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Complete coverage: 2011 Walker Cup


2011 Walker Cup

Golfweek is on the ground at Royal Aberdeen, ready to bring you all the coverage from the 2011 Walker Cup. Look below for the week’s complete coverage.

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Sunday

Royal upset: Despite a rally from the Americans during Sunday singles, GB&I held on to win their first Walker Cup since 2003. STORY

In control: GB&I wins the morning session, 3.5-.5, to take a 10.5-5.5 lead, only three points away from winning the Cup for the first time since 2003. STORY.

The blog: Check out updates throughout the day, breaking down GB&I’s quest to shock the U.S. and win the Cup for the first time since 2003. BLOG.

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Saturday

Sunday’s pairings: Check out who will be playing when on Sunday. PAIRINGS.

Surprise, surprise: The GB&I squad wins the morning session and plays even in the afternoon, allowing them to take a 7-5 lead into Sunday’s final matches. STORY.

Day 1, in pictures: Check out photos from Saturday’s surprising run by the GB&I squad. PHOTOS.

A violation: Jack Senior unknowingly broke a Walker Cup rule on Saturday, but it ended up not costing GB&I anything. STORY.

Off to a good start: The GB&I team took a surprising 3-1 lead after Saturday’s early foursome matches. STORY.

Everything you need to know: Check out our blog, updated every 20 minutes or so with the latest news from the course, as well as commentary from our amateur golf experts. BLOG.

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Friday

Digital Download: Download Golfweek’s Special Edition: Walker Cup, Day II, which includes plenty of preview content on the eve of Round 1. DOWNLOAD

Matches announced: The Round 1 draw is out and the highlight will be Peter Uihlein taking on GB&I star Tom Lewis in both Saturday sessions. PAIRINGS

Walker Cup blog: The teams have rarely crossed paths on the amateur circuit, with Kelly Kraft and Patrick Cantlay have the most recent success. STORY.

The U.S. needs to . . . Our Asher Wildman provides 5 Things that the U.S. needs to do to drum up even more excitement in Scotland this weekend. 5 THINGS.

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Walker Cup Preview

• Sean Martin: The U.S. squad is heavily favored to win the Walker Cup, but playing links golf could be a bigger factor than one may think. STORY

Ron Balicki: The Walker Cup is amateur golf at its best – just look at a brief history of the biennial competition. STORY

Alistair Tait: Although Steven Brown may not have the resume of some of the other GB&I players, he may prove to be the breakout star at Royal Aberdeen. STORY

Five Things: Royal Aberdeen is almost as quintessential a links as you’ll find, meaning the home team may have some course advantage. STORY

Alistair Tait: It’s a good thing the Walker Cup isn’t played on paper, because it appears the GB&I team is thoroughly out-matched. STORY

Photos: The U.S. and GB&I Walker Cup squads feature some of the best amateur players in the world. Get to know the 20 men battling for the Cup this week at Royal Aberdeen. PHOTOS

Photos: Take a look at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland, the site of the 2011 Walker Cup. PHOTOS

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