Giles's inspiring amateur golfing career boasts numerous victories, most notably the U.S. Amateur (1972), British Amateur (1975) and U.S. Senior Amateur (2009). The Virginia native was a three-time All-American golfer for the University of Georgia from 1962 to 1966. Giles played on four Walker Cup teams between 1969 and 1975, winning three times before captaining the 1993 squad to victory. He played in 11 professional majors, including the Masters Tournament and U.S. Open Championship where he was low amateur in 1968 (T22) and 1973 (17th) respectively. He has also finished as the low amateur in three U.S. Senior Open Championships (1993, 1996 and 1997). Giles was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1976 and the Southern Golf Association Hall of Fame in 1984.
Fadel is the president and chairman of the board for the Amateur Golf Alliance and founder of The Concession Cup. In his home state of Ohio, he won the State Mid-Amateur Championship in his 30s, 40s and 50s and claimed the State Amateur at the age of 40. Nationally Fadel represented Ohio four times in the USGA State Team Championship, played in three U.S. Senior Opens in a row from 2006-2008, and was medalist at the 2014 USGA Senior Amateur. In 2014, Fadel was inducted into the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame and named the GlobalGolfPost.com male Amateur Golfer of the Year.
McEvoy, 64, brings a wealth of competitive golf experience to the GB&I team. He is one of Great Britain's most decorated amateur golfers. His outstanding career includes winning back-to-back British Amateur Championships in 1977 and 1978. Additionally, McEvoy represented Great Britain and Ireland as a player on five Walker Cup teams between 1977 and 1989. Additionally, he was the winning GB&I Walker Cup captain in 1999 and 2001. He also enjoyed five appearances as a player on Eisenhower Trophy teams, including 1988 when he won the individual event to go with a team victory for Great Britain and Ireland. Ten years later, he represented GB&I as the winning captain for the 1998 Eisenhower trophy team. McEvoy has shined during his career on two of golf's biggest stages. He was the low amateur at The Open in 1978 and 1979 and in 1978 became the first British amateur golfer to make the cut at the Masters Tournament.
"It will be a great thrill to captain team GB&I," said McEvoy. "I'm excited about the strength of our team and we look forward to the challenge of bringing home a victory. Plus, knowing that the Concession Cup is focused on giving back to charity makes my participation all the more rewarding."