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Simpson Cup: Great Britain defeat Team USA on historic Old Course

Team GB ended a run of three successive defeats to see off Team USA and win the Simpson Cup on the Old Course at St Andrews.

The Ryder Cup-style event is an annual tournament between teams of 13 injured servicemen and veterans from the USA and their British counterparts.

Great Britain took a slender one-point advantage into the final day and extended their lead during the singles, winning the contest 11.5-7.5 to take the title for the first time since 2015.

Ian Bishop, Team GB captain, said: “So proud of my team this week. Everyone has played their part, and definitely a special mention goes to the rookies, who were sensational.”

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