2007 Walker Cup Winner and Match Results

Team USA eked out the one-point victory in the 2007 Walker Cup, the 41st time this tournament was played. Following that result, the overall standing in the series was 33 wins for Team USA, seven for Team GB&I and one tie.

Final Score: United States 12.5, Great Britain & Ireland 11.5

Dates Played: September 8-9, 2007

Location: Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland

Team Captains: Buddy Marucci (USA) and Colin Dalgleish (GB&I)

Team Rosters: USA — Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel, Dustin Johnson, Chris Kirk, Colt Knost, Trip Kuehne, Jamie Lovemark, Jonathan Moore, Webb Simpson, Kyle Stanley. GB&I — Colin Dalgleish, Jonathan Caldwell, Rhys Davies, Nigel Edwards, David Horsey, Rory McIlroy, Llewellyn Matthews, Jamie Moul, John Parry, Lloyd Saltman, Daniel Willett.

Notes: The 2007 USA Walker Cup team was chock full of future PGA Tour stars (and even major winners), while GB&I had Rory McIlroy. It was (looking ahead to the future) star-studded. ... The score was tied 6-6 after Day 1. But on Day 2, Team USA raced out to a 10-6 lead by sweeping the foursomes. ... GB&I won five of the matches in the last singles session, but the comeback wasn't enough.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Billy Horschel/Rickie Fowler, USA, def. Lloyd Saltman/Rhys Davies, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Rory McIlroy/Jonathan Caldwell, GB&I, halved with Colt Knost/Dustin Johnson, USA
  • John Parry/David Horsey, GB&I, def. Trip Kuehne/Kyle Stanley, USA, 2 and 1
  • Jamie Moul/Daniel Willett, GB&I, halved with Webb Simpson/Jonathan Moore, USA
Singles
  • Billy Horschel, USA, def. Rory McIlroy, GB&I, 1-up
  • Rickie Fowler, USA, def. Lloyd Saltman, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Rhys Davies, GB&I, def. Dustin Johnson, USA, 5 and 4
  • Colt Knost, USA, def. Daniel Willett, GB&I, 2-up
  • Jamie Lovemark, USA, def. Llewellyn Matthews, GB&I, 5 and 4
  • Nigel Edwards, GB&I, def. Kyle Stanley, USA, 1-up
  • Jamie Moul, GB&I, def. Chris Kirk, USA, 1-up
  • David Horsey, GB&I, def. Webb Simpson, USA, 1-up
Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Billy Horschel/Rickie Fowler, USA, def. Jonathan Caldwell/Rory McIlroy, 2 and 1
  • Colt Knost/Dustin Johnson, USA, def. Rhys Davies/Nigel Edwards, GB&I, 1-up
  • Trip Kuehne/Jonathan Moore, USA, def. Jamie Moul/Daniel Willett, GB&I, 4 and 2
  • Chris Kirk/Jamie Lovemark, USA, def. David Horsey/John Parry, GB&I, 1-up
Singles
  • Rory McIlroy, GB&I, def. Billy Horschel, USA, 4 and 2
  • Rhys Davies, GB&I, def. Rickie Fowler, USA, 3 and 2
  • Daniel Willett, GB&I, halved with Colt Knost, USA
  • Lloyd Saltman, GB&I, def. Trip Kuehne, U.S, 2 and 1
  • Jonathan Caldwell, GB&I, def. Kyle Stanley, USA, 2-up
  • Jonathan Moore, USA, def. Nigel Edwards, GB&I, 1-up
  • Jamie Lovemark, USA, def. Jamie Moul, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • David Horsey, GB&I, def. Webb Simpson, USA, 1-up

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