Walker Cup Records September 12, 2017

Age | Competitions | Match Play | Course | Miscellaneous

Age

Oldest Player (years/months/days)
55/8, Hon. Michael Scott (GB&I), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1934
55/5/11, William Hyndman (USA), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1971
52/9/11, Michael McCoy (USA), Royal Lytham and St. Annes G.C., Lancashire, England, 2015

Youngest GB&I Player
16/11, Oliver Fisher, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005
17/0/10, Justin Rose, Quaker Ridge G.C., Scarsdale, N.Y., 1997
17/7/15, Ronan Rafferty, Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif., 1981

Youngest USA Player
17, Roland MacKenzie, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1926
18/2/8, Jordan Spieth, Royal Aberdeen G.C., Aberdeen, Scotland, 2011
18/6/25, Brian Harman, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005
18/9/7, Casey Wittenberg, Ganton G.C., Ganton, England, 2003
18/10, Norman Xiong, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017

Oldest Captain (years/months/days)
71/4/7, Jess W. Sweetser (USA), The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1973
70/8/3, John M. Winters Jr. (USA), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1971
67/3/5, John "Spider" Miller (USA), Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
67/2/9, Richard S. Tufts (USA), Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Scotland, 1963

Competitions

Most Times Competed for GB&I
10, Joseph B. Carr (1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1967) (named to team in 1965, but did not play)
8, Michael Bonallack (1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973) (named to team in 1957, but did not play)
6, Cyril Tolley (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1934)
6, R. Cecil Ewing (1936, 1938, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1955)
6, Gary Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)

Most Times Competed for USA
9, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
8, Francis D. Ouimet (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)
7, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975) (named to team in 1955, but did not play)

Most Years Between First and Last USA Selections
24, William C. Campbell (1951 and 1975)
21, Jack Westland (1932 and 1953)
19, Charles Kocsis (1938 and 1957)

Most Years Between First and Last GB&I Selections
20, Joseph B. Carr (1947 and 1967)
19, John B. Beck (1928 and 1947)
19, R. Cecil Ewing (1936 and 1955)
17, John D.A. Langley (1936 and 1953)

Match Play

Largest Winning Margin, Singles (18-Hole Match)
9 and 7, Scott Hoch (USA) d. James Buckley, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
8 and 7, Doug Clarke (USA) d. John Davies, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
8 and 6, Cameron Tringale (USA) d. Luke Goddard, Merion G.C., Ardmore, Pa., 2009

Largest Winning Margin, Singles (36-Hole Match)
13 and 12, Robert T. Jones Jr. (USA) d. T. Philip Perkins, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928
12 and 11, Robert T. Jones Jr. (USA) d. Cyril J.H. Tolley, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1926
12 and 11, Marvin H. Ward (USA) d. J.J. Frank Pennick, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1938
11 and 10, Watts Gunn (USA) d. Ronald Hardman, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928

Largest Winning Margin, Foursomes (18-Hole Match)
8 and 7, Collin Morikawa and Norman Xiong (USA) d. Harry Ellis and Alfie Plant, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
7 and 6, Bob Lewis Jr. and Jim Holtgrieve (USA) d. Malcolm Lewis and Martin Thompson, Royal Liverpool G.C., Hoylake, England, 1983
7 and 6, Bryce Molder and David Eger (USA) d. Steven O’Hara and Marc Warren, Ocean Forest G.C., Sea Island, Ga., 2001
7 and 5, Marvin Giles III and Gary Koch (USA) d. Rodney Foster and Trevor Homer, The Country Club (Championship Course), Brookline, Mass., 1973

Largest Winning Margin, Foursomes (36-Hole Match)
9 and 8, E. Harvie Ward Jr. and Jack Westland (USA) d. John D.A. Langley and Arthur H. Perowne, Kittansett Club, Marion, Mass., 1953
9 and 8, William J. Patton and Charles R. Coe (USA) d. Michael F. Bonallack and Arthur H. Perowne, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1959

USA Highest Winning Percentage, Singles (minimum four matches)
1.000, Robert T. Jones Jr. (5-0-0)
1.000, Peter Uihlein (4-0-0)
.938, William C. Campbell (7-0-1)
.875, Phil Mickelson (3-0-1)

GB&I Highest Winning Percentage, Singles (minimum four matches)
1.000, Luke Donald (4-0-0)
.800, Ronald J. White (4-1-0)
.750, Allan Brodie (3-1-0)
.750, Rhys Davies (3-1-0)
.750, Lloyd Saltman (3-1-0)
.750 Philip Walton (3-1-0)

USA Highest Winning Percentage, Foursomes (minimum four matches)
1.000, Max R. Marston (4-0-0)
1.000, Rickie Fowler (4-0-0)
.885, Brian Harman (3-0-1)
.857, William J. Patton (6-1-0)

GB&I Highest Winning Percentage, Foursomes (minimum four matches)
.800, Roger H. Wethered (4-1-0)
.750, Luke Donald (3-1-0)
.750, James W. Milligan (3-1-0)
.750, Philip Walton (3-1-0)

Most USA Victories, Combined Play
18, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
11, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
11, William J. Patton (1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965)
10, John Harris (1993, 1995, 1997)
10, Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)

Most GB&I Victories, Combined Play
10, Gary P. Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)
8, Michael F. Bonallack (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973)
7, Luke Donald (1999, 2001)

