2009 – Merion GC

The 2009 match saw a change in format for the first time in 46 years. It was decided that the Day 2 Singles would now involve all players with 10 games instead of the previous 8 being scheduled. 

USA 16.5 – 9.5 GB&I

September 12-13, 2009
Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, Pennsylvannia
6,846 yards, Par 70

Captains: George “Buddy” Marucci (USA) and Colin Dalgleish (GB&I)

Day 1 Foursomes (USA players first)
Brian Harman / Morgan Hoffmann beat Wallace Booth / Sam Hutsby 2&1
Peter Uihlein / Nathan Smith beat Gavin Dear / Matt Haines 1Up
Rickie Fowler / Bud Cauley beat Luke Goddard / Dale Whitnell 6&5
Cameron Tringale / Adam Mitchell lost to Stiggy Hodgson / Niall Kearney 3&1
USA 3 – GB&I 1

Day 1 Singles
Brian Harman halved with Gavin Dear
Rickie Fowler beat Sam Hutsby 7&6
Cameron Tringale halved with Wallace Booth
Morgan Hoffmann halved with Matt Haines
Peter Uihlein beat Tommy Fleetwood 2&1
Drew Weaver halved with Chris Paisley
Bud Cauley beat Niall Kearney 2&1
Brendan Gielow lost to Stiggy Hodgson 2&1
USA 5 – GB&I 3 

Day 1: USA 8 – GB&I 4

Day 2 Foursomes
Brian Harman / Adam Mitchell beat Gavin Dear / Matt Haines 3&2
Rickie Fowler / Bud Cauley beat Stiggy Hodgson Niall Kearney 1Up
Drew Weaver / Brendan Gielow lost to Wallace Booth / Sam Hutsby 3&2
Peter Uihlein / Nathan Smith beat Chris Paisley / Dale Whitnell 5&4
USA 3 – GB&I 1

Day 2 Singles
Brian Harman lost to Gavin Dear 3&2
Rickie Fowler beat Matt Haines 2&1
Peter Uihlein beat Stiggy Hodson 3&1
Morgan Hoffman beat Wallace Booth 1Up
Bud Cauley halved with Chris Paisley
Adam Mitchell lost to Sam Hutsby 1Up
Drew Weaver lost to Tommy Fleetwood 1Up
Cameron Tringale beat Luke Goddard 8&6
Nathan Smith lost to Niall Kearney 3&2
Brendan Gielow bt Dale Whitnell 4&3
USA 5.5 – GB&I 4.5 

Match Result: USA 16.5 – GB&I 9.5

Series Results: USA 34 – GB&I 7 – Halved 1 (after Match 42) 

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