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Britain and Ireland takes 10-6 lead over United States in Walker Cup

  • Great Britain and Ireland's Paul Dunne chips out of the bunker on the 16th hole during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Great Britain and Ireland's Paul Dunne chips out of the bunker on the 16th hole during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • Bryson DeChambeau of the USA plays an approach shot on the 10th hole during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Bryson DeChambeau of the USA plays an approach shot on the 10th hole during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • Great Britain and Ireland's Jimmy Mullen eyes up a putt on 16th green during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Great Britain and Ireland's Jimmy Mullen eyes up a putt on 16th green during day two of the Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Lytham St Annes, England, Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

Britain and Ireland won the foursomes 3-1 for the second straight day in the Walker Cup to take a 10-6 lead over the United States on Sunday ahead of the afternoon singles.

The hosts resumed the day with a 7-5 lead as Britain and Ireland bid to reclaim the trophy on the links of Royal Lytham and St Annes.

English pair Ashley Chesters and Jimmy Mullen claimed their second foursomes win in the biennial amateur event, fighting back after losing the first two holes to beat Beau Hossler and Denny McCarthy 3 and 2 in northwest England.