Captain Spider Miller gets first look at Walker Cup hopefuls
Charlie Danielson (center) with captain Spidey Miller<br>Photo by USGA/Chris Keane
Charlie Danielson (center) with captain Spidey Miller
Photo by USGA/Chris Keane
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (Dec. 26, 2014) — Walker Cup captain Spider Miller got his first look at the 16 players vying for a coveted spot on the Walker Cup team.

The group participated in a practice session Dec. 17-20 at Frederica Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga. and the USGA was there with exclusive photos. Take a look at the link provided below.

USGA Photos from Walker Cup Practice Session

ABOUT THE The Walker Cup

The Walker Cup Match is a biennial 10-man amateur team competition between the USA and a team composed of players from Great Britain and Ireland and selected by The R&A. It is played over two days with 18 singles matches and eight foursomes (alternate-shot) matches.

The first United States Walker Cup Team, which in 1922 defeated the GB&I side, 8-4, at the National Golf Links of America, is considered among the best teams ever and included Francis Ouimet, Bob Jones, Charles “Chick” Evans and Jess Sweetser. Many of the game’s greatest players have taken part in Walker Cup competition, including U.S. Open champions Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth for the USA and Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose for Great Britain and Ireland.

The USA leads the overall series 35-8-1.

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