ACC Golfers Named to Palmer Cup Team

Competition to be held June 12-14

NORMAN, Okla. – Four ACC golfers were named to Palmer Cup Teams, announced today on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive. The four representatives are tied for the most from any conference.

Florida State’s Rowin Caron and Jack Maguire, and Georgia Tech’s Ollie Schniederjans and Anders Albertson will play in the Ryder Cup-style competition June 12-14 at Rich Harvest Farms outside Sugar Grove, Ill.

Caron, a native of Terheijden, Netherlands, will compete on the European side. Maguire, Schneiderjans, and Albertson all will play for the United States squad coached by Georgia Tech’s Bruce Heppler.

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Palmer Cup Quick Facts

Rowin Caron, Florida State
Terheijden, Netherlands

• Seven top 10 finishes and four top 5 finishes

• Won the Gary Koch Invitational

• Has shot under par in five straight tournaments

• Second on the nation’s top ranked golf team with a 70.87 scoring average

Jack Maguire, Florida State
St. Petersburg, Florida

• Second Palmer Cup – 2004 1-3 in USA loss

• Six top 10s in nine events

• 2014 PING Third-Team All-America selection

• Ranked seventh by Golfstat

Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech
Powder Springs, Georgia

• Second Palmer Cup – 2014 3-1 for losing Team USA

• 2014 Mark H McCormack Medal recipient

• Ranked second in World Amateur Golf Ranking; third in Scratch Players; 14th Golfstat; eighth Sagarin

• Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist

• 2014 NCAA Runner-up

• 2014 PING First-Team All-America selection; Two-time All-America selection

• 2014 Ben Hogan Award and Jack Nicklaus Award Finalist

Anders Albertson, Georgia Tech
Woodstock, Georgia

• 2015 Byron Nelson Award presented by Cleveland Golf/Srixon Recipient

• Eight top 20s in 10 events

• Two-time PING All-America selection

• Holds third best career stroke average in Georgia Tech history