Doug Ghim of Team USA makes a tee shot on the ninth hole during his afternoon singles match against David Boote of the Great Britain and Ireland Team. Ghim went on to win his match 2 and 1 at the 2017 Walker Cup on September 9, 2017 at the Los Angeles Country Club in Los Angeles, California. Robert Laberge/Getty Images

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Doug Ghim takes two wins at Walker Cup

Posted September 9th, 2017

Story highlights
  • Doug Ghim and Scottie Scheffler compete at Walker Cup
  • Ghim teams up with Maverick McNealy in foursome action
  • Scottie Scheffler falls in foursome competition

Texas men’s golfer Doug Ghim took two victories at the Walker Cup on Saturday at Los Angeles Country Club. Scottie Scheffler also competed.

Ghim teamed up with Maverick McNealy in foursome competition to top David Boote and Jack Davidson 5 and 4 in the morning. Team USA never trailed in the match. Ghim and McNealy totaled five birdies through the first seven holes.

The UT senior won in the afternoon as well, defeating Boote in singles competition 2 and 1. Ghim made birdie on the seventh hole and held off Boote the rest of the way.

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Another Texas senior competing in the event was Scottie Scheffler. he joined Cameron Champ but fell in foursome action. Scott Gregory and Jack Singh Brar defeated the Americans 3 and 2 in the morning.

Team USA leads Great Britain and Ireland 8 and 4.

Ghim is in foursome action again Sunday, teaming with McNealy at 10 a.m. Action will be televised on FS1 beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Saturday’s Foursome Results

Morikawa/Xiong (USA) def. Ellis/Plant (GB&I), 8 and 7
Syme/McBride (GB&I) def. Redman/Zalatoris (USA), 3 and 2
Gregory/Singh Barr (GB&I), def. Scheffler/Champ (USA), 3 and 2
Ghim/McNealy (USA) def. Boote/Davidson (GB&I), 5 and 4

Saturday’s Singles Results

Thornberry (USA) def. Ellis (GB&I), 2up
Xiong (USA) def. Syme (GB&I) 2 and 1
Singh Brar (GB&I) def. Hagestad (USA), 3 and 2
Morikawa (USA) def. McBride (GB&I), 3 and 2
Zalatoris (USA) def. Jordan (GB&I), 2up
MacIntyre (GB&I) def. Champ (USA), 6 and 4
Ghim (USA) def. Boote (GB&I), 2 and 1
McNealy (USA) def .Gregory (GB&I), 3 and 1

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