1975 World Cup (men's golf)

The 1975 World Cup took place 4–7 December at the Navatananee Course in Kannayao, outside Bangkok, Thailand. It was the 23rd World Cup event. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 47 teams of which 45 teams completed the competition. Each team consisted of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. The United States team of Lou Graham and Johnny Miller won by ten strokes over the Taiwan team of Hsieh Min-Nan and Kuo Chie-Hsiung. It was the 13th win for United States in the 23 times the World Cup, formerly named Canada Cup, had been contested. The individual competition for The International Trophy, was won by Miller, two strokes ahead of three players, who shared second place.

1975 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates4–7 December
LocationBangkok, Thailand
Course(s)Navatanee Course
Format72 holes stroke play
combined score
Statistics
Par72
Length6,904 yards (6,313 m)
Field47 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$6,300
$4,200 team
$2,100 individual
Winner's share$2,000 team
$1,000 individual
Champion
 United States
Lou Graham & Johnny Miller
554 (−22)
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TeamsEdit

Country Players
  Argentina Juan Cabrera and Jorge Soto
  Australia Bob Shearer and Ian Stanley
  Austria Oswald Gartenmaier and Rudolf Hauser
  Belgium Sylvain Bouillon and Philippe Toussaint
  Brazil Luis Pinto and Antonio Evangelista
  Burma Mya Aye and Maung Shein
  Canada Bob Panasiuk and Bill Tape
  Chile Francisco Cerda and Natalio Morales
  Colombia Juan Pinson and Heraclio Velenzuala
  Denmark Per Greve and Herluf Hansen
  Egypt Adbel Halim and Mohamed Said Moussa
  England Maurice Bembridge and Guy Hunt
  France Jean Garaïalde and Bernard Pascassio
  Greece John Sotiropoulos and George Vafiadis (a)
  Hong Kong Joe Hardwick and Peter Tang
  Indonesia Azis Harwi and Sumarno (a)
  Ireland Christy O'Connor Snr and Christy O'Connor Jnr
  Italy Roberto Bernardini and Pietro Molteni
  Jamaica Norman Marsh and Seymour Rose
  Japan Takashi Murakami and Kosaku Shimada
  Libya Mohamed Salah and Muftah Salem
  Malaysia Bobby Lim Yat Foong and Zainal Abidin Yusof
  Mexico Ernesto Perez Acosta and Margarito Martinez
  Morocco Hamid Balghiti and Fatmi Moussa
  Netherlands Jan Dorrestein and Martien Groenendaal
    Nepal Bismu Shahi (a) and Ghanashyam Thapa
  New Zealand Walter Godfrey and Howard Kennedy
  Nigeria Jaimi Oyebajo and Patrick Okpomu
  Pakistan Taimur Hassan (a) and Muhammad Shafique (a)
  Philippines Ben Arda and Eleuterio Nival
  Portugal Antonio Barnabe and Joaguin Rodrigues
  Puerto Rico Jesús Rodríguez and Jose Rivera
  Scotland Brian Barnes and Norman Wood
  Singapore Lim Swee Chew and Liam Leng Ann
  South Africa John Bland and Tienie Britz
  South Korea Cho Tae-woon and Park Jung–ung
  Spain Seve Ballesteros and Ángel Gallardo
  Sri Lanka W.P. Fernando and H.L. Premadasa
  Sweden Bengt Malmqvist and Gunnar Mueller
   Switzerland Franco Salmini and Fausto Schiroli
  Taiwan Hsieh Min-Nan and Kuo Chie-Hsiung
  Thailand Sukree Onsham and Adul Thappavibul
  United States Lou Graham and Johnny Miller
  Venezuela Julian Santana and Ramón Muñoz
  Wales Simon Cox and Craig Defoy
  West Germany Karl-Heinz Gögele and Gerhard Koenig
  Yugoslavia Mirko Vovk (a) and Rafael Jerman

(a) denotes amateur

Source:[1][2]

