Walker Cup Records February 15, 2020

Age | Competitions | Match Play | Course | Miscellaneous

Age

Oldest Player (years/months/days)
55/8/11, Hon. Michael Scott (GB&I), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1934
55/5/11, William Hyndman (USA), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1971
52/9/11, Michael McCoy (USA), Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C., Lancashire, England, 2015

Youngest GB&I Player
16/11/0, Oliver Fisher, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005
17/0/2, Conor Gough, Royal Liverpool G.C., Hoylake, Merseyside, England, 2019
17/0/10, Justin Rose, Quaker Ridge G.C., Scarsdale, N.Y., 1997
17/7/15, Ronan Rafferty, Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif., 1981

Youngest USA Player
17/7/7. Akshay Bhatia, Royal Liverpool G.C., Hoylake, Merseyside, England, 2019
18/2/8, Jordan Spieth, Royal Aberdeen G.C., Aberdeen, Scotland, 2011
18/6/25, Brian Harman, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005
18/7/28, Brian Montgomery, Sunningdale G.C., Berkshire, England, 1987
18/9/7, Casey Wittenberg, Ganton G.C., Ganton, England, 2003
18/10/0, Norman Xiong, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017

Oldest Captain (years/months/days)
71/4/7, Jess W. Sweetser (USA), The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1973
70/8/3, John M. Winters Jr. (USA), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1971
67/3/5, John "Spider" Miller (USA), Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
67/2/9, Richard S. Tufts (USA), Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Scotland, 1963

Competitions

Most Times Competed for GB&I
10, Joseph B. Carr (1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1967) (named to team in 1965, but did not play)
8, Michael Bonallack (1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973) (named to team in 1957, but did not play)
6, Cyril Tolley (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1934)
6, R. Cecil Ewing (1936, 1938, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1955)
6, Gary Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)

Most Times Competed for USA
9, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
8, Francis D. Ouimet (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)
7, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975) (named to team in 1955, but did not play)

Most Years Between First and Last USA Selections
24, William C. Campbell (1951 and 1975)
21, Jack Westland (1932 and 1953)
19, Charles Kocsis (1938 and 1957)

Most Years Between First and Last GB&I Selections
20, Joseph B. Carr (1947 and 1967)
19, John B. Beck (1928 and 1947)
19, R. Cecil Ewing (1936 and 1955)
17, John D.A. Langley (1936 and 1953)

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, Singles (18-Hole Match)
9 and 7, Scott Hoch (USA) d. James Buckley, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
8 and 7, Doug Clarke (USA) d. John Davies, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
8 and 6, Cameron Tringale (USA) d. Luke Goddard, Merion G.C., Ardmore, Pa., 2009

Largest Winning Margin, Singles (36-Hole Match)
13 and 12, Robert T. Jones Jr. (USA) d. T. Philip Perkins, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928
12 and 11, Robert T. Jones Jr. (USA) d. Cyril J.H. Tolley, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1926
12 and 11, Marvin H. Ward (USA) d. J.J. Frank Pennick, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1938
11 and 10, Watts Gunn (USA) d. Ronald Hardman, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928

Largest Winning Margin, Foursomes (18-Hole Match)
8 and 7, Collin Morikawa and Norman Xiong (USA) d. Harry Ellis and Alfie Plant, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
7 and 6, Bob Lewis Jr. and Jim Holtgrieve (USA) d. Malcolm Lewis and Martin Thompson, Royal Liverpool G.C., Hoylake, England, 1983
7 and 6, Bryce Molder and David Eger (USA) d. Steven O’Hara and Marc Warren, Ocean Forest G.C., Sea Island, Ga., 2001
7 and 5, Marvin Giles III and Gary Koch (USA) d. Rodney Foster and Trevor Homer, The Country Club (Championship Course), Brookline, Mass., 1973

Largest Winning Margin, Foursomes (36-Hole Match)
9 and 8, E. Harvie Ward Jr. and Jack Westland (USA) d. John D.A. Langley and Arthur H. Perowne, Kittansett Club, Marion, Mass., 1953
9 and 8, William J. Patton and Charles R. Coe (USA) d. Michael F. Bonallack and Arthur H. Perowne, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1959

USA Highest Winning Percentage, Singles (minimum four matches)
1.000, Robert T. Jones Jr. (5-0-0)
1.000, Peter Uihlein (4-0-0)
.938, William C. Campbell (7-0-1)
.875, Phil Mickelson (3-0-1)

GB&I Highest Winning Percentage, Singles (minimum four matches)
1.000, Luke Donald (4-0-0)
.800, Ronald J. White (4-1-0)
.750, Allan Brodie (3-1-0)
.750, Rhys Davies (3-1-0)
.750, Lloyd Saltman (3-1-0)
.750 Philip Walton (3-1-0)

USA Highest Winning Percentage, Foursomes (minimum four matches)
1.000, Max R. Marston (4-0-0)
1.000, Rickie Fowler (4-0-0)
.885, Brian Harman (3-0-1)
.857, William J. Patton (6-1-0)

GB&I Highest Winning Percentage, Foursomes (minimum four matches)
.800, Roger H. Wethered (4-1-0)
.750, Luke Donald (3-1-0)
.750, James W. Milligan (3-1-0)
.750, Philip Walton (3-1-0)

Most USA Victories, Combined Play
18, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
11, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
11, William J. Patton (1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965)
10, John Harris (1993, 1995, 1997)
10, Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)

Most GB&I Victories, Combined Play
10, Gary P. Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)
8, Michael F. Bonallack (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973)
7, Luke Donald (1999, 2001)

Most USA Points Won, Combined Play
20.5, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
16.5, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
11.5, Francis Ouimet (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)
11.0, William J. Patton (1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965)
10.5, Marvin Giles III (1969, 1971, 1973, 1975)
10.0, John Harris (1993, 1995, 1997)
10.0, Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)
9.0, Robert T. Jones Jr. (1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930)
8.5, Jess W. Sweetser (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1932)
8.0, Charles R. Coe (1949, 1951, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1963)

Most GB&I Points Won, Combined Play
10.0, Gary P. Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)
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