1974 World Cup (men's golf)

The 1974 World Cup took place 21–24 November at the Lagunita Country Club in Caracas, Venezuela. It was the 22nd World Cup event. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 46 teams. Each team consisted of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. The South Africa team of Bobby Cole and Dale Hayes won by five strokes over the Japan team of Isao Aoki and Masashi Ozaki. The individual competition for the International Trophy, was won by Cole, five strokes ahead Ozaki.

1974 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates21–24 November
LocationCaracas, Venezuela
Course(s)Lagunita Country Club
Format72 holes stroke play
combined score
Statistics
Par70
Length6,763 yards (6,184 m)
Field46 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$6,300
Winner's share$2,000 team
$1,000 individual
Champion
 South Africa
Bobby Cole & Dale Hayes
554 (−6)
← 1973
1975 →

Dale Hayes, just 22 years of age and Cole, being 26, became the youngest pair ever to win the World Cup, formerly named the Canada Cup. It was the second victory for South Africa in the history of the event, since Gary Player and Harold Henning won the tournament for South Africa in 1965.

TeamsEdit

Country Players
  Argentina Fidel de Luca and Roberto De Vicenzo
  Australia Ted Ball and Ian Stanley
  Austria Oswald Gartenmaier and Rudolf Hauser
  Belgium Donald Swaelens and Philippe Toussaint
  Brazil Luis Carlos Pinto and Humberto Rocha
  Canada Wilf Homenuik and Ben Kern
  Chile Francisco Cerda and Natalio Morales
  Colombia Alfonso Bohorquez and Heraclio Valenzuela
  Costa Rica Mario Herrera and Hector Jimenez
  Denmark Per Greve and Herluf Hansen
  Egypt Cherif El-Sayed Cherif and Mohamed Said Moussa
  England Maurice Bembridge and Peter Townsend
  France Roger Demiano and Jean Garaïalde
  Greece John Sotiropoulos and George Vafiadis
  Guatemala Roberto Galindo and Hilario Polo
  Hong Kong Joseph Hardwick and Peter Tang
  Ireland Christy O'Connor Jnr and Eddie Polland
  Israel Laurie Been and Neil Shochet
  Italy Roberto Bernardini and Renato Campagnoli
  Jamaica Peter Millhouse and Seymour Rose
  Japan Isao Aoki and Masashi Ozaki
  Libya Hosain Abdul Mola and Muftah Salem
  Mexico Ramon Cruz and Margarito Martinez
  Morocco Assaidi Bouazza and Fatmi Moussa
  Netherlands Jan Dorrestein and Bertus Van Mook
  New Zealand Dennis Clark and Howard Kennedy
  Nigeria Festus Makelemi and Patrick Okpomu
  Panama Leo Dehlinger and Roberto Duran
  Peru Alejandro Malasquez and Sabino Quispe
  Philippines Ireneo Legaspi and Eleuterio Nival
  Portugal Manuel Ribeiro and Joaquim Rodriques
  Puerto Rico Chi-Chi Rodríguez and Jesús Rodríguez
  Scotland Brian Barnes and Bernard Gallacher
  Singapore Lim Kian Tiong and Poh Eng Chong
  South Africa Bobby Cole and Dale Hayes
  South Korea Lee Il-ahn and Park Jung-ung
  Spain José María Cañizares and Manuel Piñero
  Sweden Åke Bergqvist and Sven Tumba
   Switzerland Franco Salmina and Ronald Tingley
  Taiwan Kuo Chie-Hsiung and Lu Liang-Huan
  Thailand Seng Suwannakat and Uthai Thappavibul
  Trinidad and Tobago Peter Latchmansingh and Lennox Yearwood
  United States Hale Irwin and Lee Trevino
  Venezuela Noel Machado and Ramón Muñoz
  Wales Craig Defoy and David Llewellyn
  West Germany Toni Kugelmuller and Siegfried Vollrath

Source:[1]

