WALKER CUP HISTORY
eawell certainly got Elson ready for the 38th Walker Cup at Ocean Forest G.C. on Sea Island in Georgia in August, 2001. The then 20-year- old partnered Englishcomptariot Richard McEvoy to 1½ foursomes points before earning a half in his singles match with Erik Compton who is remembered as much for his two heart transplants as he is for a gallant joint second placing (with Rickie Fowler) to Martin Kaymer at the 2014 U.S. Open.
But from the high of GB&I’s 15-9 win (and first successful defence), and as battled hardened as he thought he was leaving