1938 – St. Andrews

GB&I 7 – 4 USA

June 3-4, 1938
The Old Course, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
6,612 yards / Par 73

Captains: John Beck (GB&I) and Francis Ouimet (USA

Day 1 Foursomes (GB&I players first)
Harry Bentley / Jimmy Bruen Jr halved with John Fischer / Charles Kocsis
Gordon Peters / Hector Thomson beat Johnny Goodman / Marvin Ward 4&2
Alex Kyle / Charlie Stowe lost to Charles Yates / Raymond Billows 3&2
Frank Pennink / Leonard Crawley beat Reynolds Smith / Fred Haas Jr 3&1
GB&I 2.5 – USA 1.5

Day 2 Singles
Jimmy Bruen Jr lost to Charles Yates 2&1
Hector Thomson beat Johnny Goodman 6&4
Leonard Crawley lost to John Fischer 3&2
Charlie Stowe beat Charles Kocsis 2&1
Frank Pennink lost to Marvin Ward 12&11
Cecil Ewing beat Raymond Billows 1 hole
Gordon Peters beat Reynolds Smith 9&8
Alex Kyle beat Fred Haas Jr 5&4
GB&I 5 – USA 3

Match Result: GB&I 7.5 – USA 4.5

Series Results: USA 9 – GB&I 1 (after Match 10)

British Pathé video footage of the 1938 Match

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