Concession Cup: U.S. wraps up inaugural win
BRADENTON, Fla. (May 3, 2014) -- The United States put an impressive cap on the inaugural Concession Cup.
Following a dominant day of four-ball, the U.S. squad won eight singles matches on the event's final day to wrap up a 21 1/2-14 1/2 victory over team Great Britain & Ireland at Concession Golf Club.
Robert Lewis, Mike McCoy, Chip Lutz, Trip Kuehne, Todd White, Paul Simson, Patrick Christovich, Nathan Smith and Doug Hanzel all won for the U.S. team during Saturday's final format to cap the American victory.
The Concession Cup is a biennial amateur team match-play competition featuring Mid-Am, Senior and Super Senior competitors representing the United States and Great Britain/Ireland.
The contest is staged in the image and likeness of other amateur team match-play competitions with the focus directed toward celebrating amateur golf and the spirit of international competition. In honor of two of the greatest amateur competitors in the history of the game, a trophy has been commissioned in the names of United States amateur, Bill Campbell and British Amateur, Sir Michael Bonallack – the Campbell/Bonallack trophy will be presented to the winning team at the conclusion of the matches.
For a complete rundown of the Day 3 matches and singles matchups, follow the link below.
ABOUT THE Concession Cup
Created by supporters of amateur golf, The
Concession Cup is an event designed to celebrate
game through international competition while giving
back to worthy causes. The event is a biennial team
competition played between teams comprised of
leading male Mid-Amateurs, Senior Amateurs and
Super Senior Amateurs from the United States
The Concession Cup Committee will select the
participating players through the
Six (6) Mid-Amateurs, age 25 to 54.
Six (6) Senior Amateurs, age 55 and older.
Two (2) Senior Amateurs, age 65 and older.
The competition is conducted over three
days through the traditional team match-play
formats of foursome, four-ball and singles.
In honor of two of the greatest amateur competitors
in the history of
the game, a trophy has been commissioned in
the names of United States amateur, Bill
Campbell and British Amateur, Sir Michael
Bonallack – the Campbell/Bonallack trophy will
be presented to the winning team at the
conclusion of the matches.
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