1947 – St. Andrews

GB&I 4 – 8 USA

May 16-17, 1947
The Old Course, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
6,883 yards / Par73

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

Day 1 Foursomes (GB&I players first)
Joe Carr / Cecil Ewing lost to Ted Bishop / Robert Riegel 3&2
Leonard Crawley / Laddie Lucas beat Marvin Ward / Smiley Quick 5&4
Alex Kyle / James Wilson lost to Willie Turnesa / Frederick Kammer Jr 5&4
Ronnie White / Charlie Stowe beat Frank Stranahan / Richard Chapman 4&3
GB&I 2 – USA 2

Day 2 Singles
Leonard Crawley lost to Marvin Ward 5&3
Joe Carr beat Ted Bishop 5&3
Gerald Micklem lost to Robert Riegel 6&5
Cecil Ewing lost to Willie Turnesa 6&5
Charlie Stowe lost to Frank Stranahan 2&1
Ronnie White beat Frederick Kammer Jr 4&3
James Wilson lost to Smiley Quick 8&6
Laddie Lucas lost to Richard Chapman 4&3
GB&I 2 – USA 6

Match Result: GB&I 4 – USA 8

Series Results: USA 10 – GB&I 1 (after Match 11)

British Pathé video footage of the 1947 Match

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