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Walker Cup

 
Walker Cup tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2019
R&A / USGA
USA
Royal Liverpool
15.5 - 10.5
amateur
The Walker Cup (47th) (Sept 7-8). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: USA 15.5; GB&I 10.5. Non-playing captains: Nathaniel Crosby (USA); Craig Watson (Scot/GB&I). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Alex Fitzpatrick (Eng) bt Cole Hammer 2 up; Euan Walker (Scot) bt Steven Fisk 2 up; Sandy Scott (Scot) bt Andy Ogletree 1 up; Conor Purcell (Ire) lost to John Augenstein 2&1; James Sugrue (Ire) lost to John Pak 1 up; Conor Gough (Eng) bt Isaiah Salinda 2 up; Caolan Rafferty (Ire) bt Alex Smalley 2&1; Tom Sloman (Eng) lost to Brandon Wu 4&2.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Fitzpatrick lost to Salinda 2 up; Walker lost to Pak 2&1; Scott bt Wu 4&3; Rafferty lost to Smalley 2&1; Harry Hall (Eng) lost to Stewart Hagestad 5&3; Gough lost to Ogletree 2&1; Thomas Plumb (Eng) lost to Augenstein 4&3; Sugrue lost to Akshay Bhatia 4&2; Purcell lost to Hammer 6&5; Sloman bt Fisk 2 up.
Among the 2019 cast were: USA captain Nathaniel Crosby (son of legendary entertainer Bing Crosby), Alex Fitzpatrick (younger brother of European Tour player Matt) and world No.1 ranked amateur Cole Hammer.
2017
R&A / USGA
USA
19 - 7
n/a
The Walker Cup (46th) (Sept 9-10). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: USA 19; GB&I 7. Non-playing captains: John "Spider" Miller (USA); Andy Ingram (Wales/GB&I). [Los Angeles CC, Los Angeles, CA].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Braden Thornberry bt Harry Ellis (Eng) 2 up; Norman Xiong bt Connor Syme (Scot) 2&1; Stewart Hagestad lost to Jack Singh Brar (Eng) 3&2; Collin Morikawa bt Paul McBride (Ire) 3&2; Will Zalatoris bt Matthew Jordan (Eng) 2 up; Cameron Champ lost to Robert MacIntyre (Scot) 6&4; Doug Ghim bt David Boote (Wales) 2&1; Maverick McNealy bt Scott Gregory (Eng) 3&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Hagestad bt Brar 2&1; Xiong halved with Gregory; Scottie Scheffler bt Syme 1 up; Morikawa bt Ellis 2&1; Thornberry bt McBride 6&5; Ghim bt Jordan 3&1; Champ halved with MacIntyre; Zalatoris bt Jack Davidson (Wales) 3&2; Doc Redman lost to Boote 1 up; McNealy bt Alfie Plant (Eng) 4&2.
2015
R&A / USGA
GB&I
16.5 - 9.5
The Walker Cup (45th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: GB&I 16.5, USA 9.5. Non-playing captains: John "Spider" Miller (USA); Nigel Edwards (Wales/GB&I). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Ashley Chesters (Eng) halved with Bryson DeChambeau; Paul Dunne (Ire) lost to Hunter Stewart 2 holes; Grant Forrest (Scot) lost to Scott Harvey 2&1; Jimmy Mullen (Eng) bt Denny McCarthy 2 holes; Ewen Ferguson (Scot) bt Maverick McNealy 1 hole; Gary Hurley (Ire) halved with Robby Shelton; Jack Hume (Ire) lost to Beau Hossler 1 hole; Gavin Moynihan (Ire) bt Jordan Niebrugge 4&2.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Chesters bt Niebrugge 3&1; Dunne halved with McNealy; Mullen bt McCarthy 3&2; Cormac Sharvin (N.Ire) bt Mike McCoy 4&3; Ferguson lost to Hossler 1 hole; Forrest bt Harvey 2&1; Hurley bt Stewart 1 hole; Jack McDonald (Scot) halved with Lee McCoy; Hume halved with Shelton; Moynihan lost to DeChambeau 6&5.
2013
R&A / USGA
USA
Natl Golf Links
17 - 9
The Walker Cup (44th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: USA 17, GB&I 9. Non-playing captains: Jim Holtgrieve (USA); Nigel Edwards (Wales/GB&I). [National Golf Links of America, Southampton, Long Island, NY].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Bobby Wyatt bt Neil Raymond (Eng) 2 holes; Max Homa bt Max Orrin (Eng); Michael Kim bt Callum Shinkwin (Eng) 2&1; Cory Whitsett bt Jordan Smith (Eng) 1 hole; Jordan Niebrugge bt Garrick Porteous (Eng) 1 hole; Michael Weaver bt Matthew Fitzpatrick (Eng) 3&1; Justin Thomas halved with Nathan Kimsey (Eng); Patrick Rodgers lost to Gavin Moynihan (Ire) 2&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Wyatt bt Raymond 4&3; Thomas bt Orrin 6&4; Weaver lost to Fitzpatrick 3&2; Todd White bt Rhys Pugh (Wales) 4&3; Nathan Smith bt Kimsey 4&3; Whitsett lost to Shinkwin 2 holes; Kim bt Porteous 4&2; Homa lost to Kevin Phelan (Ire) 2&1; Niebrugge bt Smith 6&5; Rodgers bt Moynihan 1 hole.
2011
R&A / USGA
GB&I
Royal Aberdeen
14 - 12
The Walker Cup (43rd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: GB&I 14, USA 12. Non-playing captains: Nigel Edwards (Wales/GB&I); Jim Holtgrieve (USA). [Royal Aberdeen GC, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Tom Lewis (Eng) lost to Peter Uihlen 2&1; Jack Senior (Eng) lost to Jordan Spieth 3&2; Andy Sullivan (Eng) lost to Harris English 2&1; Rhys Pugh (Wales) bt Patrick Rodgers 2&1; Steven Brown (Eng) bt Russell Henley 1 hole; James Byrne (Scot) bt Nathan Smith 2&1; Paul Cutler (N.Ire) bt Kelly Kraft 2&1; Michael Stewart (Scot) lost to Patrick Cantlay 2&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Lewis lost to Henley 4&2; Sullivan lost to Spieth 3&2; Senior halved with Smith; Stewart bt Rodgers 3&2; Stiggy Hodgson (Eng) lost to Uihlein 2&1; Brown halved with Blayne Barker; Pugh bt Kraft 2&1; Alan Dunbar (N.Ire) lost to Chris Williams 1 hole; Byrne lost to English 2&1; Cutler halved with Cantlay.
NOTE: Within four years of this Walker Cup, Jordan Spieth would go on to win two major championships (2015 Masters Tournament and 2015 US Open).
