Mystery illness and rain dampens Walker Cup spirits - News Summed Up

Mystery illness and rain dampens Walker Cup spirits


GB&I's Barclay Brown walks to the third tee during a practice day for the Walker Cup golf tournament at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Florida yesterday. Photo: Gerald Herbert/PAPaul McGinley insists Great Britain and Ireland must come roaring out of the traps if they’re to shock the USA and win just their third Walker Cup on US soil this weekend. Kinsale’s John Murphy and England’s Angus Flanagan as well as two US players missed practice on Wednesday due to gastrointestinal issues before the number of affected players rose to 10 yesterday. “The players have adhered to the strict health and safety guidelines established as a code of conduct for the match. “We know from Ryder Cups that 82pc of matches that are up after six holes don’t lose,” he said.


Source: Irish Independent May 08, 2021 01:30 UTC



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