1964 Eisenhower Trophy

The 1964 Eisenhower Trophy took place 7–10 October at the Olgiata Golf Club in Olgiata, north of Rome, Italy. It was the fourth World Amateur Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 33 four-man teams. The best three scores for each round counted towards the team total.

1964 Eisenhower Trophy
Tournament information
Dates7–10 October
LocationRome, Italy
Course(s)Olgiata Golf Club
Format72 holes stroke play
Statistics
Par72
Field33 teams
132 players
Champion
 Great Britain &  Ireland
Michael Bonallack, Rodney Foster,
Michael Lunt & Ronnie Shade
895 (+31)
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Great Britain and Ireland won the Eisenhower Trophy, beating Canada by two strokes. Canada took the silver medal while New Zealand, a further three strokes behind, took the bronze. The defending champions, the United States, finished fourth.

TeamsEdit

33 teams contested the event. Each team had four players.

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

Country Players
  Argentina Hernan Fernandez, Jorge Ledesma, Angel Monguzzi, Raul Travieso
  Australia Barrie Baker, Phil Billings, Tom Crow, Kevin Hartley
  Canada Keith Alexander, Gary Cowan, Douglas Silverberg, Nick Weslock
  Chinese Taipei Chen Chien-chin, Hsieh Min-Nan, Hsu Sheng-san, Kuo Chie-hsiung
  France Patrick Cros, Hervé Frayssineau, Alexis Godillot, Gaëtan Mourgue D'Algue
  Great Britain
&   Ireland
Michael Bonallack, Rodney Foster, Michael Lunt, Ronnie Shade
  Italy Carlo Bordogna, Angelo Croce, Alberto Schiaffino, Lorenzo Silva
  Mexico Juan Antonio Estrada, Tomás Lehmann, Rafael Quiroz, Enrique Sterling
  New Zealand John Durry, Stuart Jones, Ted McDougall, Ross Murray
  United States Deane Beman, William C. Campbell, Dale Morey, Ed Tutwiler

ScoresEdit

# Country Score To par
1   Great Britain
&   Ireland
214-231-226-224=895 +31
2   Canada 224-227-225-221=897 +33
3   New Zealand 225-223-229-223=900 +36
4   United States 221-225-230-232=908 +44
5   Australia 223-230-229-228=910 +46
T6   Italy 218-231-233-229=911 +47
  Chinese Taipei 219-233-227-232=911
8   Argentina 220-236-229-228=913 +49
9   Mexico 219-234-231-233=917 +53
10   France 228-233-229-232=922 +58
11   South Africa 223-225-243-238=929 +65
12   Spain 228-237-241-236=942 +78
13   Southern Rhodesia 230-237-237-239=943 +79
14   Sweden 237-237-237-235=946 +82
T15   Northern Rhodesia 223-241-246-239=949 +85
  India 231-233-242-243=949
17   Denmark 230-249-238-235=952 +88
18   Venezuela 231-245-235-243=954 +90
19   Belgium 232-248-238-237=955 +91
20    Switzerland 232-234-249-244=959 +95
21   Austria 239-247-231-243=960 +96
22   Bermuda 233-247-241-243=964 +100
T23   Chile 238-240-242-245=965 +101
  Japan 227-248-245-245=965
25   Philippines 236-248-244-239=967 +103
26   West Germany 236-247-238-250=971 +107
27   Brazil 229-254-245-249=977 +113
28   Netherlands 237-248-245-248=978 +114
29   Peru 242-260-252-252=1006 +142
30   Malaysia 255-252-263-249=1019 +155
31   Portugal 251-257-256-261=1025 +161
32   Iceland 253-265-266-259=1043 +179
33   Uruguay 257-271-269-262=1059 +195

Source: [2][3][4][5][6]

Individual leadersEdit

There was no official recognition for the lowest individual scores.

# Player Country Score To par
1 Hsieh Min-Nan   Chinese Taipei 72-77-72-73=294 +6
2 Raul Travieso   Argentina 73-74-73-75=295 +7
T3 Keith Alexander   Canada 76-75-72-74=297 +9
Ross Murray   New Zealand 77-70-76-74=297
T5 Juan Antonio Estrada   Mexico 72-74-75-77=298 +10
Nick Weslock   Canada 74-72-75-77=298
T7 Angelo Croce   Italy 70-75-75-79=299 +11
Ted McDougall   New Zealand 72-76-77-74=299
9 Ronnie Shade   Great Britain
&   Ireland
70-81-74-75=300 +12
T10 Rodney Foster   Great Britain
&   Ireland
72-79-75-75=301 +13
Michael Lunt   Great Britain
&   Ireland
72-76-79-74=301

Source:[2][3][4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Record Book 1964 World Amateur Golf Team Championships" (PDF). World Amateur Golf Council. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Britain lead in World Team Event". The Glasgow Herald. 8 October 1964. p. 6.
  3. ^ a b "Britain's lead cut to one shot". The Glasgow Herald. 9 October 1964. p. 6.
  4. ^ a b "Britain now five shots ahead". The Glasgow Herald. 10 October 1964. p. 5.
  5. ^ a b "Britain's "Great Team Effort" in Rome". The Glasgow Herald. 12 October 1964. p. 5.
  6. ^ a b "World Golf Trophy goes to British Side". The Age. 12 October 1964. p. 25.

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