2009
R&A / USGA
USA
Merion GC
16.5 - 9.5
The Walker Cup (42nd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes, 1x eight singles and 1x ten singles. Result: USA 16.5, GB&I 9.5. Non-playing captains: Buddy Marucci (USA); Colin Dalgleish (Scot/GB&I). [East Course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Brian Harman halved with Gavin Dear (Scot); Rickie Fowler bt Sam Hutsby (Eng) 7&6; Cameron Tringale halved with Wallace Booth (Scot); Morgan Hoffman halved with Matt Haines (Eng); Peter Uihlein bt Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) 2&1; Drew Weaver halved with Chris Paisley (Eng); Bud Cauley bt Niall Kearney (Ire) 2&1; Brendan Gielow lost to Stiggy Hodgson (Eng) 2&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Harman lost to Dear 3&2; Fowler bt Haines 2&1; Uihlein bt Hodgson 3&1; Hoffman bt Booth 1 hole; Cauley halved with Paisley; Adam Mitchell lost to Hutsby 1 hole; Weaver lost to Fleetwood 1 hole; Tringale bt Luke Goddard (Eng) 8&6; Nathan Smith lost to Kearney 3&2; Gielow bt Dale Whitnell (Eng) 4&3.
2007
R&A / USGA
USA
12.5 - 11.5
The Walker Cup (41st). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 12.5, GB&I 11.5. Non-playing captains: Buddy Marucci (USA); Colin Dalgleish (Scot/GB&I). [Royal County Down GC, Newcastle, Co. Down, N. Ireland].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) lost to Billy Horschel 1 hole; Lloyd Saltman (Scot) lost to Rickie Fowler bt 5&4; Rhys Davies (Wales) bt Dustin Johnson 5&4; Danny Willett (Eng) lost to Colt Knost 2 holes; Llewellyn Matthew (Wales) lost to Jamie Lovemark 5&4; Nigel Edwards (Wales) bt Kyle Stanley 1 hole; Jamie Moul (Eng) bt Chris Kirk 1 hole; David Horsey (Eng) bt Webb Simpson 1 hole.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): McIlroy bt Horschel 4&2; Davies bt Fowler 3&2; Willett halved with Knost; Saltman bt Trip Kuehne 2&1; Johnny Caldwell (N.Ire) bt Stanley; Edwards lost to Jonathan Moore 1 hole; Moul lost to Lovemark 4&3; Horsey bt Simpson 1 hole. Not involved in the singles: John Parry (Eng).
NOTE: A Walker Cup match that was packed with future major championship, PGA Tour and European Tour winners, not least: Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel, David Horsey, Dustin Johnson, Chris Kirk, Rory McIlroy, Webb Simpson, Kyle Stanley and Danny Willett.
2005
R&A / USGA
USA
Chicago GC
12.5 - 11.5
The Walker Cup (40th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 12.5, GB&I 11.5. Non-playing captains: Bob Lewis (USA); Garth McGimpsey (N.Ire/GB&I). [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, Illinois].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Matthew Every lost to Rhys Davies (Wales) 4&3; Anthony Kim bt Gary Lockerbie (Eng) 6&5; Jeff Overton bt Nigel Edwards (Wales) 5&4; Michael Putnam lost to Oliver Fisher (Eng) 2 holes; Nicholas Thompson lost to Matthew Richardson (Eng) 5&4; Billy Hurley III lost to Lloyd Saltman (Scot) 1 hole; J.B. Holmes bt Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) 1 hole; Lee Williams bt Brian McElhinney (Ire) 2&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Kim lost to Wolstenholme 1 hole; Brian Harman bt Davies 6&5; Putnam halved with Fisher; Every halved with Robert Dinwiddie (Eng); Holmes lost to Richardson 5&4; Kyle Reifers lost to Saltman 1 hole; Overton bt Edwards 1 hole; Williams bt Lockerbie 4&3. Not involved in the singles: Richie Ramsay (Scot).
NOTE: The first USA win in the Walker Cup since 1997, which stopped GB&I's four-in-a-row bid. The GB&I team fielded the youngest ever Walker Cup player, 16-year-old Oliver Fisher (Eng).
2003
R&A / USGA
GB&I
12.5 - 11.5
The Walker Cup (39th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 12.5, USA 11.5. Non-playing captains: Bob Lewis (USA); Garth McGimpsey (N.Ire/GB&I). [Ganton GC, nr Scarborough, North Yorkshire].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) lost to Bill Haas 1 hole; Oliver Wilson (Eng) halved with Trip Kuehne; David Inglis (Scot) lost to Brock Mackenzie 3&2; Stuart Wilson (Scot) halved with Matt Hendrix; Nigel Edwards (Wales) bt George Zahringer 3&2; Colm Moriarty (Ire) lost to Chris Nallen 2 holes; Noel Fox (Ire) lost to Adam Rubinson 3&2; Graham Gordon (Scot) lost to Casey Wittenberg 5&4.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): O. Wilson bt Haas 1 hole; Wolstenholme bt Wittenberg 3&2; Michael Skelton (Eng) bt Rubinson 3&2; Moriarty lost to Mackenzie 3&1; S. Wilson lost to Hendrix 5&4; Inglis bt Ryan Moore 4&3; Edwards halved with Lee Williams; Stuart Manley (Wales) bt Kuehne 3&1.
2001
R&A / USGA
GB&I
Ocean Forest
15 - 9
The Walker Cup (38th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 15, USA 9. Non-playing captains: Peter McEvoy (Eng/GB&I); Danny Yates (USA). [Ocean Forest GC, Sea Island, Georgia].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Erik Compton bt Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) 3&2; D.J. Trahan bt Steven O'Hara (Scot) 2&1; James Driscoll lost to Nick Dougherty (Eng) 2&1; Nick Cassini bt Nigel Edwards (Wales) 5&4; John Harris lost to Marc Warren (Scot) 5&4; Jeff Quinney lost to Luke Donald (Eng) 4&2; Bryce Molder bt Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) 2&1; Lucas Glover bt Michael Hoey (N.Ire) 1 hole.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Glover lost to Donald 3&2; Harris lost to O'Hara 4&3; Trahan lost to Dougherty 1 hole; Driscoll lost to Warren 2&1; Molder bt McDowell 1 hole; Danny Green lost to Hoey 1 hole; Compton halved with Jamie Elson (Eng); Cassini lost to Wolstenholme 4&3. Not involved in the singles: David Eger (USA) and Richard McEvoy (Eng).
1999
R&A / USGA
GB&I
Nairn
15 - 9
The Walker Cup (37th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 15, USA 9. Non-playing captains: Peter McEvoy (Eng/GB&I); Danny Yates (USA). [Nairn GC, Nairn, nr Inverness, Scotland].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Graham Rankin (Scot) lost to Edward Loar 4&3; Luke Donald (Eng) bt Tom McKnight 4&3; Graeme Storm (Eng) lost to Hunter Haas 4&3; Paul Casey (Eng) bt Steve Scott 4&3; David Patrick (Scot) lost to Jonathan Byrd 6&5; Simon Dyson (Eng) halved with David Gossett; Paddy Gribben (Ire) halved with Bryce Molder; Lorne Kelly (Scot) lost to Tim Jackson 3&1.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Rankin bt Scott 1 hole; Dyson lost to Loar 5&4; Casey bt John "Spider" Miller 3&2; Storm bt Byrd 1 hole; Donald bt Molder 3&2; Philip Rowe (Eng) bt Matt Kuchar 1 hole; Gribben bt Haas 3&2; Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) bt Gossett 1 hole.
NOTE: A Walker Cup match that contained an array of future PGA Tour and European Tour winners, not least: Jonathan Byrd, Paul Casey, Luke Donald, Simon Dyson, Matt Kuchar, Bryce Molder and Graeme Storm.
1997
R&A / USGA
USA
Quaker Ridge
18 - 6
The Walker Cup (36th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 18, GB&I 6. Non-playing captains: Downing Gray Jr (USA); Clive Brown (Wales/GB&I). [Quaker Ridge GC, Scarsdale, nr New York City, NY].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Duke Delcher lost to Steven Young (Eng) 5&4; Steve Scott lost to Craig Watson (Scot) 1 hole; Brad Elder bt Barclay Howard (Scot); Joel Kribel lost to Justin Rose (Eng) 1 hole; Randy Leen bt Keith Nolan (Ire) 3&2; Jason Gore bt Graham Rankin (Scot) 3&2; Chris Wollmann halved with Richie Coughlan (Ire); John Harris bt Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) 1 hole.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Kribel lost to Young 2&1; Gore halved with Watson; Jerry Courville Jr bt Rose 3&2; Elder bt Nolan 2&1; Harris bt Michael Brooks (Scot) 6&5; Buddy Marucci bt David Park (Wales) 4&3; Delcher bt Wolstenholme 2&1; Scott bt Coughlan 2&1.
1995
R&A / USGA
GB&I
Royal Porthcawl
14 - 10
The Walker Cup (35th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 14, USA 10. Non-playing captains: Clive Brown (Wales/GB&I); Downing Gray Jr (USA). [Royal Porthcawl GC, Mid Glamorgan, South Wales].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Gordon Sherry (Scot) bt Notah Begay III 3&2; Lee S. James (Eng) lost to Kris Cox 1 hole; Mark Foster (Eng) bt Buddy Marucci 4&3; Stephen Gallacher (Scot) bt Tim Jackson 4&3; Padraig Harrington (Ire) bt Jerry Courville Jr 2 holes; Barclay Howard (Scot) halved with Alan Bratton; Graham Rankin (Scot) lost to John Harris 1 hole; Gary Wolstenholme (Eng) bt Tiger Woods 1 hole.
SUNDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Sherry bt Chris Riley 2 holes; David Howell (Eng) bt Begay 2&1; Gallacher bt Trip Kuehne 3&2; Jody Fanagan (Ire) bt Courville 3&2; Howard halved with Jackson; Foster halved with Marucci; Harrington lost to Harris 3&2; Wolstenholme lost to Woods 4&3.
1993
R&A / USGA
USA
Interlachen
19 - 5
The Walker Cup (34th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x ten singles. Result: USA 19, GB&I 5. Non-playing captains: Vinny Giles (USA); George Macgregor (Scot/GB&I). [Interlachen CC, Edina, nr Minneapolis, Minnesota].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Allen Doyle bt Iain Pyman (Eng) 1 hole; David Berganio Jr lost to Matt Stanford (Eng) 3&2; Jay Sigel lost to Dean Robertson (Scot) 3&2; Kelly Mitchum halved with Stuart Cage (Eng); Tim Herron bt Padraig Harrington (Ire) 1 hole; Danny Yates III bt Paul Page (Eng) 2&1; Todd Demsey bt Raymond Russell (Scot) 2&1; Justin Leonard bt Raymond Burns (N.Ire) 4&3; Brian Gay lost to Van Phillips (Eng) 2&1; John Harris bt Bradley Dredge (Wales) 4&3.
THURSDAY SINGLES (ten 18-hole matches): Doyle bt Robertson 4&3; Harris bt Pyman 3&2; Yates bt Cage 2&1; Gay halved with Harrington; Sigel bt Page 5&4; Herron bt Phillips 3&2; Mitchum bt Russell 4&2; Berganio lost to Burns 1 hole; Demsey bt Dredge 3&2; Leonard bt Stanford 5&4.
NOTE: This marked the last of Jay Sigel's nine consecutive Walker Cup appearances for the USA, during which time he was twice the playing captain (1983 and 1985). He was never a non-playing captain. In a total of 33 foursomes and singles matches played, he won 18, lost 10 and halved 5.
1991
R&A / USGA
USA
Portmarnock
14 - 10
The Walker Cup (33rd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 14, GB&I 10. Non-playing captains: Jim Gabrielsen (USA); George Macgregor (Scot/GB&I). [Portmarnock GC, nr Dublin, Ireland].
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Andrew Coltart (Scot) lost to Phil Mickelson 4&3; Jim Payne (Eng) bt Franklin Langham 2&1; Gary Evans (Eng) bt David Duval 2&1; Ricky Willison (Eng) lost to Bob May 2&1; Garth McGimpsey (Ire) bt Mike Sposa 1 hole; Paul McGinley (Ire) lost to Allen Doyle 6&4; Garry Hay (Scot) bt Tom Scherrer 1 hole; Liam White (Eng) lost to Jay Sigel 4&3.
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): James Milligan (Scot) lost to Mickelson 1 hole; Payne bt Doyle 3&1; Evans lost to Langham 4&2; Coltart bt Sigel 1 hole; Willison bt Scherrer 3&2; Padraig Harrington (Ire) lost to David Eger 3&2; McGimpsey lost to May 4&3; Hay lost to Mitch Voges 3&1.
1989
R&A / USGA
GB&I
Peachtree GC, GA
12.5 - 11.5
The Walker Cup (32nd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 12.5, USA 11.5. Non-playing captains: Fred Ridley (USA); Geoff Marks (Eng/GB&I). [Peachtree GC, Atlanta, Georgia].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Robert Gamez bt James Milligan (Scot) 7&6; Doug Martin lost to Russell Claydon (Eng) 5&4; Eric Meeks halved with Stephen Dodd (Wales); Ralph Howe III lost to Eoghan O'Connell (Ire) 5&4; Danny Yates lost to Peter McEvoy (Eng) 2&1; Phil Mickelson bt Garth McGimpsey (Ire) 4&2; Greg Lesher lost to Craig Cassells (Eng) 1 hole; Jay Sigel halved with Neil Roderick (Wales).
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Gamez bt Dodd 1 hole; Martin halved with Andrew Hare (Eng); Lesher bt Claydon 3&2; Yates bt McEvoy 4&3; Mickelson halved with O'Connell; David Eger bt Roderick 4&2; Kevin Johnson bt Cassells 4&2; Sigel halved with Milligan. Not involved in the singles: Darren Prosser (Eng).
NOTE: Allen Doyle was named for the USA team but had to pull out with a ruptured disc in his back. He was replaced by Greg Lesher.
1987
R&A / USGA
USA
16.5 - 7.5
The Walker Cup (31st). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 16.5, GB&I 7.5. Non-playing captains: Fred Ridley (USA); Geoff Marks (Eng/GB&I). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): David Curry (Eng) bt Buddy Alexander 2 holes; Jeremy Robinson (Eng) lost to Billy Andrade 7&5; Colin Montgomerie (Scot) bt Jim Sorenson 3&2; Robert Eggo (Eng) lost to Jay Sigel 3&2; John McHenry (Ire) lost to Brian Montgomery 1 hole; Paul Girvan (Scot) lost to Bob Lewis Jr 3&2; David Carrick (Scot) lost to Billy Mayfair 2 holes; Graeme Shaw (Scot) bt Chris Kite 1 hole.
