The Palmer Cup pits Europe's finest amateur golfers against the best of the U.S. The competition is scheduled July 10-11 at the Kiawah Island Club's Cassique course in Charleston, S.C. The U.S. holds a 4-1-1 lead in the series.
Vol golf coach Jim Kelson called Sklnns' selection ''a tremendous honor,'' noting that the Palmer Cup is ''a prestigious national event.''
Skinns was named SEC and National Freshman of the Year by Softspikes last season.