1955 – St. Andrews

GB&I 2 – 10 USA

May 20-21, 1955
The Old Course, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
6,936 yards / Par 73

Captains: Alec Hill (GB&I) and William Campbell (USA)

Day 1 Foursomes (GB&I players first)
Joe Carr / Ronnie White lost to Harvie Ward Jr / Don Cherry 1 hole
Gerald Micklem / John Morgan lost to William Patton / Richard Yost 2&1
Alex Kyle / Ian Caldwell lost to Richard Chapman / Robert Knowles 1 hole
Maj David Blair / Robin Cater lost to Bruce Cudd / James Jackson 5&4
GB&I 0 – USA 4

Day 2 Singles
Ronnie White lost to Harvie Ward Jr 6&5
Philip Scrutton lost to William Patton 2&1
Ian Caldwell beat Dale Morey 1 hole
Joe Carr lost to Don Cherry 5&4
Maj David Blair beat Joseph Conrad 1 hole
Bunny Millward lost to Bruce Cudd 2 holes
Cecil Ewing lost to James Jackson 6&4
John Morgan lost to Richard Yost 8&7
GB&I 2 – USA 6

Match Result: GB&I 2 – USA 10

Series Results: USA 14 – GB&I 1 (after Match 15)

British Pathé video footage of the 1955 Match

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