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Curry lost to Alexander 5&4; Montgomerie bt Andrade 4&2; McHenry bt Bill Loeffler 3&2; Shaw halved with Sorenson; Robinson bt Len Mattiace 1 hole; Carrick lost to Lewis 3&2; Eggo lost to Mayfair 1 hole; Girvan lost to Sigel 6&5. Not involved in the singles: George Macgregor (Scot) and Paul Mayo (Wales).
1985
R&A / USGA
USA
Pine Valley, NJ
13 - 11
The Walker Cup (30th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 13, GB&I 11. Playing captain: Jay Sigel (USA); non-playing captain: Charlie Green (Scot/GB&I). [Pine Valley GC, Clementon, NJ].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Scott Verplank bt Garth McGimpsey (Ire) 2&1; Sam Randolph bt Paul Mayo (Wales) 5&4; Randy Sonnier halved with John Hawksworth (Eng); Jay Sigel bt Colin Montgomerie (Scot) 5&4; Bob Lewis Jr lost to Peter McEvoy (Eng) 2&1; Clark Burroughs lost to George Macgregor (Scot) 2 holes; Duffy Waldorf bt David Gilford (Eng) 4&2; Jerry Haas lost to Sandy Stephen (Scot) 2&1.
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Randolph halved with McGimpsey; Verplank bt Montgomerie 1 hole; Sigel lost to Hawksworth 4&3; Davis Love III bt McEvoy 5&3; Sonnier lost to Peter Baker (Eng) 5&4; Burroughs lost to Macgregor 3&2; Lewis bt Cecil Bloice (Scot) 4&3; Waldorf lost to Stephen 2&1. Not involved in the singles: Mike Podolak (USA).
1983
R&A / USGA
USA
13.5 - 10.5
The Walker Cup (29th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 13.5, GB&I 10.5. Playing captain: Jay Sigel (USA); non-playing captain: Charlie Green (Scot/GB&I). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Philip Walton (Ire) bt Jay Sigel 1 hole; Stephen Keppler (Eng) lost to Rick Fehr 1 hole; George Macgregor (Scot) halved with Willie Wood; David Carrick (Scot) lost to Brad Faxon 3&1; Andrew Oldcorn (Eng) bt Billy Tuten 4&3; Philip Parkin (Wales) bt Nathaniel Crosby 5&4; Arthur Pierse (Ire) lost to Bob Lewis Jr 3&1; Lindsay Mann (Scot) lost to Jim Holtgrieve 6&5.
THURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Walton bt Wood 2&1; Parkin lost to Faxon 3&2; Macgregor lost to Fehr 2&1; Martin Thompson (Eng) lost to Tuten 3&2; Mann halved with David Tentis; Keppler lost to B. Lewis 6&5; Oldcorn bt Holtgrieve 3&2; Carrick lost to Sigel 3&2.
Not involved in the singles: William Hoffer (USA) and Malcolm Lewis (Eng).
1981
R&A / USGA
USA
Cypress Point
15 - 9
The Walker Cup (28th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 15, GB&I 9. Non-playing captains: Jim Gabrielsen (USA); Rodney Foster (Eng/GB&I). [Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, California].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Hal Sutton bt Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) 3&1; Joe Rassett bt Colin Dalgliesh (Scot) 1 hole; Philip Walton (Ire) bt Ron Commans 1 hole; Bob Lewis Jr lost to Roger Chapman (Eng) 2&1; Jodie Mudd bt Geoff Godwin (Eng) 1 hole; Corey Pavin bt Ian Hutcheon (Scot) 4&3; Dick Von Tacky lost to Paul Way (Eng) 3&1; Jay Sigel bt Peter McEvoy (Eng) 4&2.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Sutton lost to Chapman 1 hole; Jim Holtgrieve bt Rafferty 2&1; Frank Fuhrer III bt Walton 4&3; Sigel bt Way 6&5; Mudd bt Dalgliesh 7&5; Commans halved with Godwin; Rassett bt Peter Deeble (Eng) 4&3; Pavin halved with Duncan Evans (Wales).
1979
R&A / USGA
USA
15.5 - 8.5
The Walker Cup (27th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 15.5, GB&I 8.5. Non-playing captains: Dick Siderowf (USA); Rodney Foster (Eng/GB&I). [Muirfield-The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Peter McEvoy (Eng) halved with Jay Sigel; John Davies (Eng) lost to Doug Clarke 8&7; James Buckley (Wales) lost to Scott Hoch 9&7; Ian Hutcheon (Scot) lost to Jim Holtgrieve 6&4; Brian Marchbank (Scot) bt Michael Peck 1 hole; Geoff Godwin (Eng) bt Griff Moody III 3&2; Michael Kelley (Eng) bt Doug Fischesser 3&2; Allan Brodie (Scot) lost to Michael Gove 3&2.
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): McEvoy lost to Hoch 3&1; Gordon Brand Jr (Scot) lost to Clarke 2&1; Godwin lost to Gove 3&2; Hutcheon lost to Peck 2&1; Brodie bt Martin West III 3&2; Kelley lost to Moody 3&2; Marchbank lost to Hal Sutton 3&1; Iain Carslaw (Scot) lost to Jay Sigel 2&1.
1977
R&A / USGA
USA
Shinnecock Hills
16 - 8
The Walker Cup (26th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 16, GB&I 8. Non-playing captains: Lewis "Lou" Oehmig (USA); Alexander "Sandy" Saddler (Scot/GB&I). [Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton, Long Island, NY].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Lindy Miller bt Peter McEvoy (Eng) 2 holes; John Fought bt Ian Hutcheon (Scot) 4&3; Scott Simpson bt Gordon Murray (Scot) 7&6; Vance Heafner bt John Davies (Eng) 4&3; Bill Sander lost to Allan Brodie (Scot) 4&3; Gary Hallberg lost to Steve Martin (Scot) 3&2; Fred Ridley bt Sandy Lyle (Scot) 2 holes; Jay Sigel bt Paul McKellar (Scot) 5&3.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Miller bt Martin 1 hole; Fought bt Davies 2&1; Sander lost to Brodie 2&1; Hallberg bt McEvoy 4&3; Dick Siderowf lost to Michael Kelley (Eng) 2&1; Mike Brannan lost to Hutcheon 2 holes; Ridley bt Lyle 5&3; Sigel bt Peter Deeble (Eng) 1 hole.
1975
R&A / USGA
USA
15.5 - 8.5
The Walker Cup (25th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 15.5, GB&I 8.5. Non-playing captains: Ed Updegraff (USA); David Marsh (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
WEDNESDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Mark James (Eng) bt Jerry Pate 2&1; John Davies (Eng) halved with Curtis Strange; Paddy Mulcare (Ire) bt Dick Siderowf 1 hole; Hugh Stuart (Scot) lost to Gary Koch 3&2; Martin Poxon (Eng) lost to John Grace 3&1; Ian Hutcheon (Scot) halved with William C. "Bill" Campbell; Richard Eyles (Eng) lost to Jay Haas 2&1; George Macgregor (Scot) lost to Vinny Giles III 5&4.
