1995 World Cup of Golf

The 1995 World Cup of Golf took place 9–12 November at the Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzen, Dongguan, Guangdong, China. It was the 41st World Cup. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with each team consisting of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. Individuals also competed for the International Trophy. The prize money totaled $1,500,000 with $400,000 going to the winning pair and $100,000 to the top individual. The United States team of Fred Couples and Davis Love won, for a record fourth time in a row with the same players in the team, by 14 strokes over the Australia team of Brett Ogle and Robert Allenby. Love took the International Trophy after a playoff over Hisayuki Sasaki of Japan.

1995 World Cup of Golf
Tournament information
Dates9–12 November
LocationShenzen, Dongguan, Guangdong, China
22°47′9″N 114°0′25″E / 22.78583°N 114.00694°E / 22.78583; 114.00694Coordinates: 22°47′9″N 114°0′25″E / 22.78583°N 114.00694°E / 22.78583; 114.00694
Course(s)Mission Hills Golf Club, Shenzen, World Cup Course
Format72 holes stroke play
combined score
Statistics
Par72
Length7,039 yards (6,436 m)
Field32 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$1,300,000 team
US$200,000 individual
Winner's share$400,000 team
$100,000 individual
Champion
 United States
Fred Couples & Davis Love III
543 (−33)
Location Map
Mission Hills Golf Club is located in China
Mission Hills Golf Club
Mission Hills Golf Club
Location in China
Mission Hills Golf Club is located in Guangdong
Mission Hills Golf Club
Mission Hills Golf Club
Location in Guangdong
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TeamsEdit

Country Players
  Argentina Eduardo Romero and César Monasterio
  Australia Robert Allenby and Brett Ogle
  Canada Rick Gibson and Jim Rutledge
  China Zhang Lianwei and Cheng Jun
  Colombia Jesús Amaya and Angel Romero
  Denmark Steen Tinning and Anders Sørensen
  England Paul Broadhurst and Mark Roe
  Finland Anssi Kankkonen and Kalle Väinölä
  France Jean van de Velde and Jean-Louis Guépy
  Germany Alex Čejka and Sven Strüver
  Ireland Darren Clarke and Philip Walton
  Italy Silvio Grappasonni and Costantino Rocca
  Japan Hiroshi Gohda and Hisayuki Sasaki
  Malaysia Ali Kadir and Marimuthu Ramayah
  Mexico Rafael Alarcón and Esteban Toledo
  Netherlands Rolf Muntz and Joost Steenkamer
  New Zealand Frank Nobilo and Michael Campbell
  Paraguay Gregorio Nelson Cabrera and Marco Ruiz
  Peru Luis Felipe Graf and Niceforo Quispe
  Philippines Frankie Miñoza and Robert Pctolerin
  Scotland Andrew Coltart and Sam Torrance
  South Africa Hendrik Buhrmann and Retief Goosen
  South Korea Choi Sang-ho and Choi Kwang-soo
  Spain Ignacio Garrido and Santiago Luna
  Sri Lanka Nandasena Perera and Koswinna Chandradasa
  Sweden Jarmo Sandelin and Jesper Parnevik
   Switzerland André Bossert and Paolo Quirici
  Thailand Thammanoon Sriroj and Udorn Duangdecha
  United States Fred Couples and Davis Love III
  Venezuela Henrique Lavie and Emilio Miartuz
  Wales Mark Mouland and Phillip Price
  Zimbabwe Tony Johnstone and Mark McNulty

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ScoresEdit

Team

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
(per team)
1   United States 133-136-138-136=543 −33 400,000
2   Australia 138-144-137-138=557 −19 200,000
T3   Japan 139-141-137-141=558 −18 112,500
  Scotland 138-144-136-140=558
5   New Zealand 142-141-137-139=559 −17 80,000
T6   France 141-141-140-139=561 −15 52,500
  Ireland 141-140-140-140=561
8   South Africa 145-139-136-143=563 −13 32,000
9   Sweden 136-137-146-145=564 −12 28,000
T10   Mexico 142-137-141-145=565 −11 22,000
  Zimbabwe 138-150-137-140=565
T12   Italy 142-143-136-145=566 −10
   Switzerland 144-145-144-133=566
14   Germany 144-143-141-139=567 −9
15   Spain 140-146-144-139=569 −7
16   Wales 141-144-143-142=570 −6
17   Canada 139-149-142-141=571 −5
18   Netherlands 143-145-141-143=572 −4
19   Finland 148-141-148-141=578 +2
T20   England 141-143-148-148=580 +4
  Paraguay 144-145-146-145=580
  Philippines 143-148-145-144=580
23   Argentina 142-153-144-143=582 +6
T24   Denmark 148-145-141-149=583 +7
  South Korea 149-145-145-144=583
26   Thailand 150-143-147-145=585 +9
27   China 151-148-142-147=588 +12
28   Venezuela 154-146-145-144=589 +13
29   Malaysia 140-152-152-146=590 +14
30   Colombia 149-145-149-153=596 +20
31   Sri Lanka 155-145-152-151=603 +27
32   Peru 158-158-161-157=634 +58

International Trophy

# Player Country Score To par Money (US$)
1 Davis Love III   United States 65-67-68-67=267 −21 100,000
2 Hisayuki Sasaki   Japan 62-69-67-69=267 50,000
3 Sam Torrance   Scotland 68-70-64-69=271 −17 25,000
4 Costantino Rocca   Italy 70-68-64-72=274 −14
T5 Michael Campbell   New Zealand 69-71-67-68=275 −13
Darren Clarke   Ireland 68-69-69-69=275
Retief Goosen   South Africa 71-66-66-72=275
T8 Fred Couples   United States 68-69-70-69=276 −12
Santiago Luna   Spain 69-71-69-70=276
10 Jesper Parnevik   Sweden 67-66-73-71=277 −11

Love won in a playoff with a par on the 5th extra hole.

Sources:[2][3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1995 Heineken World Cup Golf Programme".
  2. ^ "World Cup". Svensk Golf. January 1996. pp. 69, 74.
  3. ^ "World Cup of Golf". Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California. 13 November 1995. p. B4.
  4. ^ "World Cup of Golf". The Monitor. McAllen, Texas. 13 November 1995. p. 3B – via newspapers.com.