Walker Cup: Great Britain and Ireland pegged back in foursomes

Wonderful Britain and Ireland Have Been Not Able to claim an Edge as they Appeared to Recover the Walker Cup against the United States in Royal Liverpool.

England’s Alex Fitzpatrick and Ireland’s Conor Purcell directed in defeating John Augenstein the opening foursomes and Andy Ogletree 1 & 2 from the front.
And even though the English pair of Harry Hall along with Conor Gough beat Stewart Hagestad and Akshay Bhatia by the same score, beats for Scotland’s Euan Walker along with Sandy Scott and England’s Tom Sloman and Thomas Plumb abandoned the match score at 2-2 before eight afternoon singles matches.
Purcell and fitzpatrick raced four up and were still ahead by exactly the identical margin with six to play with but dropped the 13th into a birdie and then bogeyed the 15th to determine their cut in half.
But, Purcell pitch on the par-five 16th set up victory and a birdie was secured with a par on the next.
“We understood that it was likely to be a significant match and it was nice to receive a stage on the board for the remaining boys to watch,” said Fitzpatrick, whose older brother Matt, the five-time European Tour winner and Ryder Cup player, was one of a sizeable audience.
“They were always going to come back at us at any stage but we were playing good golf all day and were both confident in each other’s abilities.”
In terms of the presence of his brother, Fitzpatrick included:”I watched him slip beneath the ropes on a few of the tees and I was enticed to go and let him get back with everybody else but I let him away with this one.”
Walker and Scott held an early lead but lost four of the next six holes without opponents John Pak and also Isaiah Salinda creating a birdie into a 2&1 defeat.
Gough and hall weren’t behind to Bhatia and Hagestad, before eventually losing on the 17th while Plumb and Sloman fought .
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