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Hutcheon bt Pate 3&2; Mulcare lost to Strange 4&3; James lost to Koch 5&4; Davies bt George Burns 2&1; Charlie Green (Scot) lost to Craig Stadler 3&2; Eyles lost to Campbell 2&1; Peter Hedges (Eng) halved with Giles.
NOTE: This marked the last of Bill Campbell's eight Walker Cup appearances for the USA, during which time he was the team's non-playing captain in 1955. In a total of 18 foursomes and singles matches played, he won 11, lost 4 and halved 3.
1973
R&A / USGA
USA
14 - 10
The Walker Cup (24th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 14, GB&I 10. Non-playing captains: Jess Sweetser (USA); David Marsh (Eng/GB&I). [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Vinny Giles III bt Hugh Stuart (Scot) 5&4; Dick Siderowf bt Michael Bonallack (Eng) 4&2; Gary Koch lost to John Davies (Eng) 1 hole; Martin West III lost to Howard Clark (Eng) 2&1; Danny Edwards bt Rodney Foster (Eng) 2 holes; Michael Killian lost to Michael King (Eng) 1 hole; Bill Rogers lost to Charlie Green (Scot) 1 hole; Mark Pfeil lost to William Milne (Scot) 4&3.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): James Ellis lost to Stuart 5&4; Siderowf lost to Davies 3&2; Edwards bt Trevor Homer (Eng) 2&1; Giles halved with Green; West bt King 1 hole; Killian lost to Milne 2&1; Koch halved with Peter Hedges (Eng); Pfeil bt Clark 1 hole.
Douglas Ballenger (USA) was not involved in the singles.
NOTE: This marked the last of Michael Bonallack's nine consecutive Walker Cup appearances for GB&I, during which time he was twice the playing captain (1969 and 1971). He was never a non-playing captain. In a total of 25 foursomes and singles matches played, he won 8, lost 14 and halved 3.
1971
R&A / USGA
GB&I
13 - 11
The Walker Cup (23rd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: GB&I 13, USA 11; for the first time each team got o.5 pts for a halved match. Non-playing captain: John M. Winters (USA); playing captain: Michael Bonallack (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
FIRST DAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Charlie Green (Scot) lost to Lanny Wadkins 1 hole; Michael Bonallack (Eng) lost to Vinny Giles III 1 hole; Geoff Marks (Eng) lost to Allen Miller III 1 hole; Scott Macdonald (Scot) lost to Steve Melnyk 3&2; Roddy Carr (Ire) halved with Bill Hyndman III; Warren Humphreys (Eng) lost to Jim Gabrielsen 1 hole; Hugh Stuart (Scot) bt John Farquhar 3&2; Rodney Foster (Eng) lost to Tom Kite 3&2.
SECOND DAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Bonallack lost to Wadkins 3&1; Stuart bt Giles 2&1; Humphreys bt Melnyk 2&1; Green bt Miller 1 hole; Carr bt Jim Simons 2 holes; George Macgregor (Scot) bt Gabrielsen 1 hole; David Marsh (Eng) bt Hyndman 1 hole; Marks lost to Kite 3&2.
William C. "Bill" Campbell (USA) was not involved in the singles.
1969
R&A / USGA
USA
10 - 8
The Walker Cup (22nd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 10, GB&I 8; no points awarded for the six halved matches. Non-playing captain: Billy Joe Patton (USA); playing captain: Michael Bonallack (Eng/GB&I). [Milwaukee CC, River Hills, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Bruce Fleisher halved with Michael Bonallack (Eng); Vinny Giles III bt Charlie Green (Scot) 1 hole; Allen Miller III bt Bruce Critchley (Eng) 1 hole; Dick Siderowf bt Peter Tupling (Eng) 6&5; Steve Melnyk lost to Peter Benka (Eng) 3&1; Lanny Wadkins lost to Geoff Marks (Eng) 1 hole; John Bohmann bt Michael King (Eng) 2&1; Ed Updegraff bt Rodney Foster (Eng) 6&5.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Fleisher lost to Bonallack 5&4; Siderowf halved with Critchley; Miller bt King 1 hole; Giles halved with Tom Craddock (Ire); Joe Inman bt Benka 2&1; Bohmann lost to Andrew Brooks (Scot) 4&3; Bill Hyndman III halved with Green; Updegraff lost to Marks 3&2.
1967
R&A / USGA
USA
13 - 7
The Walker Cup (21st). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 13, GB&I 7; no points awarded for the four halved matches. Non-playing captain: Jess Sweetser (USA); playing captain: Joe Carr (Ire/GB&I). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Ronnie Shade (Scot) lost to William C. "Bill" Campbell 2&1; Rodney Foster (Eng) lost to Bob Murphy Jr 2&1; Michael Bonallack (Eng) halved with Downing Gray Jr; Michael Attenborough (Eng) lost to Ron Cerrudo 4&3; Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) lost to Bob Dickson 6&4; Tom Craddock (Ire) lost to Jack Lewis Jr 2&1; Sandy Pirie (Scot) halved with Don Allen; Sandy Saddler (Scot) bt Marty Fleckman 3&2.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Shade lost to Campbell 3&2; Bonallack bt Murphy 4&2; Saddler bt Gray 3&2; Foster halved with Cerrudo; Pirie lost to Dickson 4&3; Craddock bt Lewis 5&4; Oosterhuis lost to James A. Grant 1 hole; Dudley Millensted (Eng) lost to Edgar M. Tutwiler 3&1.
Joe Carr (GB capt) was not involved in the singles.
NOTE: This marked the last of Joe Carr's eleven consecutive Walker Cup appearances for GB&I, during which time he was once the non-playing captain (1965) and once the playing captain (1967). In a total of 20 foursomes and singles matches played, he won 5, lost 14 and halved 1.
1965
R&A / USGA
Tied
Baltimore CC
11 - 11
The Walker Cup (20th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 11, GB&I 11; no points awarded for the two halved matches. Non-playing captains: John W. Fischer (USA); Joe Carr (Ire/GB&I). [East course, Baltimore CC - Five Farms, Lutherville, Maryland].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): William C. "Bill" Campbell bt Michael Bonallack (Eng) 6&5; Deane Beman bt Rodney Foster (Eng) 2 holes; Downing Gray Jr lost to Ronnie Shade (Scot) 3&1; John Mark Hopkins lost to Clive Clark (Eng) 5&3; Billy Joe Patton lost to Peter Townsend (Eng) 3&2; Dale Morey lost to Sandy Saddler (Scot) 2&1; Don Allen lost to Gordon Cosh (Scot) 2 holes; Ed Updegraff lost to Michael Lunt (Eng) 2&1.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Campbell bt Foster 3&2; Beman bt Saddler 1 hole; Edgar M. Tutwiler bt Shade 5&3; Allen lost to Cosh 4&3; Gray bt Townsend 1 hole; Hopkins halved with Clive Clark; Dave Eichelberger bt Bonallack 5&3; Patton bt Lunt 4&2.
Gordon Clark (Eng) was not involved in the singles. Joe Carr (GB&I capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches.
