1962 Eisenhower Trophy

The 1962 Eisenhower Trophy took place 10 to 13 October on the Fuji Golf Course at the Kawana Resort in Itō, Shizuoka, Japan. It was the third World Amateur Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 23 four-man teams. The best three scores for each round counted towards the team total.

1962 Eisenhower Trophy
Tournament information
Dates10–13 October
LocationItō, Shizuoka, Japan
Course(s)Fuji Golf Course
Kawana Hotel
Format72 holes stroke play
Statistics
Par70
Length6,587 yards (6,023 m)
Field23 teams
92 players
Champion
 United States
Deane Beman, Labron Harris Jr.,
Billy Joe Patton & R. H. Sikes
854 (+14)
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United States retained the Eisenhower Trophy, finishing 8 strokes ahead of the silver medalists, Canada. Great Britain and Ireland finished 12 strokes behind Canada and took the bronze medal for the third successive time while New Zealand finished fourth. Canadian Gary Cowan had the best aggregate for the 72 holes with a level-par 280.

TeamsEdit

23 teams four-man teams contested the event.

The following table lists the players on the leading teams.[1]

Country Players
  Argentina Oscar Cella, Jorge Ledesma, Hugo Nicora, Raul Travieso
  Australia Doug Bachli, Phil Billings, Tom Crow, Kevin Donohoe
  Canada Gary Cowan, Bill Wakeham, Nick Weslock, Bob Wylie
  Chinese Taipei Chang Tung-chan, Chen Chien-chin, Hsieh Min-Nan, Kuo Chie-hsiung
  Great Britain
&   Ireland
Michael Bonallack, Martin Christmas, Sandy Saddler, Ronnie Shade
  Japan Yoshikane Hirose, Kiyoshi Ishimoto, Naomoto Nabeshima, Ginjiro Nakabe
  Mexico Hector Alvarez, Juan Antonio Estrada, Roberto Halpern, Tomás Lehman
  New Zealand Walter Godfrey, Stuart Jones, Ross Murray, Ross Newdick
  South Africa Barry Franklin, John Hayes, Jannie le Roux, Reg Taylor
  United States Deane Beman, Labron Harris Jr., Billy Joe Patton, R. H. Sikes

ScoresEdit

# Country Score To par
1   United States 212-226-211-205=854 +14
2   Canada 215-217-219-211=862 +22
3   Great Britain
&   Ireland
222-222-214-216=874 +34
4   New Zealand 218-224-218-222=882 +42
5   Mexico 225-232-215-215=887 +47
6   Chinese Taipei 225-228-222-217=892 +52
7   Australia 230-225-220-218=893 +53
8   South Africa 223-233-222-218=896 +56
9   Japan 227-230-221-224=902 +62
10   Argentina 225-233-222-225=905 +65
11   Italy 228-233-227-224=912 +72
12   West Germany 231-245-223-227=926 +86
13   Philippines 232-238-226-233=929 +89
14   India 233-240-227-231=931 +91
15   Hong Kong 236-237-242-227=942 +102
16   Sweden 242-239-232-230=943 +103
17    Switzerland 235-243-237-232=947 +107
18   Spain 240-242-239-240=961 +121
19   Brazil 240-246-249-229=964 +124
20   Bermuda 245-255-239-241=980 +140
21   Peru 245-252-243-245=985 +145
22   Malaysia 268-260-257-251=1036 +196
23   Pakistan 265-264-268-259=1056 +216

Source:[1]

Individual leadersEdit

There was no official recognition for the lowest individual scores.

# Player Country Score To par
1 Gary Cowan   Canada 68-71-72-69=280 E
2 R. H. Sikes   United States 69-76-69-69=283 +3
3 Deane Beman   United States 70-80-70-66=286 +6
4 Juan Antonio Estrada   Mexico 73-79-69-66=287 +7
5 Ronnie Shade   Great Britain
&   Ireland
75-66-74-76=291 +11
T6 Labron Harris Jr.   United States 73-77-72-70=292 +12
Nick Weslock   Canada 71-73-75-73=292
8 Michael Bonallack   Great Britain
&   Ireland
74-80-69-70=293 +13
T9 Hector Alvarez   Mexico 73-78-72-71=294 +14
Reg Taylor   South Africa 73-81-70-70=294

Source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Record Book 3rd World Amateur Golf Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy" (PDF). World Amateur Golf Council. Retrieved 26 September 2018.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 34°56′20″N 139°08′28″E / 34.939°N 139.141°E / 34.939; 139.141