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Britain & Ireland wins Walker Cup

Updated: September 11, 2011, 4:27 PM ET
Associated Press

ABERDEEN, Scotland -- Britain & Ireland regained the Walker Cup from the United States for the first time since 2003 on Sunday, holding off the Americans in the afternoon singles to secure a 14-12 victory.

The hosts needed 13½ points to win the title and took an insurmountable lead after 17-year-old Welshman Rhys Pugh won his singles match against U.S. Amateur champion Kelly Kraft 2 and 1 and Steven Brown halved with Blayne Barber.

Paul Cutler than halved with American ...

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