Weekend Recap Sept. 8-10: Team USA wins Walker Cup, more
13 Sep 2017
by Sam Dostaler of AmateurGolf.com
(September 13, 2017) - There is no debate at what the highlight of the weekend was. At the 46th Walker Cup Matches Team USA dominated as they regained the cup
with a 19-7 win over Great Britain & Ireland.
We were there throughout the matches and if you missed anything or just want to read about it again you can find all of our 2017 Walker Cup coverage on our Tournament Central.
Scott Harvey was in the winners circle once again, winning the North Carolina Mid-Amateur. The win tied Harvey with his father Bill for career Carolinas Golf Association wins at eight.
A tour player and his caddie switched roles, with the caddie qualifying for his first USGA championship.
Hurricane Irma affected millions of people in Florida and across the Southeast, resulting in the cancellation, postponement, or rescheduling of golf tournaments across the region.
In college action No. 18 Georgia Tech picked up an impressive win at the Carpet Capital Collegiate. The medalist honor was earned by Florida's Alejandro Tosti.
Over the weekend the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur got underway with Lara Tennant playing on her home course and Helene Chartrand sharing medalist honors. Match play began on Monday morning.
In other regional action Chris Thayer won the Colorado Mid-Amateur with a 54th hole birdie, clutch play lifted Stan Gann Jr. to the Georgia Public Links title, at the Tennessee Mid-Amateur Matt Cooper emerged while the duo of Liam Brace and Jimmy Kozikowski won the Arizona Four-Ball.