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Widegren and Figueiredo Set for Palmer Cup on Friday
By: UCLA Athletics

June 6, 2013

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First round four-ball pairings for the 2013 Palmer Cup at Wilmington Country Club were announced at Thursday's opening ceremony. The first match of the Ryder Cup-style competition between collegiate golfers begins at 7:30 a.m. (ET).

UCLA seniors Pontus Widegren and Pedro Figueiredo, 2013 Second-Team GolfWeek All-Americans, will be representing Europe in the annual competition. Widegren, from Sweden, will be making his fourth straight appearance and Figueiredo, from Portugal, his first.

In 2012-13 Widegren set a UCLA scoring record of 70.4 and played 31 rounds in 14-under par. He also tied a UCLA 54-hole record with a score of 198 (-18) when he won the Cal State San Marcos Invitational in the Fall.

Figueiredo won twice in 2013, capturing the The Prestige (205, -8) and the Western Intercollegiate (204, -6). He ended his UCLA career with three career tournament victories.

Afternoon foursomes matches are scheduled begin at 2:00 pm with pairings to be determined.

The United States leads the all-time Palmer Cup series 8-7-1.

Palmer Cup
June 7, Wilmington Country Club, Wilimington, DE

Four-Ball Matches Pairings

(All times Eastern)
Match 1: 7:30 a.m.
Sean Dale/Bobby Wyatt, USA vs. Sebastian Cappelen/Pontus Widegren, Europe
Match 2: 7:45 a.m.
Patrick Rodgers/Justin Thomas, USA vs. Greg Eason/Ben Taylor, Europe
Match 3: 8:00 a.m.
Alex Carpenter/Cory Whitsett, USA vs. Julien Brun/Joel Stalter, Europe
Match 4: 8:15 a.m.
Daniel Berger/James Erkenbeck, USA vs. Scott Fernandez/Pedro Figueiredo, Europe
Match 5: 8:30 a.m.

Michael Kim/Michael Weaver, USA vs. Gary Hurley/Kevin Phelan, Europe

EVENT INFORMATION
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Monday, Apr 11
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 12
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
9th (+39, 1,089)
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Sunday, May 01
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
8th (+45, 1,465)
Monday, May 16
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Tuesday, May 17
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Wednesday, May 18
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
10th (+12, 876)
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