2005 Walker Cup

The 40th Walker Cup Match was played on August 13 and 14, 2005 at the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois, United States. Team United States won 12½ to 11½.

40th Walker Cup Match
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DatesAugust 13–14, 2005
VenueChicago Golf Club
LocationWheaton, Illinois
Captains
United States 12½ 11½ United Kingdom
Republic of Ireland
United States wins the Walker Cup
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FormatEdit

The format for play on Saturday and Sunday are the same. There are four matches of foursomes in the morning and eight singles matches in the afternoon. In all, 24 matches are played. Each of the 24 matches is worth one point in the larger team competition. If a match is all square after the 18th hole extra holes are not played. Rather, each side earns ½ a point toward their team total. The team that accumulates at least 12½ points wins the competition.

TeamsEdit

Team Great Britain & IrelandEdit

  &  
Captain:   Garth McGimpsey

Team United StatesEdit

 
Captain: Bob Lewis

Saturday's matchesEdit

Morning foursomesEdit

  &   Results  
Edwards/Davies halved Kim/Harman
Lockerbie/Dinwiddie   1 up Williams/Every
Fisher/Richardson   2 and 1 Overton/Putnam
Ramsay/Saltman    4 and 3 Reifers/Hurley
Foursomes
Overall

Afternoon singlesEdit

  &   Results  
Rhys Davies    4 and 3 Matthew Every
Gary Lockerbie   6 and 5 Anthony Kim
Nigel Edwards   5 and 4 Jeff Overton
Oliver Fisher    2 up Michael Putnam
Matthew Richardson    5 and 4 Nicholas Thompson
Lloyd Saltman    1 up Billy Hurley III
Gary Wolstenholme   1 up J. B. Holmes
Brian McElhinney   2 and 1 Lee Williams
4 Singles 4
Overall

Sunday's matchesEdit

Morning foursomesEdit

  &   Results  
Saltman/Ramsay   4 and 2 Kim/Harman
Davies/Edwards    2 and 1 Every/Williams
Fisher/Richardson   2 and 1 Thompson/Holmes
Lockerbie/Dinwiddie    5 and 3 Putnam/Overton
2 Foursomes 2
Overall

Afternoon singlesEdit

  &   Results  
Gary Wolstenholme    1 up Anthony Kim
Rhys Davies   6 and 5 Brian Harman
Oliver Fisher halved Michael Putnam
Robert Dinwiddie halved Matthew Every
Matthew Richardson    5 and 4 J. B. Holmes
Lloyd Saltman    1 up Kyle Reifers
Nigel Edwards   1 up Jeff Overton
Gary Lockerbie   4 and 3 Lee Williams
4 Singles 4
11½ Overall 12½

VenueEdit

The Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois is a par 70 course with a yardage of 6,782. World Golf Hall of Fame member Charles B. Macdonald is credited with designing the track. The course opened for play in 1894. In 1922, famed architect Seth Raynor made some revisions to the course. Chicago Golf Club has hosted various USGA events, including the 1897, 1900 and 1911 U.S. Open.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°50′41″N 88°06′58″W / 41.844757°N 88.116145°W / 41.844757; -88.116145