The final round of North America Cup concluded on July 9, 2015, with Team Canada winning the annual match-play competition for the second consecutive year. The competition was tied going into the 13 singles matches on the last day, which set the stage for an exciting finish. The final round atmosphere exceeded all expectations with matches going back and forth between Team USA and Team Canada.
Jack Cornforth was the first match out, and he got the momentum shifted towards the American side after his convincing 5&4 victory. Fellow 14 & Under Division teammate, James Meyers grabbed the second point of the day for Team USA with a 2&1 victory. Team Canada grabbed the remaining two points in the Boys 14 & Under Division to square things up.
In the Boys 15-19 Division, Cole Berger was able to grab a critical point with his 5&4 victory to put another American Flag on the board. Team Canada displayed great resilience bouncing back with the next three points to retake lead. It was short lived as Dylan Plis and Richard Riva III were able to collect 3&2 victories to tie the matches. In the last three matches on the course, Sean Stanistreet was able to record a half point and Gillian Alexander in the Girls Division rallied to win her match 2&1.
At the end of the day, the matches were tied at 13.5 points giving the cup to Team Canada who had won the 2014 North America Cup in South Carolina. Both teams demonstrated outstanding effort throughout the course of the matches. The healthy competitive environment between Team USA and Team Canada was a testament to the spirit of the event, which is in its 13th year. Here are the final results of the singles matches.
Final Results – Singles Matches
2015 North America Cup
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Weston Golf & Country Club
|Match 1||Jean-Philippe Denicourt||vs||Jack Cornforth||USA 5&4|
|Match 2||Robbie Latter||vs||James Meyers||USA 2&1|
|Match 3||Parker Lee||vs||Mikee Ordona||CAN 6&4|
|Match 4||Max Wang||vs||TJ Buck||CAN 4&2|
|Match 5||Tyler Erb||vs||Cole Berger||USA 5&4|
|Match 6||Fritz Lo||vs||Jake Sitzler||CAN 3&1|
|Match 7||Andrew Russ||vs||West Shaw||CAN 6&4|
|Match 8||Ryan Trapp||vs||Dylan Plis||USA 3&2|
|Match 9||Angelo Giantsopolous||vs||Richard Riva III||USA 3&2|
|Match 10||Aiden Gavey||vs||RJ Wren||CAN 1up|
|Match 11||Matthew Vihant||vs||Reid Bedell||CAN 7&5|
|Match 12||Ty Celone||vs||Sean Stanistreet||AS|
|Match 13||Katelyn McMahon||vs||Gillian Alexander||USA 2&1|