Most USA Points Won, Combined Play
20.5, Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
16.5, William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
11.5, Francis Ouimet (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)
11.0, William J. Patton (1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965)
10.5, Marvin Giles III (1969, 1971, 1973, 1975)
10.0, John Harris (1993, 1995, 1997)
10.0, Bob Lewis Jr. (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)
9.0, Robert T. Jones Jr. (1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930)
8.5, Jess W. Sweetser (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1932)
8.0, Charles R. Coe (1949, 1951, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1963)

Most GB&I Points Won, Combined Play
10.0, Gary P. Wolstenholme (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)
9.5, Michael F. Bonallack (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973)
7.0, Luke Donald (1999, 2001)
7.0, Ronald D.B.M. Shade (1961, 1963, 1965, 1967)
6.5, Ronald J. White (1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955)
6.0, Ian C. Hutcheon (1975, 1977, 1979, 1981)
6.0, George Macgregor (1971, 1975, 1983, 1985, 1987)
6.0, Peter McEvoy (1977, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1989)
6.0, Philip Walton (1981, 1983)
6.0, Roger H. Wethered (1922, 1923, 1926, 1930, 1934)

Most USA Matches Played, Combined
33, Jay Sigel (18-10-5)
18, William C. Campbell (11-4-3)
16, Francis Ouimet (9-5-2)

Most GB&I Matches Played, Combined
25, Michael Bonallack (8-14-3)
20, Joseph B. Carr (5-14-1)
19, Gary Wolstenholme (10-9)

Undefeated in USA Singles Matches (minimum four matches)
5-0, Robert T. Jones Jr.
7-0-1, William C. Campbell
4-0, Peter Uihlein
3-0-1, Phil Mickelson

Undefeated in GB&I Singles Matches (minimum four matches)
4-0, Luke Donald

Undefeated in USA Foursomes Matches (minimum four matches)
4-0, Max R. Marston
4-0, Rickie Fowler
3-0-1, Brian Harmon 

Undefeated in USA Foursomes and Singles Matches (minimum four matches)
6-0, E. Harvie Ward Jr. (3-0, 3-0)
5-0, Donald Cherry (2-0, 3-0)
4-0, Danny Edwards (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Brad Elder (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, John Fought (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Doug Ghim (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Watts Gunn (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Scott Hoch (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Lindy Miller (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Collin Morikawa (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Jack Nicklaus (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Robert H. Riegel (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Dr. Frank M. Taylor (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Sam Urzetta (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Dr. O.F. Willing (2-0, 2-0)

Undefeated in GB&I Foursomes and Singles Matches (minimum four matches)
4-0, Paul Casey (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Andrew Oldcorn (2-0, 2-0)
4-0, Jimmy Mullen (2-0, 2-0)

Players With 4-0 Records in One Match (17)
William C. Campbell, USA (1967)
Dan Edwards, USA (1973)
John Fought, USA (1977)
Lindy Miller, USA (1977)
Scott Hoch, USA (1979)
Andrew Oldcorn, GB&I (1983)
Bob Lewis Jr., USA (1987)
Brad Elder, USA (1997)
John Harris, USA (1997)
Paul Casey, GB&I (1999)
Luke Donald, GB&I (1999)
Rickie Fowler, USA (2009)
Peter Uihlein, USA (2009)
Jimmy Mullen, GB&I (2015)
Doug Ghim, USA (2017)
Maverick McNealy, USA (2017)
Collin Morikawa, USA (2017)

Course

Longest Course
7,334 yards, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), first-day singles, Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
7,311 yards, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), second-day foursomes, Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
7,253 yards, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), second-day singles, Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
7,253 yards, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), first-day foursomes, Los Angeles, Calif., 2017 
7,181 yards, Royal County Down G.C., Newcastle, Northern Ireland, 2007

Shortest Course
6,417 yards, Garden City G.C., Garden City, N.Y., 1924

Most Times Host Site
8, St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland (1923, 1926, 1934, 1938, 1947, 1955, 1971, 1975)

Miscellaneous

Largest Winning Margin, Team
14, USA d. GB&I, 19-5, Interlachen C.C., Edina, Minn., 1993
12, USA d. GB&I, 18-6, Quaker Ridge G.C., Scarsdale, N.Y., 1997
12, USA d. GB&I, 19-7, Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017
10, USA d. GB&I, 11-1, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928
10, USA d. GB&I, 11-1, Seattle (Wash.) G.C., 1961

Highest Point Total, Team
19, USA (d. GB&I, 19-5), Interlachen C.C., Edina, Minn., 1993
19, USA (d. GB&I, 19-7), Los Angeles C.C. (North Course), Los Angeles, Calif., 2017

Most Consecutive Matches Won
9, USA (1922 to 1936)
9, USA (1947 to 1963)
8, USA (1973 to 1987)
3, GB&I (1999 to 2003)
3, USA (2005 to 2009)

Sisters and Brothers in Curtis Cup and Walker Cup
Sally Bonallack (1962 Curtis); Michael Bonallack (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973 Walker)
Terri Moody (1980 Curtis); Griff Moody (1979 Walker)
Kelli Kuehne (1996 Curtis); Trip Kuehne (1995, 2003, 2007 Walker)
Paige Mackenzie (2006 Curtis); Brock Mackenzie (2003 Walker)
Alexis Thompson (2010 Curtis); Nick Thompson (2005 Walker)

Husband and Wife in Curtis Cup and Walker Cup
Angela Bonallack (1956, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966 Curtis); Michael Bonallack (1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973 Walker)

Recent Hole-In-One (1)
Max Homa, second-day singles, 6th hole, National Golf Links of America, Southampton, N.Y., 2013

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