Walker Cup Day One Matches & Starting Times
08 Sep 2017
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: The Walker Cup, St. Andrews - Old Course

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 9, 2017) - The 46th Walker Cup Match between the United States Team and the Great Britain & Ireland Team begins Saturday morning at Los Angeles Country Club.

The U.S. Team is trying to avenge a 16½-9½ loss at at Royal Lytham & St Annes in the 2015 match.

Related: Walker Cup: TV Times, Schedule of Play from LACC
Related: TOURNAMENT CENTRAL: The 46th Walker Cup Match

The morning session features 4 alternate shot (foursomes) matches, followed by 8 singles matches in the afternoon.

Morning Foursomes

The schedule for Saturday morning's foursomes matches is as follows (all times PDT):

Match 1, 7:15 AM

Match 2, 7:30 AM

Match 3, 7:45 AM

Match 4, 8:00 AM

For the GB&I team, Matthew Jordan and Robert MacIntyre will sit out the morning session. For the U.S. team, Stewart Hagestad and Braden Thornberry will take the morning off.


Afternoon Singles

The schedule for Saturday afternoon's singles matches is as follows (all times PDT):

Match 1, 12:45 PM
Harry Ellis

Match 2, 12:55 PM
Connor Syme
Norman Xiong
v. Norman Xiong (USA)

Match 3, 1:05 PM
Stewart Hagestad

Match 4, 1:15 PM
Paul McBride
Collin Morikawa

Match 5, 1:25 PM
Will Zalatoris

Match 6, 1:35 PM
Cameron Champ
v. Cameron Champ (USA)

Match 7, 1:45 PM
David Boote
Doug Ghim
v. Doug Ghim (USA)

Match 8, 1:55 PM
Maverick McNealy

For the GB&I team, Alfie Plant and Jack Davidson will sit out the afternoon session. For the U.S. team, Doc Redman and Scottie Scheffler will take the afternoon off.


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.

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