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2003 WGC-World Cup

The 2003 WGC-World Cup took place November 13–16 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S. It was the 49th World Cup and the fourth as a World Golf Championship event. 24 countries competed and each country sent two players. The prize money totaled $4,000,000 with $1,400,000 going to the winning pair.[1] The South African team of Rory Sabbatini and Trevor Immelman won. They won by four strokes stroke over the English team of Paul Casey and Justin Rose.

2003 World Cup
Tournament information
DatesNovember 13–16
LocationKiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Course(s)Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Ocean Course
Format72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Statistics
Par72
Length7,296 yards (6,671 m)
Field24 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$4.0 million
Winner's shareUS$1.4 million
Champion
 South Africa
Rory Sabbatini & Trevor Immelman
275 (−13)
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Qualification and formatEdit

18 teams qualified based on the Official World Golf Ranking and were joined by six teams via qualifiers in Singapore and Mexico.[2]

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   South Africa 70-69-63-73=275 −13 1,400,000
2   England 73-73-66-67=279 −9 700,000
3   France 69-72-68-71=280 −8 400,000
4   Germany 67-77-67-71=282 −6 200,000
T5   Ireland 74-77-66-67=284 −4 135,000
  United States 71-70-68-75=284
T7   Japan 74-71-71-69=285 −3 102,500
  Sweden 72-72-67-74=285
T9   Paraguay 70-75-70-71=286 −2 71,667
  Scotland 71-73-68-74=286
  South Korea 71-75-71-69=286
12   Wales 68-74-71-75=288 E 60,000
13   Argentina 70-73-70-76=289 +1 55,000
14   Spain 71-75-66-81=293 +5 50,000
T15   Australia 72-76-71-75=294 +6 48,000
  New Zealand 71-74-72-77=294
  Trinidad and Tobago 75-81-67-71=294
18   Mexico 71-78-70-79=298 +10 46,000
19   Denmark 72-84-72-73=301 +13 45,000
20   Myanmar 72-83-73-74=302 +14 44,000
21   Hong Kong 76-80-69-78=303 +15 43,000
22   India 81-83-71-69=304 +16 42,000
23   Thailand 76-78-76-84=314 +26 41,000
WD   Chile WD after nine holes[3]

Source[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WGC-World Cup (2003)". Newsday. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  2. ^ Ross, Helen (October 3, 2003). "World Cup teams announced". PGA Tour. Archived from the original on August 10, 2007. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  3. ^ "Injury to Aguilar forces Chile to withdraw". PGA Tour. November 13, 2012. Archived from the original on August 10, 2007. Retrieved October 15, 2012.

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