Williams, USA Stunned By Europeans
June 30, 2012
NEWCASTLE, Country Down - Chris Williams dropped a 3 and 2 match to Sebastian Cappelen and Team USA saw a 10-6 advantage after three rounds of the Palmer Cup evaporate in a stunning turn of events on Saturday at The Royal County Down Golf Club. Europe won seven of eight matches and halved the other to stage a 13.5-10.5 comeback win.
The all-time Palmer Cup results now stands 8-7-1 in favor of the United States.
Williams won the first hole with birdie but Cappelen claimed the next two to go 1-up. Williams claimed Nos. 4 and 5 to reclaim the lead before Cappelen evened the match a hole later. Cappelen took control of the match by winning three-straight holes beginning at No. 11. Williams cut the lead to 2-up at No. 15. Cappelen closed the match with a birdie on No. 16.
Europe Defeats United States 13.5-10.5
Round Four Singles Matches Results