1971 – St. Andrews

From 1971 halved games started to be counted towards the match score, with 0.5 points awarded to each side.

GB&I 13 – 11 USA

May 26-27, 1971
The Old Course, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
6,951 yards / Par 72

Captain: Michael Bonallack (GB&I) and John Winters (USA)

Day 1 Foursomes (GB&I players first)
Michael Bonallack / Warren Humphreys beat Lanny Wadkins / Jim Simons 1 hole
Charles Green / Roddy Carr beat Steve Melnyk / Marvin Giles III 1 hole
David Marsh / George Macgregor beat Allen Miller III / John Farquhar 2&1
Scott Macdonald / Rodney Foster beat Bill Campbell / Tom Kite Jr 2&1
GB&I 4 – USA 0

Day 1 Singles
Charles Green lost to Lanny Wadkins 1 hole
Michael Bonallack lost to Marvin Giles III 1 hole
Geoff Marks lost to Allen Miller III 1 hole
Scott Macdonald lost to Steve Melnyk 3&2
Roddy Carr halved with Bill Hyndman III
Humphreys lost to Jim Gabrielson 1 hole
Hugh Stuart beat John Farquhar 3&2
Rodney Foster lost to Tom Kite Jr 3&2
GB&I 1.5 – USA 6 .5

Day 1: GB&I 5.5 – USA 6.5

Day 2 Foursomes
Geoff Marks / Charles Green lost to Steve Melnyk / Marvin Giles III 1 hole
Hugh Stuart / Roddy Carr beat Lanny Wadkins / Jim Gabrielson 1 hole
David Marsh / Michael Bonallack lost to Allen Miller III / John Farquhar 5&4
Scott Macdonald / Rodney Foster halved with Bill Campbell / Tom Kite Jr
GB&I 1.5 – USA 2.5

Day 2 Singles
Michael Bonallack lost to Lanny Wadkins 3&1
Hugh Stuart beat Marvin Giles 2&1
Warren Humphreys beat Steve Melnyk 2&1
Charles Green beat Allen Miller III 1 hole
Roddy Carr beat Jim Simons 2 holes
George Macgregor beat Jim Gabrielson 1 hole
David Marsh beat Bill Hyndman III 1 hole
Geoff Marks lost to Tom Kite Jr 3&2
GB&I 6 – USA 2

Match Result: GB&I 13 – USA 11

Series Results: USA 20 – GB&I 2 – Halved 1 (after Match 23)

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