2015 Walker Cup: Easy Win for GB&I

Team GB&I posted its largest margin of victory yet at the 2015 Walker Cup, winning by seven points. After this result, the overall standing in the match was 35 wins for Team USA, nine for GB&I and one tie.

Final Score: Great Britain & Ireland 16.5, United States 9.5

Dates Played: September 12-13, 2015

Location: Royal Lytham & St. Annes golf club at Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, England

Team Captains: Spider Miller (USA) and Nigel Edwards (GB&I)

Team Rosters: USA — Bryson DeChambeau, Beau Hossler, Lee McCoy, Maverick McNealy, Hunter Stewart, Scott Harvey, Denny McCarthy, Mike McCoy, Jordan Niebrugge, Robby Shelton. GB&I — Ashley Chesters, Paul Dunne, Grant Forrest, Ewen Ferguson, Jack Hume, Gary Hurley, Jack McDonald, Gavin Moynihan, Jimmy Mullen, Cormac Sharvin.

Notes: This was the fifth win out of the last six Walker Cups for GB&I, and the 7-point margin of victory was its largest yet. ... GB&I opened by winning the first-day foursomes session, 3-1. The USA split the Day 1 afternoon foursomes, 4-4, but GB&I won 9.5 of the 14 available points on Day 2. ... GB&I's Jimmy Mullen posted a perfect 4-0-0 record, becoming the first GB&I golfer to go 4-0-0 since Paul Casey and Luke Donald both did it at the 1999 Walker Cup.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Ashley Chesters/Jimmy Mullen, GB&I, def. Maverick McNealy/Hunter Stewart, USA, 3 and 2
  • Beau Hossler/Denny McCarthy, USA, def. Paul Dunne/Gary Hurley, GB&I, 3 and 1
  • Cormac Sharvin/Jack McDonald, GB&I, def. Jordan Niebrugge/Robby Shelton, USA, 5 and 4
  • Jack Hume/Gavin Moynihan, GB&I, def. Lee McCoy/Mike McCoy, USA, 3 and 2
Singles
  • Bryson DeChambeau, USA, halved with Ashley Chesters, GB&I
  • Hunter Stewart, USA, def. Paul Dunne, GB&I, 2-up
  • Scott Harvey, USA, def. Grant Forrest, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Jimmy Mullen, GB&I, def. Denny McCarthy, USA, 2-up
  • Ewen Ferguson, GB&I, def. Maverick McNealy, USA, 1-up
  • Robby Shelton, USA, halved with Gary Hurley, GB&I
  • Beau Hossler, USA, def. Jack Hume, GB&I, 1-up
  • Gavin Moynihan, GB&I, def. Jordan Niebrugge, USA, 4 and 2
Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Ashley Chesters/Jimmy Mullen, GB&I, def. Beau Hossler/Denny McCarthy, USA, 3 and 2
  • Paul Dunne/Gary Hurley, GB&I, def. Mike McCoy/Scott Harvey, USA, 1-up
  • Cormac Sharvin/Jack McDonald, GB&I, def. Hunter Stewart/Lee McCoy, USA, 2-up
  • Bryson DeChambeau/Robby Shelton, USA, def. Gavin Moynihan/Jack Hume, GB&I, 3 and 2
Singles
  • Ashley Chesters, GB&I, def. Jordan Niebrugge, USA, 3 and 1
  • Paul Dunne, GB&I, halved with Maverick McNealy, USA
  • Jimmy Mullen, GB&I, def. Denny McCarthy, USA, 3 and 2
  • Cormac Sharvin, GB&I, def. Mike McCoy, USA, 4 and 3
  • Beau Hossler, USA, def. Ewen Ferguson, GB&I, 1-up
  • Grant Forrest, GB&I, def. Scott Harvey, USA, 2 and 1
  • Gary Hurley, GB&I, def. Hunter Stewart, USA, 1-up
  • Jack McDonald, GB&I, halved with Lee McCoy, USA
  • Jack Hume, GGB&I, halved with Robby Shelton, USA
  • Bryson DeChambeau, USA, def. Gavin Moynihan, GB&I, 6 and 5
Players' W-L-T Records

USA
Bryson DeChambeau, 2-0-1
Beau Hossler, 3-1-0
Robby Shelton, 1-1-2
Scott Harvey, 1-2-0
Hunter Stewart, 1-3-0
Denny McCarthy, 1-3-0
Lee McCoy, 0-2-1
Maverick McNealy, 0-2-1
Mike McCoy, 0-3-0
Jordan Niebrugge, 0-3-0

GB&I
Jimmy Mullen, 4-0-0
Cormac Sharvin, 3-0-0
Ashley Chesters, 3-0-1
Jack McDonald, 2-0-1
Gary Hurley, 2-1-1
Gavin Moynihan, 2-2-0
Grant Forrest, 1-1-0
Ewen Ferguson, 1-1-0
Paul Dunne, 1-2-1
Jack Hume, 1-2-1

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