Concession Cup.
2014 Final Results

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2014 - Inaugural Concession Cup

Overall Results

Team Day 1 (Foursome) Day 2 (Fourball) Day 3 (Singles) Total
US 4-1/2 7-1/2 9-1/2 21-1/2
GB&I 4-1/2 1-1/2 8-1/2 14-1/2

May 3, 2014

DAY 3 - United States Wins Inaugural Concession Cup

United States 21 1/4
Great Britain & Ireland 14 1/2

Bradenton, FL – Team GB&I played the U.S. squad to a near draw during Saturday’s singles matches. Ultimately they fell short losing 9 ½ to 8 ½ after standout performances by Paul Simson and Nathan Smith from the U.S. Simon defeated Andrew Stracey 8&7 without losing a hole, while Smith took down James Bunch 7&6, only giving up one hole to his GB&I opponent. Day 3 of The Concession Cup was also marked by a 5 hour and 20 minute stoppage of play due to inclement weather at The Concession Golf Club.

Ultimately, the dominate performance by the U.S. Team during the Fourball matches on Friday proved to be the difference in the inaugural Concession Cup. The GB&I team fell behind by, what proved to be a critical 6 points on Day 2 and were not able to recover as the U.S. took possession of the Bonallack Campbell trophy with a total score of 21 ½ to 14 ½.

DAY 3 Singles – Individual Match Summary

Matches 1 thru 9 started on Hole No. 1

  • MATCH 1 – JIM HOLTGRIEVE (U.S.) vs. IAN HUTCHEON (GB&I) finished ALL SQUARE
  • MATCH 2 – ROBERT LEWIS (U.S.) defeats PETER HEDGES (GB&I) 5&4
  • MATCH 3 – BEN WESTGATE (GB&I) defeats TIM JACKSON (U.S.) 2&1
  • MATCH 4 – MIKE MCCOY (U.S.) defeats EDWARD RICHARDSON (GB&I) 6&4
  • MATCH 5 – CHIP LUTZ (U.S.) defeats RICHARD LATHAM (GB&I) 3&2
  • MATCH 6 – ARTHUR PIERSE (GB&I) defeats JOHN GRACE (U.S.) 2&1
  • MATCH 7 – TRIP KUEHNE (U.S.) defeats EOGHAN O'CONNELL (GB&I) 3&1
  • MATCH 8 – VINNY GILES (U.S.) vs. ADRIAN MORROW (GB&I) finished ALL SQUARE
  • MATCH 9 – GENE ELLIOTT (U.S.) vs. MARTIN YOUNG (GB&I) finished ALL SQUARE

Matches 10 thru 18 started on Hole No. 10

  • MATCH 10 – MAURICE KELLY (GB&I) defeats PAT TALLENT (U.S.) 1UP
  • MATCH 11 – HARRY DIAMOND (GB&I) defeats SCOTT HARVEY (U.S.) 6&5
  • MATCH 12 – GARTH MCGIMPSEY (GB&I) defeats MARTIN WEST III (U.S.) 3&2
  • MATCH 13 – TODD WHITE (U.S.) defeats ROBBIE CANNON (GB&I) 2&1
  • MATCH 14 – PAUL SIMSON (U.S.) defeats ANDREW STRACEY (GB&I) 8&7
  • MATCH 15 – MATTHEW CLARK (GB&I) defeats PATRICK CHRISTOVICH (U.S.) 1UP
  • MATCH 16 – RICHARD PARTRIDGE (GB&I) defeats GEORGE ZAHRINGER (U.S.) 2&1
  • MATCH 17 – NATHAN SMITH (U.S.) defeats JAMES BUNCH (GB&I) 7&6
  • MATCH 18 – DOUG HANZEL (U.S.) defeats IAN BROTHERSTON (GB&I) 5&4



May 2, 2014

DAY 2 RECAP – FOURBALL

Pairings for Day 3 Singles Matches Announced

United States 12
Great Britain & Ireland 6

Bradenton, FL – OThe Fourball matches featured on Day 2 of The Concession Cup were dominated by the U.S. team. Vinny Giles's U.S. squad now takes a commanding lead into Saturday's singles matches at The Concession Golf Club after winning seven of the nine matches played on Friday. The U.S. team now leads the GB&I team 12 to 6.

