Texas' Kaitlyn Papp putts on the 11th hole during the NCAA Austin golf regional at University of Texas Golf Club, Monday, May 7, 2018. [Stephen Spillman/for Statesman]

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Texas golfers split matches at Arnold Palmer Cup

Posted July 6th, 2018

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The Longhorns competing at the Arnold Palmer Cup came away 1-1 on Friday, helping the United States take an 8-4 lead in Évian-les-Bains, France.

Kaitlyn Papp teamed up with S.M. Lee to defeat Chloe Ryan and Ronan Mullarney of the International team, 2 up, in the mixed four-ball competition. Papp was the Big 12’s player of the year and is entering her sophomore season for Texas.

Sophia Schubert, a first-team All-American in her senior year at Texas, and Justin Suh fell to Alvaro Ortiz and Maria Fassi 2 and 1.

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Saturday’s action starts with mixed foursome matches followed by four-ball matches in the afternoon.

The Ryder Cup-style tournament concludes on Sunday with 24 singles matches.

Arnold Palmer Cup Four-Ball Matches

Jennifer Kupcho/Matthew Wolff [USA] def. Olivia Mehaffey/Viktor Hovland [International], 4 and 2
Chandler Phillips/Lilia Vu [USA] def. Jovan Rebula/Albane Valenuela [International], 6 and 4
Collin Morikawa/Andrea Lee [USA] def. Hurly Long/Patty Tavatanakit [International], 2 and 1
Davis Riley/Kristen Gillman [USA] def. Wenyung Keh/Harry Hall [International], 2 up
Stephen Franken/Emilia Migliaccio [USA] def. Dewi Weber/Stefano Mazzoli [International], 3 and 1
Loreno Scalise/Jiwon Jeon [International] def. Sahith Theegala/Alana Uriell [USA], 3 and 2
Jamie Freedman/Brad Dalke [USA] def. Fredrik Nilehn/Jaravee Boonchant [International], 3 and 1
K.K. Limbhasut/Pimnipa Panthong [International] def. Zach Bauchou/Dylan Kim [USA], 4 and 3
S.M. Lee/Kaitlyn Papp [USA] def. Chloe Ryan/Ronan Mullarney [International], 2 up
Ainhoa Olarra/Luis Gagne [International] def. Mariel Galdiano/Shintaro Ban [USA], 1 up
Lauren Stephenson/Braden Thornberry [USA] def. Maddie Szeryk/Andy Zhang [International] 1 up
Alvaro Ortiz/Maria Fassi [International] def. Sophia Schubert/Justin Suh [USA], 2 and 1

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