Can GB&I claim Walker Cup? – BBC Sport

September 8, 2011 · uncategorized

It feels like the old days when the United States would routinely bash Great Britain & Ireland in the Walker Cup.

The US team defending the trophy at Royal Aberdeen this weekend are odds-on favourites to claim victory for the fourth match running.

Certainly, the US amateur scene is packed full of talent. Jim Holtgrieve’s team boasts the top four players in the current amateur world rankings but their GB&I opposition should still feel capable of wrestling back the trophy for the first time since 2003.

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