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Walker Cup: Saturday morning foursomes pairings at Seminole
08 May 2021
by Pete Wlodkowski of AmateurGolf.com

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Team USA First Alternate Mac Meissner (practicing while listening to some classic rock)<br> will see action this morning
Team USA First Alternate Mac Meissner (practicing while listening to some classic rock)
will see action this morning

Players are ready, and Seminole Golf Club is ready. It's time for the 48th Walker Cup matches in South Florida.

You can watch more than 10 hours of coverage on Golf Channel and Peacock, as the historic matches that place USA against Great Britain and Ireland get underway. Foursomes is first -- with 8 of the 10 USA players (including first alternates Mac Meissner for USA and Jake Bolton for GB&I) get ready to do battle for each side.

Meissner looked cool as a cucumber as he warmed up listening to some classic rock. "Tom Petty?" I asked him?

"I was earlier," he replied.

When in Florida...

The alternates were at the ready, given the non-Covid virus that hit both teams (and captains) hard Thursday and Friday. Hopefully all original ten players on both sides will see action before the weekend is done, as allowed for in the official match rules. Whatever you watch on TV this weekend, make sure you see how these players do at the venerable Seminole Golf Club. It's seldom seen on TV.



Pairings and tee times for Saturday morning's foursomes matches at the 48th Walker Cup Match at the 7,256-yard, par-72 Seminole Golf Club:

All Times EDT

Morning Foursomes Pairings

8:20 a.m. – Alex Fitzpatrick and Barclay Brown, GB&I vs. Cole Hammer and Davis Thompson, USA
8:35 a.m. – Mark Power and John Murphy, GB&I vs. Quade Cummins and Austin Eckroat, USA
8:50 a.m. – Jack Dyer and Matty Lamb, GB&I vs. Mac Meissner and Ricky Castillo, USA
9:05 a.m. – Angus Flanagan and Jake Bolton, GB&I vs. Stewart Hagestad and William Mouw, USA

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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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