Sixteen gamers invited to U.S. Walker Cup follow session


Sixteen of the highest amateurs within the nation have been invited to attend subsequent month’s U.S. Walker Cup follow session.
The session will happen Dec. 16-18 in Orlando, Florida. The possible crew members will spend three days taking part in Bay Hill and Lake Nona Nation Membership earlier than eight of the gamers keep in Central Florida for the Arnold Palmer Cup, which is able to happen Dec. 21-23 at Bay Hill.
These attending: Ricky Castillo, of Yorba Linda, Calif.; Pierceson Coody, of Plano, Texas; Quade Cummins, of Weatherford, Okla.; Cooper Dossey, of Austin, Texas; Austin Eckroat, of Edmond, Okla.; Stewart Hagestad, of Newport Seashore, Calif.; Cole Hammer, of Houston, Texas; McClure Meissner, of San Antonio, Texas; William Mouw, of Chino, Calif.; John Pak, of Scotch Plains, N.J.; David Perkins, of East Peoria, Sick.; Garett Reband, of York, S.C.; Cameron Sisk, of San Diego, Calif.; Tyler Strafaci, of Davie, Fla.; Davis Thompson, of St. Simons Island, Ga.; and Michael Thorbjornsen, of Wellesley, Mass.
Hagestad, Pak and Hammer are the one previous Walker Cuppers who might be taking part within the follow session. Hagestad performed on successful groups at each the 2017 and 2019 matches, whereas Pak and Hammer had been on final yr’s crew.
Seven of the 16 gamers who had been on the 2018 follow session went on to make the 10-man squad final yr.
“The method of crew choice continues with this follow session and is a chance for all concerned to turn out to be extra aware of one another and create crew camaraderie whereas adhering to well being and security protocols,” stated John Bodenhamer, USGA senior managing director of championships. “These completed people signify a proficient group of potential USA Group members, however we anticipate others might be thought of as the choice course of strikes towards its conclusion.”
The 2021 Walker Cup might be performed Could 8-9 at Seminole Golf Membership in Juno Seashore, Florida. It can mark the primary time that the biennial crew matches might be performed within the spring on U.S. soil. The U.S. leads the general sequence, 37-9-1.

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