1963
R&A / USGA
USA
12 - 8
The Walker Cup (19th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in 2x four foursomes and 2x eight singles. Result: USA 12, GB&I 8; no points awarded for the four halved matches. Non-playing captains: Richard Tufts (USA); Charles Lawrie (Scot/GB&I). [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Stuart Murray (Scot) bt Deane Beman 3&1; Martin Christmas (Eng) lost to Billy Joe Patton 3&2; Joe Carr (Ire) bt Richard "R.H." Sikes 7&5; David Sheahan (Ire) bt Labron Harris Jr 1 hole; Michael Bonallack (Eng) bt Richard Davies 1 hole; Sandy Saddler (Scot) halved with Charles Coe; Ronnie Shade (Scot) bt Downing Gray Jr 4&3; Michael Lunt (Eng) halved with Charles B. Smith.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 18-hole matches): Murray lost to Patton 3&2; Sheahan bt Davies 1 hole; Carr lost to Ed Updegraff 4&3; Bonallack lost to Harris 3&2; Lunt lost to Robert W. Gardner 3&2; Saddler halved with Beman; Shade bt Gray 2&1; Charlie Green (Scot) lost to Coe 4&3.
David Madeley (Ire) was not involved in the singles.
1961
R&A / USGA
USA
Seattle GC
11 - 1
The Walker Cup (18th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 11, GB&I 1. Non-playing captains: Jack Westland (USA); Charles Lawrie (Scot/GB&I). [Seattle GC, Seattle, Washington].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Deane Beman bt Michael Bonallack (Eng) 3&2; Charles Coe beat Michael Lunt (Eng) 5&4; Frank Taylor Jr bt James Walker (Scot) 3&2; Bill Hyndman III bt David Frame (Eng) 7&6; Jack Nicklaus bt Joe Carr (Ire) 6&4; Charles B. Smith lost to Martin Christmas (Eng) 3&2; Robert W. Gardner bt Ronnie Shade (Scot) 1 hole; Don Cherry bt David Blair (Scot) 5&4.
Robert E. Cochran (USA), Eugene S. Andrews (USA), Brian Chapman (Eng) and Gordon Huddy (Eng) were not involved in the singles.
NOTE: this was the second of Jack Nicklaus's two Walker Cup appearances.
1959
R&A / USGA
USA
9 - 3
The Walker Cup (17th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 3. Playing captain: Charles Coe (USA); non-playing captain: Gerald Micklem (Eng/GB&I). [Muirfield-The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Joe Carr (Ire) bt Charles Coe 3&1; Guy Wolstenholme (Eng) lost to E. Harvie Ward 9&8; R. Reid Jack (Scot) bt Billy Joe Patton 5&3; Doug Sewell (Eng) lost to Bill Hyndman III 4&3; Alec Shepperson (Eng) bt Tommy Aaron 2&1; Michael Bonallack (Eng) lost to Deane Beman 2 holes; Michael Lunt (Eng) lost to H. Ward Wettlaufer 6&5; Dickson Smith (Scot) lost to Jack Nicklaus 5&4.
Arthur Perowne (Eng) and Frank Taylor Jr (USA) were not involved in the singles. David Marsh (Eng) did not play in any of the matches. The USA sent a nine-man team, which included their captain.
NOTE: 19-year-old Jack Nicklaus was making the first of his two Walker Cup appearances. His lifelong friend Arnold Palmer never played in the Walker Cup despite winning the U.S. Amateur championship in 1954, the year he turned professional.
1957
R&A / USGA
USA
Minikahda Club
8 - 3
The Walker Cup (16th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 8, GB&I 3; no points awarded for the one halved match. Non-playing captains: Charles Coe (USA); Gerald Micklem (Eng/GB&I). [Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota].
SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Billy Joe Patton bt R. Reid Jack (Scot) 1 hole; William C. "Bill" Campbell bt Joe Carr (Ire) 3&2; Rex Baxter Jr bt Alan Thirlwell (Eng) 4&3; Bill Hyndman III bt Frank Deighton (Scot) 7&6; Joe Campbell lost to Alan Bussell (Scot) 2&1; Frank Taylor Jr bt Doug Sewell (Eng) 1 hole; Mason Rudolph bt Philip Scrutton (Eng) 3&2; Hillman Robbins Jr lost to Guy Wolstenholme (Eng) 2&1.
Arnold Blum (USA), Chuck Kocsis (USA) and Alec Shepperson (Eng) were not involved in the singles. Walker Cup debutant Michael Bonnallack (Eng) did not play in any of the matches.
NOTE: Also debuting for GB&I was Doug Sewell, not a typical international amateur golfer of that time. Sewell was a railway signals wireman by trade. He belonged to the Hook Heath Artisans GC, which was attached to Woking GC, where his father was an assistant greenkeeper. In return for a certain amount of work on the course during the year, the artisans enjoyed playing rights on the course ... but only at certain times, and not before 4pm on weekends in the summer.
1955
R&A / USGA
USA
10 - 2
The Walker Cup (15th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 10, GB&I 2. Non-playing captains: William C. "Bill" Campbell (USA); G. Alex Hill (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Ronnie White (Eng) lost to E. Harvie Ward 6&5; Philip Scrutton (Eng) lost to Billy Joe Patton 2&1; Ian Caldwell (Eng) bt Dale Morey 1 hole; Joe Carr (Ire) lost to Don Cherry 5&4; David Blair (Scot) bt Joseph Conrad 1 hole; Bunny Millward (Eng) lost to Bruce Cudd 2 holes; Cecil Ewing (Ire) lost to James Jackson 6&4; John Morgan (Wales) lost to Dick Yost 8&7.
Gerald Micklem (Eng) and Robin Cater (Scot) were not involved in the singles. Bill Campbell (USA capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent a nine-man team, which included their captain.
1953
R&A / USGA
USA
Kittansett
9 - 3
The Walker Cup (14th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 3. Non-playing captains: Charlie Yates (USA); Tony Duncan (Wales/GB&I). [The Kittansett Club, Marion, Massachusetts].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): E. Harvie Ward bt Joe Carr (Ire) 4&3; Dick Chapman lost to Ronnie White (Eng) 1 hole; Gene Littler bt Gerald Micklem (Eng) 5&3; Jack Westland bt Roy MacGregor (Scot) 7&5; Don Cherry bt Norman Drew (N.Ire) 9&7; Ken Venturi bt Jimmy Wilson (Scot) 9&8; Charles Coe lost to John L. Morgan (Wales) 3&2; Sam Urzetta bt John Langley (Eng) 3&2.
William C. "Bill" Campbell (USA), James Jackson (USA) and Arthur Perowne (Eng) were not involved in the singles. Tony Duncan (GB capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches.
1951
R&A / USGA
USA
6 - 3
The Walker Cup (13th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 6, GB&I 3; no points awarded for the three halved matches. Playing captain: Willie Turnesa (USA); non-playing captain: Raymond Oppenheimer (Eng/GB&I). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): S. Max McCready (Ire) lost to Sam Urzetta 4&3; Joe Carr (Ire) bt Frank Stranahan 2&1; Ronnie White (Eng) bt Charles Coe 2&1; John Langley (Eng) lost to James McHale Jr 2 holes; Cecil Ewing (Ire) lost to William C. "Bill" Campbell 5&4; Alex Kyle (Scot) bt Willie Turnesa 2 holes; Ian Caldwell (Eng) halved with Harold Paddock Jr; John Morgan (Wales) lost to Dick Chapman 7&6.