ScoresEdit

Team

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1   United States 134-142-140-138=554 −22 2,000
2   Taiwan 140-136-141-147=564 −12 1,000
3   Japan 144-140-144-137=565 −11 800
4   Australia 144-136-138-148=566 −10 400
5   Argentina 138-143-141-149=571 −5
6   Philippines 140-139-145-149=573 −3
7   Thailand 142-149-140-143=574 −2
8   Brazil 148-145-137-147=577 +1
9   South Korea 143-145-148-142=578 +2
10   England 147-153-137-142=579 +3
11   Mexico 151-143-140-146=580 +4
12   Chile 152-143-148-143=586 +10
T13   Ireland 143-147-156-141=587 +11
  New Zealand 146-155-144-142=587
  Scotland 149-145-148-145=587
  South Africa 145-148-142-152=587
17   France 147-145-149-148=589 +13
18   Spain 157-141-142-150=590 +14
19   Austria 152-146-149-145=592 +16
20   Greece 146-151-151-145=593 +17
21   Burma 145-147-152-151=595 +19
22   Denmark 145-149-147-155=596 +20
23   Singapore 159-148-143-147=597 +21
24   Italy 150-151-150-147=598 +22
T25   Colombia 149-147-149-154=599 +23
  Egypt 145-152-149-153=599
  Puerto Rico 148-140-149-162=599
28   Pakistan 159-145-146-150=600 +24
29   Wales 152-147-152-151=602 +26
30   Malaysia 146-149-152-156=603 +27
31   Indonesia 145-158-148-153=604 +28
32   Canada 149-151-154-151=605 +29
33   West Germany 163-143-147-153=606 +30
34   Sweden 154-145-160-150=609 +33
35   Belgium 159-153-152-148=612 +36
36   Sri Lanka 164-153-144-154=615 +39
T37   Jamaica 156-153-155-158=622 +46
   Switzerland 165-153-148-156=622
T39   Hong Kong 157-157-163-156=633 +57
  Morocco 158-156-161-158=633
41   Nigeria 166-170-158-164=658 +82
42   Portugal 180-167-170-163=680 +104
43   Libya 167-178-170-177=692 +116
44     Nepal 183-181-181-167=712 +136
45   Yugoslavia 198-189-179-213=779 +203
WD   Netherlands 164-151-WD
  Venezuela 151-145-WD

International Trophy

# Player Country Score To par Money (US$)
1 Johnny Miller   United States 66-71-70-68=275 −13 1,000
T2 Ben Arda   Philippines 67-68-69-73=277 −11 366
Hsieh Min-Nan   Taiwan 68-68-68-73=277
Bob Shearer   Australia 74-68-66-69=277
5 Lou Graham   United States 68-71-70-70=279 −9
6 Takashi Murakami   Japan 70-69-72-69=280 −8
7 Mya Aye   Burma 72-71-68-70=281 −7
T8 Sukree Onsham   Thailand 69-75-67-72=283 −5
Park Jung-ung   South Korea 72-71-73-67=283
T10 Maurice Bembridge   England 75-74-66-69=284 −4
Juan Cabrera   Argentina 67-70-71-76=284
Ernesto Perez Acosta   Mexico 71-71-68-74=284

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "World Cup – Team and Individual". Pacific Daily News. Agana, Guam. UPI. 9 December 1975. p. 30 – via newspapers.com.
  2. ^ a b McCormack, Mark H. (1976). The World of Professional Golf 1976. Collins. pp. 518–520. ISBN 000211996X.
  3. ^ "Miller's 68 paces U.S. victory". The Sun-Telegram. San Bernardino, California. Associated Press. 8 December 1975. p. B-12.
  4. ^ "World Cup". Svensk Golf. January 1976. pp. 20, 62.
  5. ^ "World Cup golf: US win by 10 strokes". The Straits Times. 8 December 1975. p. 31.
  6. ^ "Final standings of the 23rd World Cup Golf championship". The Sun-Telegram. San Bernardino, California. Associated Press. 8 December 1975. p. B-9.