ScoresEdit

Team

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1   South Africa 137-138-139-140=554 −6 2,000
2   Japan 137-138-140-144=559 −1 1,000
3   United States 143-141-138-141=563 +3 800
4   Taiwan 143-141-143-139=566 +6 400
5   Ireland 143-148-138-143=572 +12
6   Spain 145-144-144-142=575 +15
7   Venezuela 140-144-146-147=577 +17
T8   Argentina 146-147-142-144=579 +19
  Scotland 140-142-147-150=579
10   England 137-149-146-148=580 +20
11   Puerto Rico 141-150-143-147=581 +21
12   Canada 147-141-148-149=585 +25
13   Belgium 146-144-152-145=587 +27
T14   Chile 149-147-143-150=589 +29
  Mexico 147-148-145-149=589
16   Wales 145-150-151-147=593 +33
T17   Austria 151-144-152-147=594 +34
  Colombia 151-146-148-149=594
19   Netherlands 142-149-153-153=597 +37
20   Trinidad and Tobago 150-147-156-147=600 +40
21   South Korea 148-149-153-151=601 +41
22   Italy 153-147-152-152=604 +44
23   New Zealand 155-149-155-146=605 +45
24   France 147-147-154-160=608 +48
25   Thailand 155-151-151-152=609 +49
T26   Greece 151-154-152-155=612 +52
  Philippines 146-155-151-160=612
28   Jamaica 153-159-149-156=617 +57
29   Denmark 156-148-158-156=618 +58
30   Panama 147-150-157-168=622 +62
T31   Guatemala 151-161-154-157=623 +63
  Sweden 159-154-156-154=623
33   West Germany 158-160-156-152=626 +66
34   Egypt 157-156-159-157=629 +69
35   Brazil 153-158-158-161=630 +70
36   Costa Rica 160-158-164-151=633 +73
37   Singapore 160-165-155-154=634 +74
38   Peru 163-159-156-157=635 +75
39    Switzerland 153-157-168-159=637 +77
40   Hong Kong 164-153-162-160=639 +79
T41   Morocco 164-151-161-165=641 +81
  Portugal 164-156-166-155=641
43   Nigeria 161-168-166-160=655 +95
44   Israel 161-157-169-181=668 +108
45   Libya 171-185-173-169=698 +138
WD   Australia 151-145-WD

International Trophy

# Player Country Score To par Money (US$)
1 Bobby Cole   South Africa 66-70-67-68=271 −9 1,000
2 Masashi Ozaki   Japan 67-68-70-71=276 −4 500
3 Hale Irwin   United States 73-69-68-68=278 −2 400
T4 Isao Aoki   Japan 70-70-70-73=283 +3
Dale Hayes   South Africa 71-68-72-72=283
Kuo Chie-Hsiung   Taiwan 71-71-73-68=283
Lu Liang-Huan   Taiwan 72-70-70-71=283
8 Roberto De Vicenzo   Argentina 71-71-69-73=284 +4
T9 Chi-Chi Rodríguez   Puerto Rico 70-74-67-74=285 +5
Lee Trevino   United States 70-72-70-73=285

Sources:[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "World Cup scores". Associated Press. November 23, 1974. p. 14 – via newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "S. Africans win World Cup". The Sun-Telegram. San Bernardino, California. Associated Press. November 25, 1974. p. B-10.
  3. ^ "On this day, In 1974 Bobby Cole wins the World Cup of Golf held in Caracas, Venezuela". Golf History Today.
  4. ^ "South Africa Has A New Golf Trophy". The Desert Sun. Palm Springs, California. UPI. November 25, 1974. p. B1.
  5. ^ "Cole Worries His Way To Win Monday". Santa Cruz Sentinel. California. November 25, 1974. p. 9.
  6. ^ "Team Scores". Pacific Daily News. Agana, Guam. Associated Press. November 26, 1974. p. 39 – via newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "World Cup Golf". The Ithaca Journal. New York. Associated Press. November 25, 1974. p. 22 – via newspapers.com.