Walker Cup Pairings: Day One
01 Sep 2023
by Justin Golba of

see also: View results for The Walker Cup, Cypress Point Club, John Gough Rankings, Nick Dunlap Profile

As we approach the start of the 49th Walker Cup at The Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, the pairings and drawings are set for Day One.

The first session will feature four foursomes matches. The U.S., which has won three straight Walker Cups, have split each of the last three opening sessions. When the GB&I last won the Walker Cup in 2015, they took a 3-1 lead after Day 1 Foursomes.

For GB&I, Jack Bigham and Liam Nolan are sitting out Saturday Foursomes, while Connor Graham and James Ashfield are sitting out Saturday Singles.

For the United States, Austin Greaser and Nick Gabrelcik are sitting out Saturday Foursomes, while Ben James and Dylan Menante are sitting out the Saturday Singles.



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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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