Individual Match Summary

  • Match 1 White/Smith (U.S.) won 2&1 over Diamond/Cannon (GB&I)
  • Match 2 Jackson/Harvey (U.S.) won 3&2 over Westgate/Young (GB&I)
  • Match 3 Richardson/O'Connell (GB&I) won 2&1 over Christovich/Kuehne (U.S.)
  • Match 4 Grace/West (U.S.) won 2&1 over McGimpsey/Pierse (GB&I)
  • Match 5 Zahringer/Giles (U.S.) won 5&4 over Morrow/Stracey (GB&I)
  • Match 6 Lutz/Tallent (U.S.) won 3&1 over Partridge/Brotherston (GB&I)
  • Match 7 Holtgrieve/Lewis (U.S.) won 2&1 over Hedges/Hutcheon (GB&I)
  • Match 8 McCoy/Elliott (U.S.) won 1 UP over Bunch/Clark (GB&I)
  • Match 9 Hanzel/Simson (U.S.) finished ALL SQUARE against Kelly/Latham (GB&I)

Day 3 Singles Match Pairings

NO. 1 TEE
MATCH 1 8:30AM JIM HOLTGRIEVE vs. IAN HUTCHEON
MATCH 2 8:39AM ROBERT LEWIS vs. PETER HEDGES
MATCH 3 8:48AM TIM JACKSON vs. BEN WESTGATE
MATCH 4 8:57AM MIKE MCCOY vs. EDWARD RICHARDSON
MATCH 5 9:06AM CHIP LUTZ vs. RICHARD LATHAM
MATCH 6 9:15AM JOHN GRACE vs. ARTHUR PIERSE
MATCH 7 9:24AM TRIP KUEHNE vs. EOGHAN O'CONNELL
MATCH 8 9:33AM VINNY GILES (Capt) vs. ADRIAN MORROW
MATCH 9 9:42AM GENE ELLIOTT vs. MARTIN YOUNG

 

NO. 10 TEE
MATCH 10 8:30AM PAT TALLENT vs. MAURISE KELLY
MATCH 11 8:39AM SCOTT HARVEY vs. HARRY DIAMOND
MATCH 12 8:48AM MARTIN WEST III vs. GARTH MCGIMPSEY (Capt)
MATCH 13 8:57AM TODD WHITE vs. ROBBIE CANNON
MATCH 14 9:06AM PAUL SIMSON vs. ANDREW STRACEY
MATCH 15 9:15AM PATRICK CHRISTOVICH vs. MATTHEW CLARK
MATCH 16 9:24AM GEORGE ZAHRINGER vs. RICHARD PARTRIDGE
MATCH 17 9:33AM NATHAN SMITH vs. JAMES BUNCH
MATCH 18 9:42AM DOUG HANZEL vs. IAN BROTHERSTON



May 1, 2014

DAY 1 RECAP – FOURSOMES

United States 4 1/2
Great Britain & Ireland 4 1/2

Bradenton, FL – Day 1 of the inaugural Concession Cup began with the U.S. team of Mike McCoy and Chip Lutz earning the first official point in Concession Cup history with a 5&3 win over Richard Partridge and Martin Young. McCoy and Lutz closed out the match on Hole No. 15 after posting winning scores on the last five holes of their contest.

The final match of the day saw Super Seniors, Jim Holtgrieve and Robert Lewis from the U.S team take a commanding lead winning five of the first seven holes. However, their Super Senior counterparts from team GB&I, Peter Hedges and Ian Hutcheon turned the tables on the 8th hole, winning the next eight holes in a row to win the match 4&3.

Individual Match Summary

  • Match 1 Lutz/McCoy (U.S.) won 5&3 over Partridge/Young (GB&I)
  • Match 2 Hanzel/White (U.S.) All Square against Pierce/O'Connell (GB&I)
  • Match 3 McGimpsey/Westgate (GB&I) won 1 up over Grace/Elliot (U.S.)
  • Match 4 Morrow/Cannon (GB&I) won 5&3 over Giles/Kuehne (U.S.)
  • Match 5 West/Christovich (U.S.) won 3&2 over Latham/Diamond (GB&I)
  • Match 6 Zahringer/Smith (U.S.) won 5&3 over Brotherston/Clark (GB&I)
  • Match 7 Kelly/Bunch (GB&I) won 5&3 over Tallent/Jackson (U.S.)
  • Match 8 Simon/Harvey (U.S.) won 2&1 over Stracey/Richardson (GB&I)
  • Match 9 Hedges/Hutcheon (GB&I) won 4&3 over Holtgrieve/Lewis (U.S.)