Fernandez de Oliveira leads Team International to victory at the Arnold Palmer Cup

Geneva, Switzerland – Arkansas All-American Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira was the only Team International player to post a 4-0 record to lead his team to a 33-27 win at the 26th Arnold Palmer Cup, held at Golf Club de Geneva was held.

With an 18-18 draw in the first three rounds, Team International won 15 of 24 games on the final day to secure victory. Team International has now won three of the last four Arnold Palmer Cups.

Fernandez de Oliveira drove to a 4&3 win – with seven birdies in the 15 holes played – over Baylor’s Johnny Keefer on the final day. The pair connected the first three holes (from hole 10) with pars. Fernandez de Oliveira then shagged three of the next four holes to take a 3-up lead. Keefer shagged her 10th hole (the par 4, 1st) only to see Fernandez de Oliveira respond with a birdie on the next hole. Fernandez de Oliveira then shagged her 13th hole to take a 4-up lead. The duo birdied on their 14th and 15th holes to allow Fernandez de Oliveira to maintain his lead and secure the win.

Fernandez de Oliveira’s Arnold Palmer results:
Day 1: Mixed Fourball – teaming with Julia Lopez Ramirez def. Gurleen Kaur/Walker Lee (USA): 1-up
Day 2: Foursomes – Teamed with Josele Ballester to defeat Jake Doggett/Travis Vick (USA): 1-Up
Day 2: Mixed Foursomes – Teamed with Julia Lopez Ramirez to defeat Calynne Rosholt/Cole Sherwood: 2&1
Day 3: Singles – def. Johnny Keefer: 4&3

Team USA’s Amari Avery (Southern Cal) was the only other contestant to post a 4-0 record this week.

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