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Oja wins in first round of Palmer Cup

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Europe and the United States both won two matches and halved another to finish the opening round foursomes matches all square at the Palmer Cup at Walton Heath Golf Club.

The tandem of former UA golfer Erik Oja and Ricardo Gouveia gave Europe a two-one lead after downing Rico Hoey and Jack Maguire, 3 and 2.

The United State won the final match, 1-up, to even the team standings following the foursomes round. The second round of four-ball tee off at 11:30 tonight, Oja and Goveia take on American duo Trey Mullinax and Robby Shelton.

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