First of all, my thoughts are with the individuals and families who lost loved ones in 9/11 ten years ago. I wasn’t living in NYC then — it was one of my first few weeks as a freshman at Yale, just up the road — but as a resident for the last six years, I’m proud of the city I now call home.
Anyway, the US Walker Cup team received a letter from President George W. Bush on the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Bush’s great-grandfather, George Herbert Walker, played a major role in establishing the amateur competition and donated the cup that bears his name. Via the AP: