Palmer Cup call up for Maynooth University's Stuart Grehan

Palmer Cup call up for Maynooth University's Stuart Grehan
Stuart Grehan during last year's Irish Amateur Close at Tramore. Picture:  Pat Cashman

Stuart Grehan during last year's Irish Amateur Close at Tramore. Picture: Pat Cashman

Maynooth University’s Paddy Harrington Golf Scholarship scheme has been a huge success and there was more good news on Friday with reigning East and South of Ireland champion Stuart Grehan was called up represent Europe in the Palmer Cup match with the USA at Formby from June 24-26.

Maynooth University golf scholars have now represented Team Europe in three of the last four Palmer Cup matches with Grehan following in the footsteps of Gary Hurley, who played in 2013 and ’15. UAB's Paul Dunne also played in 2015.

The Europe side, which is coached by Janice Moodie and her assistant Dean Robertson, is as follows:

  • Sam Horsfield, Florida - England;
  • Matthias Schwab, Vanderbilt - Austria;
  • Adrian Meronk, East Tennessee State - Poland;
  • Lars van Meijel, Memphis - Netherlands;
  • Robin Petersson, Augusta - Sweden;
  • David Boote, Stanford - Wales.
  • Committee Selections:  Stuart Grehan, Maynooth - Ireland; Antoine Rozner, UMKC - France.
  • The R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament, Mathias Eggenberger, Stirling - Switzerland.
  • Coach’s Pick: Robin Sciot-Siegrist, Louisville - France.

The United States

  • Arnold Palmer Cup Ranking Selections: Maverick McNealy, Stanford; Charlie Danielson, Illinois; Zach Wright, LSU; Rico Hoey, Southern California; Michael Johnson, Auburn; Nahum Mendoza III, San Diego State.
  • Commitee Selections: Derek Bard, Virginia; Alistair Docherty, Chico State; Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest.
  • Coach’s Pick: Will Gordon, Vanderbilt
  • Coaches Head Coach - Mike Cook, Coastal Georgia; Assistant Coach - John Handrigan, Florida.