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2011 Walker Cup

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Rhys Pugh at 2011 Walker Cup

Rhys Pugh went 3-0-0 for Great Britain & Ireland during the 2011 Walker Cup, at the age of 17.

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Great Britain & Ireland 14, United States 12:

Great Britain & Ireland won the 2011 Walker Cup by two points over the United States side. After that outcome, the USA led the overall series 34-8-1, but GB&I was 6-6 in the last 12 Walker Cup competitions.

Irish golfer Paul Cutler led the GB&I side with 3.5 (out of a possible 4) points. And 17-year-old Welsh golfer Rhys Pugh was 3-0-0 for GB&I. On the American side, 18-year-old Jordan Spieth was the only golfer not to suffer defeat, posting a 2-0-1 record, while 2011 U.S. Amateur winner Kelly Kraft was 0-4-0.

Final Score: Great Britain & Ireland 14, United States 12
Site: Royal Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
Captains: USA - Jim Holtgrieve; GB&I - Nigel Edwards

Team Members
• USA: Patrick Cantlay, Harris English, Russell Henley, Patrick Rodgers, Nathan Smith, Chris Williams, Peter Uihlein, Blayne Barber, Kelly Kraft, Jordan Spieth
• GB&I: Steven Brown, James Byrne, Paul Cutler, Alan Dunbar, Stiggy Hodgson, Tom Lewis, Rhys Pugh, Jack Senior, Michael Stewart, Andy Sullivan

Day 1 Results:

Foursomes
• Tom Lewis/Michael Stewart, GBI, def. Peter Uihlein/Harris English, USA, 2 and 1
• Jack Senior/Andy Sullivan, GBI, def. Russell Henley/Kelly Kraft, USA, 2 and 1
• Paul Cutler/Alan Dunbar, GBI, def. Nathan Smith/Blayne Barber, USA, 5 and 4
• Patrick Cantlay/Chris Williams, USA, def. Steven Brown/Stiggy Hodgson, GBI, 5 and 3
Singles
• Peter Uihlein, USA, def. Tom Lewis, GBI, 2 and 1
• Jordan Spieth, USA, def. Jack Senior, GBI, 3 and 2
• Harris English, USA, def. Andy Sullivan, GBI, 2 and 1
• Rhys Pugh, GBI, def. Patrick Rodgers, USA, 2 and 1
• Steven Brown, GBI, def. Russell Henley, USA, 1-up
• James Byrne, GBI, def. Nathan Smith, USA, 2 and 1
• Paul Cutler, GBI, def. Kelly Kraft, USA, 2 and 1
• Patrick Cantlay, USA, def. Michael Stewart, GBI, 2 and 1

Day 2 Results:

Foursomes
• Jordan Spieth/Patrick Rodgers, USA, halved with Tom Lewis/Michael Stewart, GBI
• Jack Senior/Andy Sullivan, GBI, def. Peter Uihlein/Harris English, 3 and 2
• Paul Cutler/Alan Dunbar, GBI, def. Kelly Kraft/Blayne Barber, USA, 2 and 1
• James Byrne/Rhys Pugh, GBI, def. Patrick Cantlay/Chris Williams, USA, 5 and 3
Singles
• Russell Henley, USA, def. Tom Lewis, GBI, 4 and 2
• Jordan Spieth, USA, def. Andy Sullivan, GBI, 3 and 2
• Jack Senior, GBI, halved with Nathan Smith, USA
• Michael Stewart, GBI, def. Patrick Rodgers, USA, 3 and 2
• Peter Uihlein, USA, def. Stiggy Hodgson, GBI, 2 and 1
• Blayne Barber, USA, halved with Steven Brown, GBI
• Rhys Pugh, GBI, def. Kelly Kraft, USA, 2 and 1
• Chris Williams, USA, def. Alan Dunbar, GBI, 1-up
• Harris English, USA, def. James Byrne, GBI, 2 and 1
• Paul Cutler, GBI, halved with Patrick Cantlay, USA
Player Records (wins-losses-halves)

USA
Patrick Cantlay, 2-1-1
Harris English, 2-2-0
Russell Henley, 1-2-0
Patrick Rodgers, 0-2-1
Nathan Smith, 0-2-1
Chris Williams, 2-1-0
Peter Uihlein, 2-2-0
Blayne Barber, 0-2-1
Kelly Kraft, 0-4-0
Jordan Spieth, 2-0-1

GB&I
Steven Brown, 1-1-1
James Byrne, 2-1-0
Paul Cutler, 3-0-1
Alan Dunbar, 2-1-0
Stiggy Hodgson, 0-2-0
Tom Lewis, 1-2-1
Rhys Pugh, 3-0-0
Jack Senior, 2-1-1
Michael Stewart, 2-1-1
Andy Sullivan, 2-2-0

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