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.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
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