1995 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1995 Walker Cup was the 35th time this competition took place. Following the Great Britain & Ireland team's victory, the all-time standings were 30 wins for Team USA, four wins for Team GB&I, one tie.

Final Score: Great Britain & Ireland 14, United States 10

Dates Played: September 9-10, 1995

Location: Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in Porthcawl, Wales

Team Captains: Downing Gray for the United States, Clive Brown for Great Britain & Ireland

Team Rosters:

  • USA — Notah Begay III, Alan Bratton, Jerry Courville Jr., Kris Cox, John Harris, Tim Jackson, Trip Kuehne, Buddy Marucci Jr., Chris Riley, Tiger Woods
  • GB&I — Jody Fanagan, Mark Foster, Stephen Gallacher, Padraig Harrington, Barclay Howard, David Howell, Lee James, Graham Rankin, Gordon Sherry, Gary Wolstenholme
Notes: Team USA won the opening foursomes session, but Team GB&I won both singles sessions to claim its fourth-ever Walker Cup win. GB&I won the Day 1 singles by a 5.5 to 2.5 score, and the Day 2 singles by a 5-3 score. In the Day 2 session, GB&I won the first four singles games played to clinch the win.

Gary Wolstenholme made the first of six consecutive playing appearances for GB&I. Following his last at the 2005 Walker Cup, he held the GB&I records for most match wins in the Walker Cup with 10, and most points earned with 10.5.

Tiger Woods went 2-2 in his only Walker Cup appearance. He faced Wolstenholme in two singles matches, and they split: Wolstenholme won on Day 1, 1-up; Woods got the win on Day 2, 4-and-3.

For USA, Trip Kuehne made the first of three playing appearances. When his sister Kelli Kuehne played in the 1996 Curtis Cup, they became the third brother-sister pair to complete the Walker/Curtis Cup double.

1995 Walker Cup Results

Day 1

  • John Harris/Tiger Woods, USA, def. Gordon Sherry/Stephen Gallacher, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Mark Foster/David Howell, GB&I, halved with Alan Bratton/Chris Riley, USA
  • Notah Begay III/Tim Jackson, USA, def. Graham Rankin/Barclay Howard, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Padraig Harrington/Jody Fanagan, GB&I, def. Kris Cox/Trip Kuehne, USA, 5 and 3
Score after first session: USA 2.5, GB&I 1.5


  • Gordon Sherry, GB&I, def. Notah Begay III, USA, 3 and 2
  • Kris Cox, USA, def. Lee S. James, GB&I, 1-up
  • Mark Foster, GB&I, def. Buddy Marucci, USA, 4 and 3
  • Stephen Gallacher, GB&I, def. Tim Jackson, USA, 4 and 3
  • Padraig Harrington, GB&I, def. Jerry Courville Jr., 2-up
  • Alan Bratton, USA, halved with Barclay Howard, GB&I
  • John Harris, USA, def. Graham Rankin, GB&I, 1-up
  • Gary Wolstenholme, GB&I, def. Tiger Woods, USA, 1-up
Score of second session: GB&I 5.5, USA 2.5
Cumulative score after two sessions: GB&I 7, USA 5

Day 2

  • Alan Bratton/Chris Riley, USA, def. Gordon Sherry/Stephen Gallacher, GB&I, 4 and 2
  • Mark Foster/David Howell, GB&I, def. Kris Cox/Trip Kuehne, USA, 3 and 2
  • Buddy Marucci/Jerry Courville Jr., USA, def. Gary Wolstenholme/Lee S. James, GB&I, 6 and 5
  • Padraig Harrington/Jody Fanagan, GB&I, def. John Harris/Tiger Woods, USA, 2 and 1
Score of third session: USA 2, GB&I 2
Cumulative score after three sessions: GB&I 9, USA 7


  • Gordon Sherry, GB&I, def. Chris Riley, USA, 2-up
  • David Howell, GB&I, def. Notah Begay III, USA, 2 and 1
  • Stephen Gallacher, GB&I, def. Trip Kuehne, USA, 3 and 2
  • Jody Fanagan, GB&I, def. Jerry Courville Jr., USA, 3 and 2
  • Tim Jackson, USA, halved with Barclay Howard, GB&I
  • Mark Foster, GB&I, halved with Buddy Marucci, USA
  • John Harris, USA, def. Padraig Harrington, GB&I, 3 and 2
  • Tiger Woods, USA, def. Gary Wolstenholme, GB&I, 4 and 3
Score of fourth session: GB&I 5, USA 3
Overall and final score: GB&I 14, USA 10

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