States def. Maria Fassi/Ainhoa Olarra, International, 5&4
Final Round Singles Results
Match 37: Sophia Schubert, United States def. Maria Fassi, International, 2&1
Match 49: Alana Uriell, United States def. Pimnipa Panthong, International, 2&1
Match 50: Zach Bauchou, United States def. Alvaro Ortiz, International, 1-up
Match 60: Dylan Kim, United States def. Ainhoa Olarra, International, 1-up
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