Two Longhorns selected to US Walker Cup team

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Doug Ghim reacts after a putt on the 16th hole during the championship round of the USGA Amateur Golf Championship at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Amateur champion Doc Redman and runner-up Doug Ghim were among the 10 players selected Sunday to the U.S. Walker Cup team. Ghim will be joined by fellow Longhorn Scottie Scheffler on the team.

Redman, a 19-year-old sophomore at Clemson, beat Ghim on the 37th hole Sunday at Riviera Country Club. Ghim is a senior at Texas.

Redman and Ghim will join Cameron Champ, Stewart Hagestad, Maverick McNealy, Collin Morikawa, Braden Thornberry, Norman Xiong, Will Zalatoris and Scheffler in the Sept. 9-10 matches against Britain and Ireland at Los Angeles Country Club.

John “Spider” Miller will captain the U.S. squad. He also directed the 2015 team in a 16 1/2-9 1/2 loss at Royal Lytham and St. Annes in England. McNealy is the only holdover from that team.

The United States leads the biennial series 35-9-1.

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