Posts tagged with: "Walker Cup"

NEWS: USGA Revises International Team Selection Process View More
Team USA poses with the Walker Cup at Los Angeles Country Club in 2017. (Photo Credit: Chris Keane/USGA)

NEWS: USGA Revises International Team Selection Process

Aiming for transparency and clarity, the USGA on Thursday announced several changes to the selection process for international team competitions. The most notable change will be the move to automatic selections for the U.S. squads in the World Amateur Team Championships, Walker Cup and Curtis Cup. The U.S. Amateur and…

QUICK TAKE: Walker Cup Has A Flavor All Its Own View More
The Walker Cup Trophy (Photo credit: David Cannon/R&A via Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Walker Cup Has A Flavor All Its Own

LOS ANGELES | The Walker Cup is: The biennial two-day match-play event between amateurs from the US and Great Britain and Ireland named after the grandfather of former President George HW Bush and the great grandfather of George W Bush, the 41st and 43rd presidents of the US, respectively. The…

NEWS: Miller Advocates Three-Day Walker Cup View More
U.S. Walker Cup captain John "Spider" Miller is advocating adding a third day of competition to the current weekend-only, 36-hole format. (Photo: R&A)

NEWS: Miller Advocates Three-Day Walker Cup

LOS ANGELES | Few things matter more in golf to U.S. Walker Cup captain John “Spider” Miller than the spirit of amateurism embodied in the Walker Cup Match, which takes place this weekend at Los Angeles Country Club. As he wraps up his four-year term as captain, Miller hopes the…

NEWS: Ingram Replaces Watson As GB&I Walker Cup Captain View More
Craig Watson will not captain the GB&I Walker Cup team due to a serious illness in his immediate family. (Photo credit: Kenneth Smith Photography)

NEWS: Ingram Replaces Watson As GB&I Walker Cup Captain

Craig Watson, who was preparing to captain the Great Britain & Ireland team at the 46th Walker Cup Match next week, no longer will lead the team because of a serious illness to a person in his immediate family. In his absence, Andrew Ingram, chairman of the GB&I selectors, will…