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Opening pairings announced for 45th Walker Cup match

The pairings for the opening foursomes and afternoon singles on the first day of the 45th Walker Cup match at Royal Lytham & St Annes were announced at today’s opening ceremony.

Walker Cup Teams
Walker Cup Teams

Team Captains Nigel Edwards and John "Spider" Miller presented the players from the Great Britain and Ireland and USA teams at the flag-raising ceremony before the opening pairings were revealed by Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of The R&A.

The first foursomes match gets underway tomorrow at 9am and will see Maverick McNealy and Hunter Stewart from the USA take on GB&I’s Ashley Chesters and Jimmy Mullen.

The afternoon singles matches begin at 1.45pm with America’s Bryson DeChambeau facing Chesters.

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