WOW:United States Team Heads to England for the 30th PGA Cup and……

WOW:United States Team Heads to England for the 30th PGA Cup and……

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United States Team Heads to England for the 30th PGA Cup

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022

The Llandudno Trophy during the Official Photo Session for the 28th PGA Cup at Fox Hills Golf Club on September 14, 2017 in Ottershaw, Surrey, England. (Montana Pritchard/PGA of America)

Captained by PGA Honorary President Suzy Whaley, the U.S. Team looks to defend the PGA Cup against Great Britain & Ireland at Foxhills, and win on European soil for the first time since 2009.

The United States Team of 10 of the country’s top playing PGA Professionals heads to Surrey, England next week for the 30th PGA Cup against Great Britain & Ireland, Sept. 12-18, at the Foxhills Club & Resort. 

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United States Team Heads to England for the 30th PGA Cup

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022

The Llandudno Trophy during the Official Photo Session for the 28th PGA Cup at Fox Hills Golf Club on September 14, 2017 in Ottershaw, Surrey, England. (Montana Pritchard/PGA of America)

Captained by PGA Honorary President Suzy Whaley, the U.S. Team looks to defend the PGA Cup against Great Britain & Ireland at Foxhills, and win on European soil for the first time since 2009.

The United States Team of 10 of the country’s top playing PGA Professionals heads to Surrey, England next week for the 30th PGA Cup against Great Britain & Ireland, Sept. 12-18, at the Foxhills Club & Resort. 

The Captain of the 2022 United States PGA Cup Team, PGA Honorary President Suzy Whaley.

The PGA Cup was first played at Pinehurst (North Carolina) Country Club in 1973, and is an outgrowth of the PGA Professional Championship. Following the format of the Ryder Cup, with match-play competition between the U.S. and Europe, the PGA Cup features PGA Club Professionals from both sides of the Atlantic.

The U.S. leads 18-7-4 overall, but has not won outright in the United Kingdom since 2009.  The Americans secured the Llandudno International Trophy in the most recent playing of the PGA Cup, in September 2019, with a historic 14-12 comeback victory that featured wins in eight of 10 Sunday singles matches.

Matthew Cort — England — Played in 2017 & 2019 PGA Cups (6-3-0)

David Higgins — Ireland — Played in 2017 PGA Cup (3-1-1)/2019 Vice-Captain

Greig Hutcheon — Scotland — Played in  2013 & 2017 PGA Cups (3-4-1)  

Adam Keogh — England — Debut

Simon Lilly — England— Debut

Ashley Mansell — England — Debut

Paul McKechnie — Scotland — Debut

James Ruth — England — Debut

Simon Thornton — Ireland — Debut

Daniel Whitby-Smith — England — Debut

“I’ve been very fortunate in my career in golf, and this is very much a high point in my career,” said David Russell, whose son Chris will serve as Vice Captain. “I’m honoured to be Captain of Great Britain & Ireland in a PGA Cup.”

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