USA wins Junior Ryder Cup, 16-8
24 Sep 2014
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Junior Ryder Cup, Golf Disneyland

BLAIRGOWIE, Scotland (Sept. 24, 2014) -- USA won its fourth consecutive Junior Ryder Cup, capturing seven of the 12 singles matches to blow out Europe, 16-8, at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Scotland.

Amy Lee secured the winning point for the U.S. team, after defeating Alexandra Forsterling, 6 and 5.

U.S. Women’s Amateur champion Kristen Gillman and Austin Connelly each posted perfect records over the two-day event for Team USA.

The Americans had a three-point lead after the first day; Austin Connelly's lengthy putt and celebration made the ESPN Sportscenter Top 10.

ABOUT THE Junior Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup-style matches between 12-person junior teams from the United States and Great Britain & Ireland. Format includes foursomes, mixed four-ball and singles competition. The United States Junior Ryder Cup Team consists of six boys and six girls who are American citizens and are members of next year's high school graduating class or younger.

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