USA Up 3-1 in Palmer Cup

The USA forged a 3-1 lead in the Palmer Cup before thunderstorms halted play Thursday at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich, Conn.

University of Washington sophomore Chris Williams and playing partner Daniel Miernick won their morning Four Ball match and were trailing in their Foursome match before play was postponed.

Williams and Miernicki, a junior from Oregon, beat the European duo of Robert Karlsson and Nick MacAndrew 4 and 3 in the morning but were trailing Jeff Karlsson and Robert Karlsson by a hole when play was suspended after eight holes. Action will resume Friday at 7:30 a.m. ET.

See the results from the other morning matches below.

Though the Americans enjoyed a 3-1 lead after the morning matches, the Europeans held a 3-1 advantage before the players were called off the course.

Four-Ball Matches Results

1. Bank Vongvanij/Andrew Yun, USA def. Sebastian Cappelen/Ignacio Elvira, Europe, 2 and 1
2. Nils Floren/Jeff Karlsson, Europe def. Patrick Cantlay/Alex Carpenter, USA, 4 and 2
3. Daniel Miernicki/Chris Williams, USA def. Robert Karlsson/Nick MacAndrew, Europe, 4 and 3
4. Blayne Barber/Russell Henley, USA def. Henrik Norlander, Pontus Widegren, Europe, 3 and 2

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