Uihlein, Tringale join Walker Cup team

Updated: August 31, 2009, 2:29 PM ET
Associated Press

FAR HILLS, N.J. -- U.S. Amateur quarterfinalist Peter Uihlein and Cameron Tringale are the final two amateur players selected to the U.S. Walker Cup team.

Uihlein is the third Oklahoma State player chosen for this year's team. The sophomore from Orlando, Fla., joins teammates Rickie Fowler and Morgan Hoffmann.

Tringale, of Laguna Niguel, Calif., reached the third round of match play at the Amateur at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla.

Fifty-year-old Tim Jackson, the medalist at the Amateur, and Ben Martin, of Greenwood, S.C., are the alternates.

The biennial Walker Cup matches, pitting an American team against a team representing Great Britain and Ireland, will take place Sept. 12-13 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.


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