Oldest Player
55/8 - Hon. Michael Scott (GB&I), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1934
55/5/11 - William Hyndman (U.S.), St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland, 1971
52/0/23 - William C. Campbell (U.S.) St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland 1975

Youngest GB&I Player
16/11 - Oliver Fisher (GB&I), Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005
17/10 - Justin Rose (GB&I), Quaker Ri dge G.C., Scarsdale, N.Y., 1997
17/7 - Ronan Rafferty (GB&I), Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif., 1981
17/10 - Peter Baker (GB&I), Pine Valley (N.J.) G.C., 1985

Youngest USA Player
17 - Roland Mackenzie (USA), St. Andrews, Scotland, 1926
18/6/25 - Brian Harman (USA), Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 2005


Competitions

Most Times For 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 United States
9-Jay Sigel (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
8-Francis Ouimet (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)
8-William C. Campbell (1951, 1953, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
(named to team in 1955, but did not play)
6-Jess W. Sweetser (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1932)
6-Charles Coe (1949, 1951, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1963)

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 (U.S.) d. James Buckley, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
8 and 7-Doug Clarke (U.S.) d. John Davies, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1979
7 and 6-Scott Simpson (U.S.) d. Gordon Murray, Shinnecock Hills G.C., Southampton, N.Y., 1977
7 and 5-Robert Gamez (U.S.) d. Jim Milligan, Peachtree G.C., Atlanta, Ga., 1989
7 and 5-Joseph B. Carr (GB&I) d. R. H. Sikes, Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Scotland, 1963
7 and 5-Jodie Mudd (U.S.) d. Colin Dalgleish, Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif., 1981
7 and 5-Billy Andrade (USA) d. J. Robinson, Sunningdale G.C. (Old Course), Berkshire, England, 1987

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

Largest Winning Margin, Foursomes (18-Hole Match)
7 and 6-Bob Lewis Jr., and Jim Holtgrieve (U.S.) 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 (U.S.) 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 (U.S.) d. John D. A. Langley and Arthur H. Perowne, Kittansett Club, Marion, Mass., 1953
9 and 8-William J. Patton and Charles R. Coe (U.S.) d. Michael F. Bonallack and Arthur H. Perowne, Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland, 1959

Highest Winning Percentage, Singles (minimum four matches)
1.000-Robert T. Jones Jr., U.S. (5-0-0)
1.000-Luke Donald, GB&I (4-0-0)
.938-William C. Campbell, U.S. (7-0-1)
.875-Phil Mickelson U.S. (3-0-1)
.800-Ronnie White, GBI (4-1-0)
.750-Deane Beman, U.S. (4-1-1)
.750-Robert A. Gardner, U.S. (3-1-0)
.750-Jim Holtgrieve, U.S. (3-1-0)
.750-Allen Miller, U.S. (3-1-0)
.750-Philip Walton, GBI (3-1-0)
.750-Alan Brodie, GBI (3-1-0)
.750-John Harris, U.S. (6-2-0)

Highest Winning Percentage, Foursomes (minimum four matches)
1.000-Max R. Marston, U.S. (4-0-0)
.857-William J. Patton, U.S. (6-1-0)
.833-Jess W. Sweetser, U.S. (5-1-0)
.800-Robert T. Jones Jr., U.S. (4-1-0)
.800-Roger Wethered, GB&I. (4-1-0)

Most Victories, Combined Play
18-Jay Sigel, U.S. (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993)
11-William C. Campbell, U.S. (1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1975)
11-William J. Patton, U.S. (1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965)
10-John Harris, U.S. (1993, 1995, 1997)
10-Bob Lewis Jr., U.S. (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987)
9-Robert T. Jones Jr., U.S. (1922, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930)
9-Francis Ouimet, U.S. (1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934)

Most U.S. 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 (9-8) (all-time GB&I points leader)
18-Peter McEvoy (5-11-2)

Undefeated in U.S. Singles Matches (minimum four matches)
5-0-Robert T. Jones Jr.
7-0-1-Bill Campbell
3-0-1-Phil Mickelson

Undefeated in U.S. Foursomes Matches (minimum four matches)
4-0-Max R. Marston

Undefeated in U.S. 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-David Edwards (2-0, 2-0)
4-0-Brad Elder (2-0, 2-0)
4-0-John Fought (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-Jack Nicklaus (2-0, 2-0)
4-0-Robert H. Riegel (2-0, 2-0)
4-0-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)


Course

Longest Course
7,181 yards — Royal County Down GC, Newcastle, N. Ireland, 2007
7,133 yards — Portmarnock G.C., Dublin, Ireland, 1991
7,113 yards — Ocean Forest G.C., Sea Island, Ga., 2001
7,043 yards — Peachtree G.C., Atlanta, Ga., 1989
7,025 yards — Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Scotland, 1963

Shortest Course
6,417 yards Garden City G.C., Garden City, N.Y., 1924
6,435 yards The Country Club, Brookline, Mass., 1932
6,506 yards Cypress Point Club, Pebble Beach, Calif., 1981
Miscellaneous

Most Times Site of Walker Cup
8-St. Andrews (Old Course), Scotland (1923, 1926, 1934, 1938, 1947, 1955, 1971, 1975)
2-Royal St. George's G.C., Sandwich, England (1930, 1967)
2-The Country Club, Brookline, Mass. (1932, 1973)
2-Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield, Scotland (1959, 1979)
2-Pine Valley (N.J.) G.C. (1936, 1985)

Largest Winning Margin, Team
14-United States d. Great Britian & Ireland, 19-5, Interlachen C.C., Edina, Minn., 1993
12-United States d. Great Britain & Ireland, 18-6, Quaker Ridge G.C., Scarsdale, N.Y., 1997
10-United States d. Great Britain & Ireland, 11-1, Chicago G.C., Wheaton, Ill., 1928
10-United States d. Great Britain & Ireland, 11-1, Seattle (Wash.) G.C., 1961

Most Consecutive Matches Won
9-United States (1922 to 1936)
9-United States (1947 to 1963)
8-United States (1973 to 1987)
3-Great Britain & Ireland (1999-2003)

 

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