Uihlein, Tringale named to Walker Cup team

Peter Uihlein and Cameron Tringale earned the final spots on the U.S. Walker Cup team.

Peter Uihlein and Cameron Tringale earned the final spots on the U.S. Walker Cup team.

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TULSA, Okla. – Peter Uihlein and Cameron Tringale were selected as the final two members of the U.S. Walker Cup team, sources told Golfweek.

Uihlein advanced to the quarterfinals at the U.S. Amateur, and Tringale made to the Round of 16.

Uihlein, 20, who will be a junior at Oklahoma State, is the third member of last year’s Cowboys team to make the team, joining Rickie Fowler and Morgan Hoffmann.

Tringale, 22, recently completed his eligibility at Georgia Tech.

Tim Jackson, 50, who earned medalist honors at Southern Hills, has been named first alternate. Ben Martin, who was defeated in the championship match at the U.S. Amateur by Byeong-Hun An, will be the second alternate.

The Walker Cup will take place Sept. 12-13 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. The Americans lead the series 33-7-1.

TEAM USA

  • Bud Cauley
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Brendan Gielow
  • Brian Harman
  • Morgan Hoffmann
  • Adam Mitchell
  • Nathan Smith
  • Drew Weaver
  • Peter Uihlein
  • Cameron Tringale
  • Captain: Buddy Marucci

TEAM GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND

  • Wallace Booth
  • Gavin Dear
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Luke Goddard
  • Matt Haines
  • Stiggy Hodgson
  • Sam Hutsby
  • Niall Kearney
  • Chris Paisley
  • Dale Whitnell
  • Captain: Colin Dalgleish
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