Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy are just three big names to have cut their teeth at the Walker Cup before heading into the pro ranks.

All three have gone on to become golfing icons but not every player to star at the Walker Cup has fulfilled their expected potential.

In the gallery below, we take a look at a selection of famous players and how their careers have panned out after locking horns in the biennial clash between Great Britain & Ireland and the USA…