1967 – Royal St. George’s

GB&I 7 – 13 USA

May 19-20, 1967
Royal St. George’s Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent, England
6,748 yards / Par 70

Captains: Joe Carr (GB&I) and Jess Sweetser (USA)

Day 1 Foursomes
Ronnie Shade / Peter Oosterhuis halved with Bob Murphy Jr / Ronald Cerrudo
Rodney Foster / Sandy Saddler lost to William Campbell / Jack Lewis Jr 1 hole
M. Bonallack / Michael Attenborough lost to Downing Gray Jr / Edgar Tutwiler 4&2
Joe Carr / Tom Craddock lost to Bob Dickson / James Grant 3&1
GB&I 0 – USA 3

Day 1 Singles
Ronnie Shade lost to William Campbell 2&1
Rodney Foster lost to Bob Murphy Jr 2&1
Michael Bonallack halved with Downing Gray Jr
Michael Attenborough lost to Ronald Cerrudo 4&3
Peter Oosterhuis lost to Bob Dickson 6&4
Tom Craddock lost to Jack Lewis Jr 2&1
Sandy Pirie halved with Donald Allen
Sandy Saddler beat Marty Fleckman 3&2
GB&I 1 – USA 5

Day 1: GB&I 1 – USA 8

Day 2 Foursomes
Michael Bonnallack / Tom Craddock beat Bob Murphy Jr / Ronald Cerrudo 2 holes
Sandy Saddler / Sandy Pirie lost to William Campbell / Jack Lewis Jr 1 hole
Ronnie Shade / Peter Oosterhuis beat Downing Gray Jr / Edgar Tutwiler 3&1
Rodney Foster / Dudley Millensted beat Donald Allen / Marty Fleckman 2&1
GB&I 3 – USA 1 

Day 2 Singles
Ronnie Shade lost to William Campbell 3&2
Michael Bonallack beat Bob Murphy Jr 4&2
Sandy Saddler beat Downing Gray Jr 3&2
Rodney Foster halved with Ronald Cerrudo
Sandy Pirie lost to Bob Dickson 4&3
Tom Craddock beat Jack Lewis Jnr 5&4
Peter Oosterhuis lost to James Grant III 1 hole
Dudley Millensted lost to Edgar Tutwiler 3&1
GB&I 3 – USA 4

Match Result: GB&I 7 – USA 13

Series Results: USA 19 – GB&I 1 – Halved 1 (after Match 21)

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Match Notes

GB&I Captain Joe Carr, now 45, included himself in the opening foursomes series thus making a record setting tenth and final playing appearance.

US player Bob Dickson, who was unbeaten in his three games, went on to win both the Amateur and U.S. Amateur Championships later in the summer of 1967.

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