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Filler, Gilligan Selected to Team USA for Arnold Palmer Cup

Filler, Gilligan Selected to Team USA for Arnold Palmer Cup

NORMAN, Okla. – Gator golfers Maisie Filler and Ian Gilligan were selected to Team USA for the 2024 Arnold Palmer Cup, the GCAA and WGCA announced in conjunction with Golf Channel on Tuesday. The duo join Dudley Hart for the event, who will serve as an assistant coach for Team USA. It will mark all three’s Arnold Palmer Cup debut. Florida last had three Gators at the event in 2021 when head J.C. Deacon was the Team International’s head coach. Filler is UF’s second women’s golfer to participate joining Addie Baggarly in 2020. 

Overall, the Gators have combined for 15 participants at the prestigious event. 

The Arnold Palmer Cup was co-founded by Arnold Palmer and the GCAA in 1997. A Ryder Cup-style tournament, the event features the top men’s and women’s collegiate golfers. Co-ed since 2018, it is one of the only events in the sport of golf that features men and women competing side-by-side.

The top six golfers from the spring’s final ranking from both the United States and International men and women shall be among the individuals selected to compete in the Palmer Cup. The remaining six spots for the United States will consist of five committee picks, including at least one non-Division I golfer, and a coaches pick. The balance of the International team also includes five committee selections, including at least one representative from The R&A Student Tour Series, and a coaches pick.

The 2024 Arnold Palmer Cup is set to take place at Lahinch Golf Club in Lahinch, Ireland from July 5-7. 

Florida’s all-time Arnold Palmer Cup Participants


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