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.
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