Robert Knowles Jr (USA) and Jimmy Bruen (Ire) were not involved in the singles. Frank Deighton (Scot) did not play in any of the matches. The USA sent a nine-man team, which included their playing captain.
1949
R&A / USGA
USA
10 - 2
The Walker Cup (12th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 10, GB&I 2. Non-playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); Percy "Laddie" Lucas (Eng/GB&I). [West course, Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, NY].
SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Willie Turnesa lost to Ronnie White (Eng) 4&3; Frank Stranahan bt S. Max McCready (Ire) 6&5; Robert "Skee" Riegel bt Jimmy Bruen (Ire) 5&4; Johnny Dawson bt Joe Carr (Ire) 5&3; Charles Coe bt Cecil Ewing (Ire) 1 hole; Raymond Billows bt Kenneth Thom (Eng) 2&1; Chuck Kocsis bt Arthur Perowne (Eng) 4&2; James McHale Jr bt Gerald Micklem (Eng) 5&4.
Ted Bishop (USA) and Bruce McCormick (USA) were not involved in the singles. Bunny Millward (Eng) and Percy Lucas (GB capt, eligible to play) did not play in any of the matches.
NOTE: GB&I captain Percy Belgrave "Laddie" Lucas was quite a character. Born in the clubhouse of Prince's Golf Club in Kent, he was referred to as the "wee laddie" by a company of Highland soldiers based nearby. Lucas went on to become an accomplished golfer, a much decorated World War II Spitfire pilot and Wing Commander, and after the war a Member of Parliament, newspaper columnist and author.
1947
R&A / USGA
USA
8 - 4
The Walker Cup (11th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 8, GB&I 4. Non-playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); John Beck (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife]. Played for the first time since 1938 due to WWII.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Marvin H. "Bud" Ward 5&3; Joe Carr (Ire) bt Ted Bishop 5&3; Gerald Micklem (Eng) lost to Robert "Skee" Riegel 6&5; Cecil Ewing (Ire) lost to Willie Turnesa 6&5; Charles Stowe (Eng) lost to Frank Stranahan 2&1; Ronnie White (Eng) bt A. Frederick Kammer Jr 4&3; Jimmy Wilson (Scot) lost to Smiley Quick 8&6; Percy "Laddie" Lucas (Eng) lost to Dick Chapman 4&3.
Alex Kyle (Scot) was not involved in the singles. John Beck (GB capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent an eight-man rather than ten-man team.
NOTE: This was the first of Joe Carr's eleven consecutive appearances in the Walker Cup.
1938
R&A / USGA
GB&I
7 - 4
The Walker Cup (10th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: GB&I 7, USA 4; no points awarded for the one halved match. Non-playing captains: John Beck (Eng/GB&I); Francis Ouimet (USA). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife]. Played for the last time until 1947 due to WWII.
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Jimmy Bruen (Ire) lost to Charlie Yates 2&1; Hector Thomson (Scot) bt Johnny Goodman 6&4; Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Johnny Fischer 3&2; Charles Stowe (Eng) bt Chuck Kocsis 2&1; Frank Pennink (Eng) lost to Marvin H. "Bud" Ward 12&11; Cecil Ewing (Ire) bt Raymond Billows 1 hole; Gordon Peters (Scot) bt Reynolds Smith 9&8; Alex Kyle (Scot) bt Freddie Haas Jr 5&4.
Harry Bentley (Eng) was not involved in the singles. John Beck (GB capt, eligible to play) did not select himself for any of the matches. The USA sent an eight-man rather than ten-man team.
NOTE: An unexpected win for GB, coming after some fearful hammerings in the previous five Walker Cups. Young Irish sensation Jimmy Bruen helped inspire the team.
1936
R&A / USGA
USA
Pine Valley, NJ
9 - 0
The Walker Cup (9th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 0; no points awarded for the three halved matches. Non-playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); Dr William "Bill" Tweddell (Eng/GB&I). [Pine Valley GC, Clementon, New Jersey].
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Johnny Goodman bt Hector Thomson (Scot) 3&2; Albert W. "Scotty" Campbell bt Jack McLean (Scot) 5&4; Johnny Fischer bt Cecil Ewing (Ire) 8&7; Reynolds Smith bt G. Alex Hill (Eng) 11&9; Walter Emery bt Gordon Peters (Scot) 1 hole; Charlie Yates bt J. Morton Dykes (Scot) 8&7; George Dunlap Jr bt Harry Bentley (Eng); Ed White bt John Langley (Eng) 6&5.
Harry Givan (USA) and George Voigt (USA) were not involved in the singles. Percy "Laddie" Lucas (Eng) and Bill Tweddell (GB capt, eligible to play) did not play in any of the matches.
NOTE: Although the GB team narrowly avoided being whitewashed in 1928, 1930, 1932 and 1934, their luck finally ran out at Pine Valley in 1936. Against all expectations they bounced back to win the next Walker Cup match in 1938 at St Andrews.
1934
R&A / USGA
USA
9 - 2
The Walker Cup (8th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 2; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); The Hon. Michael Scott (Eng/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Michael Scott (Eng) lost to Johnny Goodman 7&6; Cyril Tolley (Eng) lost to W. Lawson Little Jr 6&5; Leonard Crawley (Eng) lost to Francis Ouimet 5&4; Jack McLean (Scot) lost to George Dunlap Jr 4&3; Eric Fiddian (Eng) lost to Johnny Fischer 5&4; Samuel McKinlay (Scot) lost to Gus Moreland 3&1; Eric McRuvie (Scot) halved with Jack Westland; Tony Torrance (Scot) bt Max Marston 4&3.
Harry Bentley (Eng), Roger Wethered (Eng) and Chandler Egan (USA) were not involved in the singles. Including their respective playing captains, the American team comprised nine players, and GB&I ten.
NOTE: This was the last of Francis Ouimet's eight consecutive playing appearances in the Walker Cup; he also made four more consecutive appearances as the USA's non-playing captain. His association with the Walker Cup spanned the very first official event in 1922 through to the 12th in 1949. In a total of 16 matches played, he won 9, lost 5 and halved 2. Ouimet also played (and won handsomely) in the unofficial USA vs GB match in 1921, the unofficial precursor to the Walker Cup.
1932
R&A / USGA
USA
8 - 1
The Walker Cup (7th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 8, GB&I 1; no points awarded for the three halved matches. Playing captains: Francis Ouimet (USA); Tony Torrance (Eng/GB&I). [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Francis Ouimet halved with Tony Torrance (Scot); Jess Sweetser halved with Bill Stout (Eng); Gus Moreland bt Rex W. Hartley (Eng) 2&1; Jack Westland halved with John Burke (Ire); George Voigt lost to Leonard Crawley (Eng) 1 hole; Maurice McCarthy Jr bt W. Lister Hartley (Eng) 3&2; Charles Seaver bt Eric Fiddian (Eng); George Dunlap Jr bt Eric McRuvie (Scot) 10&9.
William Howell (USA), Don Moe (USA) and John DeForest (Eng) did not play in the singles. Jack Bookless (Scot) did not play in any of the matches.
