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The Walker Cup Connection

Pacific Coast Amateur players who have played in the Walker Cup

Begun in 1922, the Walker Cup is the premiere amateur team competition in the world, pitting a 10-man team from the United States against a 10-man team from Great Britain and Ireland in a biennial two-day competition featuring foursomes and singles matches.  For more information, visit www.walkercup.org.

Among the prominent Pacific Coast Amateur champions and participants are many who have played on U.S. Walker Cup teams (champions are denoted in bold):

 

PLAYER PACIFIC COAST YEAR WALKER CUP TEAM(S)
Chris Williams 2011
2011
Notah Begay III 1995
David Berganio, Jr. 1991 1993
Mike Brannan 1973 1977
Ron Cerrudo 1967
Doug Clark 1979
Ron Commans 1981 1981
Nathaniel Crosby 1993
Jerry Courville 1995, 1997
Todd Dempsey 1993 1993
David Eger 1969, 1991, 2001
Rick Fehr 1983
John Fought 1975 1977
Robert Gamez 1989
Jason Gore 1997
Mike Gove 1979
Randy Leen 1997
Billy Loeffler 1987
Brock MacKenzie 2002, 2003 2004
George "Buddy" Mariucci 1995, 1997
Billy Mayfair 1987, 1988 1987
Eric Meeks 1989
Lindy Miller 1977 1977
Jonathan Moore 2005, 2006 2007
Ryan Moore 2003
Corey Pavin 1981
Mark Pfeil 1972, 1974 1973
Mike Podolak 1985
Michael Putnam 2004 2005
Jeff Quinney 2001
Sam Randolph 1985
Joe Rassett 1981
Bill Sander 1977
Scott Simpson 1977
Randy Sonnier 1985
Craig Stadler 1981
Dr. Ed Updegraff 1967 1963, 1965, 1969
Mitch Voges 1991
Duffy Waldorf 1985
George Zaringer 2003

Four Pacific Coast Amateur Competitors Among 2011 Walker Cup Invites

Several past Pacific Coast Amateur competitors, including reigning champion Andrew Putnam of University Place, Wash., were among 16 players invited by the USGA to an early January practice session for the 2011 team at Old Memorial GC near Tampa.

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