Irish trio in Walker frame
Published 15/12/2010 | 05:00
THREE Irish players are included on the initial 23-man Britain and Ireland squad for the Walker Cup to be played at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland on September 10/11 next year.
Paul Cutler of Portstewart, Rathmore's Alan Dunbar and Kevin Phelan (University of North Florida) are the GUI players who will bid for a place on the eventual 10-man team to play the USA.
Britain & Ireland panel -- James Byrne (Banchory); Laurie Canter (Saltford); Paul Cutler (Portstewart); Alan Dunbar (Rathmore); Rhys Enoch (Truro); Oliver Farr (Ludlow); Tyrrell Hatton (Harleyford); Billy Hemstock (Teignmouth); Stiggy Hodgson (Sunningdale); Alastair Jones (Radyr); Ross Kellett (Colville Park); Tom Lewis (Welwyn Garden City); Chris Lloyd (The Kendleshire); Kris Nicol (Fraserburgh); Matthew Nixon (Ashton-under-Lyne); Eddie Pepperell (Drayton Park); Kevin Phelan (University of North Florida); Rhys Pugh (Vale of Glamorgan); Jack Senior (Heysham); Matthew Southgate (Thorpe Hall); Michael Stewart (Troon Welbeck); Andy Sullivan (Nuneaton); Darren Wright (Rowlands Castle).