NOTE: This was the last of Jess Sweetser's six consecutive playing appearances in the Walker Cup; he also returned as the USA's non-playing captain in 1967 and 1973. In a total of 12 matches played, he won 7, lost 4 and halved 1.
William Lister Hartley and his younger brother Rex Weller Hartley were born in Beckenham, Kent in 1904 and 1905 respectively.
1930
R&A / USGA
USA
10 - 2
The Walker Cup (6th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 10, GB&I 2. Playing captains: Bobby Jones (USA); Roger Wethered (Eng/GB&I). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Cyril Tolley (Eng) lost to Harrison Johnston 5&4; Roger Wethered (Eng) lost to Bobby Jones 9&8; Rex Hartley (Eng) lost to George Von Elm 3&2; Ernest Holderness (Eng) lost to George Voigt 10&8; John Nelson Smith (Scot) lost to Oscar F. Willing 2&1; Tony Torrance (Scot) bt Francis Ouimet 7&6; Bill Stout (Eng) lost to Don Moe 1 hole; William Campbell (Scot) lost to Roland MacKenzie 6&5.
John Andrew Lang (Scot) did not play in any of the matches. Including their respective playing captains, the American team comprised eight players, and GB&I nine players.
NOTE: Following a near whitewash in 1928, the GB&I team doubled their points tally in 1930, winning one of the four foursomes, and one of the eight singles.
1928
R&A / USGA
USA
Chicago GC
11 - 1
The Walker Cup (5th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 11, GB&I 1. Playing captains: Bobby Jones (USA); Dr William "Bill" Tweddell (Eng/GB&I). [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, Illinois].
FRIDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Bobby Jones bt Philip Perkins (Eng) 13&12; George Von Elm bt Bill Tweddell (Eng) 3&2; Francis Ouimet bt Major Charles Hezlet (N.Ire) 8&7; Jess Sweetser bt William Hope (Scot) 5&4; Harrison Johnston bt Eustace Storey (Eng) 4&2; Chick Evans lost to Tony Torrance (Scot) 1 hole; Watts Gunn bt Ronald Hardman (Eng) 11&10; Roland MacKenzie bt Noel Martin (N.Ire) 2&1.
John Beck (Eng) and Archibald MacCallum (Scot) did not play in the singles. The American team comprised only eight players, which included their captain.
NOTE: Only Scotland's Tony Torrance landed a face-saving point for GB&I. The USA comfortably won all four of the foursomes and seven of the eight singles. Among some humbling defeats, Philip Perkins was hammered 13 and 12 by Bobby Jones, while USA victories of 11 and 10, and 8 and 7 were also recorded.
1926
R&A / USGA
USA
6 - 5
The Walker Cup (4th). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 6, GB&I 5; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Robert A. Gardner (USA); Robert Harris (Scot/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
THURSDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Cyril Tolley (Eng) lost to Bobby Jones 12&11; Ernest Holderness (Eng) lost to Jess Sweetser 4&3; Roger Wethered (Eng) bt Francis Ouimet 5&4; Major Charles Hezlet (N.Ire) halved with George Von Elm; Robert Harris (Scot) bt Jesse Guilford 2&1; Hon William Brownlow (N.Ire; 4th Baron Lurgan) lost to Watts Gunn 9&8; Eustace Storey (Eng) bt Roland MacKenzie 2&1; Andrew Jamieson Jr (Scot) bt Robert A. Gardner 5&4.
William Murray (Scot) and Alexander F. Simpson (Scot) did not play in any of the matches. The American team comprised only eight players, which included their captain.
1924
R&A / USGA
USA
Garden City GC
9 - 3
The Walker Cup (3rd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 9, GB&I 3. Playing captains: Robert A. Gardner (USA); Cyril Tolley (Eng/GB&I). [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long Island, NY].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Max Marston lost to Cyril Tolley (Eng) 1 hole; Bobby Jones bt Major Charles Hezlet (N.Ire) 4&3; Chick Evans bt William Murray (Scot) 2&1; Francis Ouimet bt Eustace Storey (Eng) 1 hole; Jess Sweetser lost to Hon. Michael Scott (Eng) 7&6; Robert A. Gardner bt William Hope (Scot) 3&2; Jesse Guilford bt Tony Torrance (Scot) 2&1; Oscar F. Willing bt Dennis Kyle (Scot) 3&2.
Not involved in the singles: William C. Fownes Jr (USA), Harrison Johnston (USA), Robert Scott Jr (Scot; not related to Michael Scott) and Orme Bristow (Eng).
1923
R&A / USGA
USA
6 - 5
The Walker Cup (2nd). USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Ten top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 6, GB&I 5; no points awarded for the one halved match. Playing captains: Robert A. Gardner (USA); Robert Harris (Scot/GB&I). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
SATURDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Roger Wethered (Eng) halved with Francis Oiumet; Cyril Tolley (Eng) bt Jess Sweetser 4&3; Robert Harris (Scot) lost to Robert A. Gardner 1 hole; Willis Mackenzie (Scot) lost to George V. Rotan 5&4; William Hope (Scot) lost to Max Marston 6&5; Ernest Holderness (Eng) lost to Frederick J. Wright 1 hole; John Wilson (Scot) bt S. Davidson Herron 1 hole; William Murray (Scot) lost to Oscar F. Willing 2&1. Not involved in the singles: Harris R. Johnston (USA), J.F. "Jack" Neville (USA), John Caven (Scot) and Chubby Hooman (Eng).
NOTE: The USA team included Jack Neville, who was on the losing side in his foursomes match, and didn't play in the singles. Neville's name is writ large in golfing lore, as the co-designer with Douglas Grant of Pebble Beach Golf Links.
1922
R&A / USGA
USA
Natl Golf Links
8 - 4
The inaugural Walker Cup. USA vs Gt Britain & Ireland. Eight top amateurs per team competing in four foursomes and eight singles. Result: USA 8, GB&I 4. Playing captain: William C. Fownes Jr (USA); non-playing captain: Robert Harris (Scot/GB&I). [National Golf Links of America, Southampton, Long Island, NY].
TUESDAY SINGLES (eight 36-hole matches; home player stated first): Jesse Guilford bt Cyril Tolley (Eng) 2&1; Bobby Jones bt Roger Wethered (Eng) 3&2; Chick Evans bt John Caven (Scot) 5&4; Francis Oiumet bt Colin Aylmer (Eng) 8&7; Robert Gardner bt William Breck Torrance (Scot) 7&5; Max Marston lost to Willis Mackenzie (Scot) 6&5; William Fownes Jr lost to Bernard Darwin (Eng) 3&1; Jess Sweetser lost to Chubby Hooman (Eng) 37th hole.
NOTE: This was the first official match played for the Walker Cup. An unofficial match between the best amateurs of Gt Britain & Ireland and the USA took place a year earlier in 1921 at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake). The USA won the encounter 9pts to 3pts.
GB&I captain Robert Harris had intended to play, but after being bitten by a large sandfly, he was replaced by Bernard Darwin (The Times golf correspondent) who was was drafted into the GB&I team. Darwin lost in his foursomes with Cyril Tolley, but won his singles match against USA captain Fownes (whose father Henry Fownes was the founder and designer of Oakmont CC).
 

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