Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the July 31 digital issue of Golfweek Magazine.
SOUTHPORT, England – When Great Britain and Ireland’s Walker Cup squad arrives at Los Angeles Country Club in September, it likely will be led by two Englishmen who have performed brilliantly this summer, individually and as a duo.
Alfie Plant and Harry Ellis are two of their region’s top amateurs. Plant captured low-amateur honors at the British Open at Royal Birkdale and won the European Amateur in early July. Ellis won this summer’s British Amateur, a victory that earned him spots in the British Open (he missed the cut) as well as next year’s Masters and U.S….