2009 Walker Cup: Winner and Match Results

It was a seven-point victory for Team USA at the 2009 Walker Cup, which was the 42nd time the tournament was played. With this result, the overall standing in series history was 34 wins for Team USA, seven for Team GB&I, and one tie.

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

Dates Played: September 12-13, 2009

Location: Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

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

Team Rosters: GB&I — Wallace Booth, Gavin Dear, Niall Kearney, Tommy Fleetwood, Luke Goddard, Matt Haines, Stiggy Hodgson, Sam Hutsby, Chris Paisley, Dale Whitnell. USA — Bud Cauley, Rickie Fowler, Brendan Gielow, Brian Harman, Morgan Hoffmann, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Smith, Cameron Tringale, Peter Uihlein, Drew Weaver.

Notes: Team USA got off to a hot start, claiming the first three matches played in the Day 1 foursomes. The Americans then claimed five of the available eight singles points on Day 1 for an overall 8-4 lead. ... Another 3-1 foursomes win to start Day 2 virtually sealed it for the United States, which won its third consecutive Walker Cup. ... Rickie Fowler and Peter Uihlein each went 4-0-0 for Team USA.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Brian Harman/Morgan Hoffman, USA, def. Wallace Booth/Sam Hutsby, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Peter Uihlein/Nathan Smith, USA, def. Gavin Dear/Matt Haines, GB&I, 1-up
  • Rickie Fowler/Bud Cauley, USA, def. Luke Goddard/Dale Whitnell, GB&I, 6 and 5
  • Stiggy Hodgson/Niall Kearney, GB&I, def. Cameron Tringale/Adam Mitchell, USA, 3 and 1
Singles
  • Gavin Dear, GB&I, halved with Brian Harman, USA
  • Rickie Fowler, USA, def. Sam Hutsby, GB&I, 7 and 6
  • Wallace Booth, GB&I, halved with Cameron Tringdale, USA
  • Matt Haines, GB&I, halved with Morgan Hoffman, USA
  • Peter Uihlein, USA, def. Tommy Fleetwood, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Chris Paisley, GB&I, halved with Drew Weaver, USA
  • Bud Cauley, USA, def. Niall Kearney, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Stiggy Hodgson, GB&I, def. Brendan Geilow, USA, 2 and 1
Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Brian Harman/Adam Mitchell, USA, def. Gavin Dear/Matt Haines, GB&I, 3 and 2
  • Rickie Fowler/Bud Cauley, USA, def. Stiggy Hodgson/Niall Kearney, GB&I, 1-up
  • Wallace Booth/Sam Hutsby, GB&I, def. Drew Weaver/Brendan Gielow, USA, 3 and 2
  • Nathan Smith/Peter Uihlein, USA, def. Chris Paisley/Dale Whitnell, GB&I, 5 and 4
Singles
  • Gavin Dear, GB&I, def. Brian Harman, USA, 3 and 2
  • Rickie Fowler, USA, def. Matt Haines, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Peter Uihlein, USA, def. Stiggy Hodgson, GB&I, 3 and 1
  • Morgan Hoffman, USA, def. Wallace Booth, GB&I, 1-up
  • Chris Paisley, GB&I, halved with Bud Cauley, USA
  • Sam Hutsby, GB&I, def. Adam Mitchell, USA, 1-up
  • Tommy Fleetwood, GB&I, def. Drew Weaver, USA, 1-up
  • Cameron Tringdale, USA, def. Luke Goddard, GB&I, 8 and 6
  • Niall Kearney, GB&I, def. Nathan Smith, USA, 3 and 2
  • Brendan Gielow, USA, def. Dale Whitnell, GB&I, 4 and 3
Players' W-L-T Records

GB&I
Stiggy Hodgson, 2-2-0
Sam Hutsby, 2-2-0
Niall Kearney, 2-2-0
Tommy Fleetwood, 1-1-0
Wallace Booth, 1-2-1
Gavin Dear, 1-2-1
Chris Paisley, 0-1-2
Matt Haines, 0-3-1
Luke Goddard, 0-2-0
Dale Whitnell, 0-3-0

USA
Rickie Fowler, 4-0-0
Peter Uihlein, 4-0-0
Bud Cauley, 3-0-1
Morgan Hoffmann, 2-0-1
Brian Harman, 2-1-1
Nathan Smith, 2-1-0
Cameron Tringale, 1-1-1
Brendan Gielow, 1-2-0
Adam Mitchell, 1-2-0
Drew Weaver, 0-2-1

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