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2002 WGC-World Cup

The 2002 WGC-World Cup took place 12–15 December at the Vista Vallarta Club de Golf, Nicklaus Course in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It was the 48th World Cup and the third as a World Golf Championship event. 24 countries competed and each country sent two players. The prize money totaled $3,000,000 with $1,000,000 going to the winning pair. The Japanese team of Toshimitsu Izawa and Shigeki Maruyama won. They won by two strokes stroke over the American team of Phil Mickelson and David Toms.

2002 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates12–15 December
LocationPuerto Vallarta, Mexico
Course(s)Vista Vallarta Club de Golf
Nicklaus Course
Format72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Statistics
Par72
Length7,153 yards (6,541 m)
Field24 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$3.0 million
Winner's shareUS$1.0 million
Champion
 Japan
Toshimitsu Izawa & Shigeki Maruyama
252 (−36)
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Qualification and formatEdit

18 teams qualified based on the Official World Golf Ranking and were joined by host country, Mexico, and five teams via qualifiers in Malaysia and Mexico.[1]

The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with each team consisting of two players. The first and third days were fourball play and the second and final days were foursomes play.

TeamsEdit

ScoresEdit

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1   Japan 64-64-58-66=252 −36 1,000,000
2   United States 65-67-57-65=254 −34 500,000
T3   England 65-63-62-68=258 −30 225,000
  South Korea 61-67-64-66=258
5   South Africa 62-64-62-71=259 −29 115,000
T6   Argentina 64-68-62-66=260 −28 95,000
  Australia 60-67-65-68=260
T8   Canada 59-67-64-71=261 −27 75,000
  Ireland 64-67-62-68=261
10   Fiji 63-62-62-75=262 −26 60,000
11   Denmark 63-70-62-68=263 −25 55,000
T12   Scotland 63-65-62-75=265 −23 47,500
  Wales 63-68-65-69=265
T14   Sweden 62-71-64-69=266 −22 39,500
   Switzerland 63-67-65-71=266
16   Myanmar 66-66-64-72=268 −20 38,000
T17   France 61-72-64-73=270 −18 35,500
  New Zealand 65-73-64-68=270
  Singapore 70-65-65-70=270
  Trinidad and Tobago 63-66-64-77=270
21   Germany 67-69-64-71=271 −17 33,000
22   Venezuela 66-67-72-69=274 −14 32,000
T23   Colombia 66-68-69-74=277 −11 30,500
  Mexico 68-72-66-71=277

Source[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Last five teams determined for 2002 EMC World Cup". PGA Tour. 15 October 2002. Archived from the original on 10 August 2007. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  2. ^ "World Cup final scores". ESPN. 16 December 2002. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  3. ^ "$3,000,000 WGC-EMC World Cup leaderboard". The Sports Network. 15 December 2002. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2012.

External linksEdit