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2005 WGC-World Cup

The 2005 WGC-World Cup took place 17–20 November at the Victoria Clube de Golfe in Algarve, Portugal. It was the 51st World Cup and the sixth 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. The Welsh team of Stephen Dodd and Bradley Dredge won. They won by two strokes over the English and Swedish teams after the event was shortened to 54 holes due to rain.[1][2]

2005 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates17–20 November
LocationAlgarve, Portugal
Course(s)Victoria Clube de Golfe
Format72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Statistics
Par72
Length7,174 yards (6,560 m)
Field24 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$4.0 million
Winner's shareUS$1.4 million
Champion
 Wales
Stephen Dodd & Bradley Dredge
189 (−27)
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Qualification and formatEdit

The defending champion was joined by 18 teams based on the Official World Golf Ranking and five teams via qualification.[3]

The tournament was scheduled to be 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. The final round was canceled due to rain.

TeamsEdit

ScoresEdit

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1   Wales 61-67-61=189 −27 1,400,000
T2   England 59-69-63=191 −25 550,000
  Sweden 61-67-63=191
4   France 63-70-61=194 −22 200,000
5   Denmark 64-68-63=195 −21 145,000
T6   Netherlands 63-67-66=196 −20 117,500
  Argentina 68-61-67=196
8   Germany 65-68-64=197 −19 95,000
9   India 60-73-65=198 −18 80,000
T10   Taiwan 62-71-66=199 −17 67,500
  Spain 62-72-65=199
T12   South Africa 68-67-65=200 −16 55,000
  Ireland 67-69-64=200
  South Korea 67-71-62=200
T15   Japan 63-70-68=201 −15 48,500
  Paraguay 63-73-65=201
T17   Australia 60-73-69=202 −14 46,000
  Mexico 67-71-64=202
  United States 65-70-67=202
T20   Singapore 67-70-66=203 −13 43,000
  Scotland 65-74-64=203
  Portugal 68-72-63=203
23   Colombia 66-74-69=209 −7 41,000
24   Venezuela 66-75-69=210 −6 40,000

Source[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wales crowned WGC - Algarve World Cup champions". PGA European Tour. Reuters. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Dodd, Dredge win World Cup after final round canceled". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  3. ^ Thrasher, Cody (16 November 2005). "WGC-World Cup in Portugal Preview". Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  4. ^ "World Cup final scores". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.

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