2021 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 2021 Walker Cup was the 48th time this biennial amateur team competition between amateur male golfers from the United States and Great Britain & Ireland was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 38 wins for the United States, nine wins for Team GB&I, plus one tie.

Final Score: United States 14, Great Britain & Ireland 12

Dates Played: May 8-9, 2021

Location: Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Florida

Team Captains: Stuart Wilson for Great Britain & Ireland; Nathaniel Crosby for the United States

Team Rosters:

  • Team GB&I — Barclay Brown, Jack Dyer, Alex Fitzpatrick, Angus Flanagan, Ben Jones, Matty Lamb, Joe Long, John Murphy, Mark Power, Ben Schmidt
  • Team USA — Ricky Castillo, Pierceson Coody, Quade Cummins, Austin Eckroat, Stewart Hagestad, Cole Hammer, William Mouw, John Pak, Tyler Strafaci, Davis Thompson
Notes: This close-fought Walker Cup ended with a 2-point victory for the American side, which was captained by Nathaniel Crosby, son of legendary entertainer Bing Crosby. It was the fifth consecutive time the USA side successfully won on its home turf.

University of Florida sophomore Ricky Castillo was the star for Team USA, compiling a perfect 4-0 record. The deciding point for the Americans was earned by Cole Hammer, who had a 3-0-1 record in the competition. Team USA led by only a single point entering the final singles session, but Austin Eckroat and Pierceson Coody won the opening two singles to give the American side a small cushion it managed to hold onto.

2021 Walker Cup Results

Day 1 Scoring

Foursomes
  • Cole Hammer/Davis Thompson, USA, def. Alex Fitzpatrick/Barclay Brown, GB&I, 1-up
  • Mark Power/John Murphy, GB&I, def. Quade Cummins/Austin Eckroat, USA, 1-up
  • Mac Meissner/Ricky Castillo, USA, def. Jack Dyer/Matty Lamb, GB&I, 2-up
  • Angus Flanagan/Jake Bolton, GB&I, def. Stewart Hagestad/William Mouw, 1-up
Score after first session: GB&I 2, USA 2

Singles

  • Pierceson Coody, USA, def. Alex Fitpatrick, GB&I, 2-up
  • Mark Power, GB&I, def. Davis Thompson, USA, 3 and 2
  • Ricky Castillo, USA, def. Ben Schmidt, GB&I, 5 and 3
  • William Mouw, USA, def. Ben Jones, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Matty Lamb, GB&I, def. Quade Cummins, USA, 2 and 1
  • Austin Eckroat, USA, def. Angus Flanagan, GB&I, 1-up
  • Barclay Brown, GB&I, def. John Pak, USA, 2 and 1
  • Cole Hammer, USA, def. John Murphy, GB&I, 3 and 1
Score of second session: USA 5, GB&I 3
Cumulative score after two sessions: USA 7, GB&I 5

Day 2 Scoring

Foursomes
  • Mark Power/John Murphy, GB&I, def. Pierceson Coody/John Pak, USA, 1-up
  • Ricky Castillo/William Mouw, USA, def. Alex Fitzpatrick/Barclay Brown, GB&I, 1-up
  • Angus Flanagan/Ben Schmidt, GB&I, halved with Davis Thompson/Cole Hammer, USA
  • Matty Lamb/Jack Dyer, GB&I, def. Stewart Hagestad/Tyler Strafaci, USA, 6 and 5
Score of third session: GB&I 2.5, USA 1.5
Cumulative score after three sessions: USA 8.5, GB&I 7.5

Singles

  • Austin Eckroat, USA, def. Mark Power, GB&I, 7 and 6
  • Pierceson Coody, USA, def. Alex Fitzpatrick, GB&I, 3 and 1
  • Joe Long, GB&I, def. John Pak, USA, 1-up
  • Matty Lamb, GB&I, def. Davis Thompson, USA, 2-up
  • Barclay Brown, GB&I, halved with Quade Cummins, USA
  • Angus Flanagan, GB&I, def. William Mouw, USA, 1-up
  • Ricky Castillo, USA, def. John Murphy, GB&I, 2 and 1
  • Jack Dyer, GB&I, def. Tyler Strafaci, USA, 1-up
  • Cole Hammer, USA, def. Ben Schmidt, GB&I, 4 and 3
  • Stewart Hagestad, USA, def. Ben Jones, GB&I, 4 and 2
Score of fourth session: USA 5.5, GB&I 4.5
Overall and final score: USA 14, GB&I 12

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