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Balicki: Walker Cup is amateur golf at its best | Golf News at Golfweek: Walker Cup news: For longtime Golfweek

Balicki: Walker Cup is amateur golf at its best | Golf News at Golfweek: Walker Cup news: For longtime Golfweek

For years, upon years, upon years, not many people paid very much attention to the Walker Cup. An international biennial competition between the top amateur golfers from the United States and Great Britain & Ireland. Photo Gallery Walker Cup match through the years Photos from the Walker Cup match through the years Other than the players themselves, their families and friends, and those involved with the two organizations that stage the event - the USGA and the R&A - there just wasn’t a whole lot of interest. One of the big reasons was because the Americans were so totally dominant in the first 60-plus years. The first Walker Cup Match took place in 1922 at National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y. The U.S. won that one and the next eight as well. In fact, of the first 31 competitions, America won 28, while losing a mere two and having one end in a tie. But in 19...

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