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)
Length7,296 yards (6,671 m)
Field24 two-man teams
Prize fundUS$4.0 million
Winner's shareUS$1.4 million
 South Africa
Rory Sabbatini & Trevor Immelman
275 (−13)
Location map
Location in the United States
Location in South Carolina
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Qualification and format edit

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.

Teams edit

Country Players
  Argentina Ángel Cabrera and Eduardo Romero
  Australia Stephen Leaney and Stuart Appleby
  Chile Felipe Aguilar and Roy Mackenzie
  Denmark Anders Hansen and Søren Kjeldsen
  England Paul Casey and Justin Rose
  France Raphaël Jacquelin and Thomas Levet
  Germany Alex Čejka and Marcel Siem
  Hong Kong Derek Fung and James Stewart
  India Gaurav Ghei and Digvijay Singh
  Ireland Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley
  Japan Shigeki Maruyama and Hidemichi Tanaka
  Mexico Antonio Maldonado and Alex Quiroz
  Myanmar Aung Win and Kyi Hla Han
  New Zealand Michael Campbell and David Smail
  Paraguay Carlos Franco and Marco Ruiz
  Scotland Alastair Forsyth and Paul Lawrie
  South Africa Trevor Immelman and Rory Sabbatini
  South Korea K. J. Choi and Hur Suk-ho
  Spain Ignacio Garrido and Miguel Ángel Jiménez
  Sweden Niclas Fasth and Freddie Jacobson
  Thailand Jamnian Chitprasong and Pomsakonm Tipsanit
  Trinidad and Tobago Robert Ames and Stephen Ames
  United States Jim Furyk and Justin Leonard
  Wales Bradley Dredge and Ian Woosnam


Scores edit

Place 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]


References edit

  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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