AMATEUR AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION


Georgia Tech players have been integral parts of United States teams in international competitions on both the amateur and professional levels.

Stewart Cink and Matt Kuchar both played for the United States in the 2010 Ryder Cup in Newport, Wales. Cink has competed in five Ryder Cups for the U.S., including the victorious 2002 team with David Duval (left). Kuchar played in his second Ryder Cup in 2012.

Kuchar and Bryce Molder combined to participate in eight Walker and Palmer Cup matches for the United States. Cameron Tringale (bottom left) is Tech’s most recent representative in the Walker Cup (2009), while Roberto Castro (bottom right) played in two Palmer Cup matches for the USA.

RYDER CUP


1987 - Larry Mize
1999 - David Duval
2002 - Stewart Cink, David Duval
2004 - Stewart Cink
2006 - Stewart Cink
2008 - Stewart Cink
2010 - Matt Kuchar, Stewart Cink
2012 - Matt Kuchar

PRESIDENT’S CUP


1998 - David Duval
2000 - Stewart Cink, David Duval
2005 - Stewart Cink
2007 - Stewart Cink
2009 - Stewart Cink
2011 - Matt Kuchar

WORLD CUP


2000 - David Duval
2005, ‘06 - Stewart Cink

WALKER CUP


1922, ‘24, ‘26, ‘28, ‘30 - Bobby Jones
1926, ‘28 - Watts Gunn
1936, ‘38 - Charlie Yates
1991 - David Duval
1999 - Matt Kuchar, Bryce Molder
2001 - Bryce Molder
2005 - Nicholas Thompson
2009 - Cameron Tringale

WORLD AMATEUR


United States
1992 - David Duval
1998 - Matt Kuchar
2000 - Bryce Molder

Puerto Rico
1994, ‘96, ‘98, ‘08 - Mauricio Muniz

China
2010 - Minghao Wang

PALMER CUP


1998 - Matt Kuchar, Bryce Molder
1999 - Matt Kuchar, Bryce Molder
2001 - Bryce Molder
2003 - Bruce Heppler, coach
2005 - Roberto Castro
2006 - Roberto Castro, Kevin Larsen
2008 - Chesson Hadley
2009 - Cameron Tringale
2012 - James White

USA-JAPAN MATCHES


1999 - Carlton Forrester
2002 - Kris Mikkelsen

USA-CHINA FRIENDSHIP CUP


2006 - Cameron Tringale

USGA CHAMPIONS


  • 1923 Bobby Jones, U.S. Open, Inwood Country Club, Inwood, N.Y.

  • 1924 Bobby Jones, U.S. Amateur, Merion Cricket Club, Ardmore, Pa. Defeated George Von Elm, 9 and 8

  • 1925 Bobby Jones, U.S. Amateur, Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club Defeated Watts Gunn, 8 and 7

  • 1927 Bobby Jones, U.S. Open, Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio

  • 1927 Bobby Jones, U.S. Amateur, Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minn. Defeated Charles Evans, Jr., 8 and 7

  • 1928 Bobby Jones, U.S. Amateur, Brae Burn C.C., West Newton, Mass. Defeated T. Phillip Perkins, 10 and 9

  • 1929 Bobby Jones, U.S. Open, Winged Foot G.C., Mamaroneck, N.Y.

  • 1930 Bobby Jones, U.S. Open, Interlachen C.C., Minneapolis, Minn.

  • 1930 Bobby Jones, U.S. Amateur, Merion Cricket Club, Ardmore, Pa. Defeated Eugene V. Homans, 8 and 7

  • 1958 Gordon “Buddy” Baker, U.S. Jr. Amateur, Univ. of Minnesota Golf Club, St. Paul, Minn. Defeated R. Douglas Lindsay, 2 and 1

  • 1985 Charlie Rymer, U.S. Junior Amateur, Brookfield Country Club, Clarence, N.Y. Defeated Greg Lesher, 1-up (19 holes)

  • 1989 David Duval, U.S. Junior Amateur, Singing Hills G&CC, El Cajon, Calif. Defeated Austin Maki, 1-up

  • 1997 Matt Kuchar, U.S. Amateur, Cog Hill Golf and CC, Lemont, Ill. Defeated Joel Kribel, 2 and 1

  • 1999 Bill Ploeger, U.S. Senior Amateur, Portland (Ore.) Golf Club Defeated Gary Menzel, 3 and 2
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