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Newton Coaching USA Palmer Cup Team
Thursday, 28 June 2012

Image June 28th---Georgia Tech Assistant Golf Coach and Lyons native Christian Newton will be busy this weekend serving as assistant coach for the United States Palmer Cup team. The Palmer Cup is an annual international collegiate golf event between the United States and Great Britain and Ireland.  The event use’s a Ryder Cup-style format and brings together the top eight collegiate players in the United States against their counterparts from GB&I. 

The Cup which is named for Arnold Palmer, who has been called America’s greatest Ambassador for the game of golf. Gave his blessing and support of the Arnold Palmer Golf Company, for the inaugural event which was played at his own Bay Hill Club in Florida in June 1997. This year’s event is being played at The Royal County Down Golf Club in Northern Ireland.

To follow the event online go to www.palmercup.org and to read Christian’s thoughts about the competition, check out his diary online at http://www.ramblinwreck.com/sports/m-golf/mtt/newton_christian00.html  

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