1979 – HCEG, Muirfield

GB&I 8.5 – 15.5 USA

May 30-31, 1979
Muirfield, Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland
6,926 yards / Par 71

Captains: Rodney Foster (GB&I) and Dick Siderowf (USA)

Day 1 Foursomes (GB&I players first)
Peter McEvoy / Brian Marchbank lost to Scott Hoch / Jay Sigel 1 hole
Geoffrey Godwin / Ian Hutcheon beat Martin West III / Hal Sutton 2 holes
Gordon Brand Jr / Michael Kelley lost to Douglas Fischesser / Jim Holtgrieve 1 hole
Allan Brodie / Ian Carslaw beat Griff Moody III / Michael Gove 2&1
GB&I 2 – USA 2

Day 1 Singles
Peter McEvoy halved with Jay Sigel
John Davies lost to Douglas Clarke 8&7
Ian Hutcheon lost to Jim Holtgrieve 6&4
Jimmy Buckley lost to Scott Hoch 9&7
Brian Marchbank beat Michael Peck 1 hole
Geoffrey Godwin beat Griff Moody III 3&2
Michael Kelley beat Douglas Fischesser 3&2
Allan Brodie lost to Michael Gove 3&2
GB&I 3.5 – USA 4.5

Day 1: GB&I 5.5 – USA 6.5

Day 2 Foursomes
Geoffrey Godwin / Gordon Brand Jr lost to Scott Hoch / Jay Sigel 4&3
Michael Kelley / Ian Hutcheon halved with Martin West III / Hal Sutton
Peter McEvoy / Brian Marchbank beat D. Fischesser / J. Holtgrieve 2&1
Ian Carslaw / Allan Brodie halved with Douglas Clarke / Michael Peck
GB&I 2 – USA 2

Day 2 Singles
Peter McEvoy lost to Scott Hoch 3&1
Gordon Brand Jnr lost to Douglas Clarke 2&1
Geoffrey Godwin lost to Michael Gove 3&2
Ian Hutcheon lost to Michael Peck 2&1
Allan Brodie beat Martin West III 3&2
Michael Kelley lost to Griff Moody III 3&2
Brian Marchbank lost to Hal Sutton 3&1
Ian Carslaw lost to Jay Sigel 2&1
GB&I 1 – USA 7

Match Result: GB&I 8.5 – USA 15.5

Series Results: USA 24 – GB&I 2 – Halved 1 (after Match 27)

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