U.S. team set for Walker Cup

The U.S. team for the 2009 Walker Cup has been set, with the addition of Cameron Tringale, 22 and Peter Uihlein, 20. From the USGA press release: Tringale and
Uihlein are the final two players selected to the USA Team that will compete
against 10 amateurs representing Great Britain and Ireland in the 42nd Walker
Cup Match, to be played Sept. 12-13 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore,
Tim Jackson, 50, of
Germantown, Tenn., has been named as the first alternate for the team. Ben
Martin, 22, of Greenwood, S.C., will be the second alternate. The eight players
previously named to the USA Team on Aug. 9 are Bud Cauley, Rickie Fowler,
Brendan Gielow, Brian Harman, Morgan Hoffmann, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Smith and
Drew Weaver. The captain of the USA Team is George “Buddy”
MarucciJr.The USA Team has
won the last two Matches, posting one-point victories at Chicago (Ill.) Golf
Club in 2005 and at Royal County Down in Newcastle, Ireland, in 2007. The USA
leads the series overall, 33-7-1.

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by Kevin Cunningham