2001 Walker Cup: GB&I 15, USA 9

Team GB&I defeated Team USA in the 2001 Walker Cup, making it two wins in a row for the GB&I side — the first time in Walker Cup history that happened. With this result, the overall standing of the series was 31 wins for Team USA, six wins for Team GB&I and one tie.

Final Score: Great Britain & Ireland 15, United States 9

Dates Played: August 11-12, 2001

Location: Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Georgia

Team Captains: Peter McEvey (GB&I) and Danny Yates (USA)

Team Rosters: GB&I — Luke Donald, Nick Dougherty, Nigel Edwards, Jamie Elson, Michael Hoey, Graeme McDowell, Richard McEvoy, Steve O'Hara, Marc Warren, Gary Wolstenholme. USA — Nick Cassini, Erik Compton, James Driscoll, David Eger, Lucas Glover, Danny Green, John Harris, Bryce Molder, Jeff Quinney, D.J. Trahan.

Notes: The United States led by one point (6.5 to 5.5) following Day 1, but GB&I dominated Day 2. That included winning the singles sessions by a 6.5 to 1.5 score. Luke Donald won both his singles matches, beating Jeff Quinney and Lucas Glover, and posted a 3-1-0 match record.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Steven O'Hara/Gary Wolstenholme, GB&I, def. Danny Green/D.J. Trahan, USA, 5 and 3
  • Nick Cassini/Lucas Glover, USA, def. Luke Donald/Nick Dougherty, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Jamie Elson/Richard McEvoy, GB&I, halved with David Eger/Bryce Molder, USA
  • Graeme McDowell/Michael Hoey, GB&I, def. James Driscoll/Jeff Quinney, USA, 3 and 1
Singles
  • Erik Compton, USA, def. Gary Wolstenholme, GB&I, 3 and 2
  • D.J. Trahan, USA, def. Steve O'Hara, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Nick Dougherty, GB&I, def. James Driscoll, USA, 2 and 1
  • Nick Cassini, USA, def. Nigel Edwards, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Marc Warren, GB&I, def. John Harris, USA, 5 and 4
  • Luke Donald, GB&I, def. Jeff Quinney, USA, 4 and 2
  • Bryce Molder, USA, def. Graeme McDowell, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Lucas Glover, USA, def. Michael Hoey, GB&I, 1-up
Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Luke Donald/Nick Dougherty, GB&I, def. Erik Compton/John Harris, USA, 3 and 2
  • Graeme McDowell/Michael Hoey, GB&I, def. Nick Cassini/Lucas Glover, USA, 2 and 1
  • David Eger/Bryce Molder, USA, def. Steven O'Hara/Marc Warren, GB&I, 7 and 6
  • Jamie Elson/Richard McEvoy, GB&I, def. Danny Green/D.J. Trahan, USA, 1-up
Singles
  • Luke Donald, GB&I, def. Lucas Glover, USA, 3 and 2
  • Nick Dougherty, GB&I, def. D.J. Trahan, 1-up
  • Bryce Molder, USA, def. Graeme McDowell, GB&I, 1-up
  • Steve O'Hara, GB&I, def. John Harris, USA, 4 and 3
  • Marc Warren, GB&I, def. James Driscoll, USA, 2 and 1
  • Michael Hoey, GB&I, def. Danny Green, USA, 1-up
  • Jamie Elson, GB&I, halved with Erik Compton, USA
  • Gary Wolstenholme, GB&I, def. Nick Cassini, USA, 4 and 3

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