1928 – Chicago

USA 11 – 1 GB&I

August 30-31, 1928
Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Chicago, Illinois
6,579 yards / Par 71

Captains: Bobby Jones (USA) and Dr. William Tweddell (GB&I)

Day 1 Foursomes (USA players first) 
Jess Sweetser / George Von Elm beat Philip Perkins / Dr. William Tweddell 7&6 
Bobby Jones Jr / Chick Evans Jr beat Maj. Charles Hezlet / William Hope 5&3
Francis Ouimet / Jimmy Johnston beat Tony Torrance / Eustace Storey 4&2
Watts Gunn / Roland MacKenzie beat John Beck / Dr. Archibald MacCallum 7&5
USA 4 – GB&I 0

Day 2 Singles
Bobby Jones Jr beat Philip Perkins 13&12
George Von Elm beat Dr. William Tweddell 3&2
Francis Ouimet beat Maj. Charles Hezlet 8&7
Jess Sweetser beat William Hope 5&4
Jimmy Johnston beat Eustace Storey 4&2
Chick Evans Jr lost to Tony Torrance 1 hole
Watts Gunn beat Ronald Hardman 11&10
Roland MacKenzie beat Capt. Noel Martin 2&1
USA 7 – GB&I 1

Match Result: USA 11 – GB&I 1

Series Results: USA 5 – GB&I 0 (after Match 5)

WC 1928 USA Team

1928 U.S. Walker Cup Team

(l-r) Back – Maurice McCarthy (dnp), Harrison Johnston, Gene Komans (dnp), Watts Gunn, Roland MacKenzie; Front – Jesse Sweetser, Chick Evans, Bobby Jones (c), George Von Elm, Francis Ouimet (© thegolfauction.com)

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