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The 2007 Seve Trophy took place between 27–30 September at The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort in the Republic of Ireland. The team captain for Great Britain and Ireland was Nick Faldo, with the captain for Continental Europe being Seve Ballesteros. Great Britain and Ireland retained the trophy for the third consecutive time.

2007 Seve Trophy
Dates27–30 September
VenueThe Heritage Golf & Spa Resort
LocationCounty Laois, Ireland
Captains
United Kingdom
Republic of Ireland
16½ 11½ Europe
Great Britain and Ireland wins the Seve Trophy
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FormatEdit

The teams competed over four days with five fourball matches on both Thursday and Friday, four greensomes matches on Saturday morning, four foursomes matches on Saturday afternoon and ten singles on Sunday. It means a total of 28 points are available with 14 ½ points required for victory. If the score finished at 14-14, then two players from each team would play the 18th using the greensomes format to find the winner.

Each member of the winner team received 125,000, the losing team €75,000 each, giving a total prize fund of €2,000,000.[1]

TeamsEdit

The teams were made up of four players from the Official World Golf Ranking list, four players from the European points list, and two captain's pick. However, there were a number of players who qualified for the trophy, but pulled out. These include: Henrik Stenson, Pádraig Harrington, Sergio García and Lee Westwood.[2][3]

        Team GB&I
Name Country Qualification
Nick Faldo England Non-playing captain
Justin Rose England World rankings
Paul Casey England World rankings
Colin Montgomerie Scotland World rankings
Bradley Dredge Wales World rankings
Graeme Storm England European points
Oliver Wilson England European points
Phillip Archer England European points
Nick Dougherty England European points
Marc Warren Scotland Captain's pick
Simon Dyson England Captain's pick
    Team Continental Europe
Name Country Qualification
Seve Ballesteros Spain Non-playing captain
Robert Karlsson Sweden World rankings
Miguel Ángel Jiménez Spain World rankings
Mikko Ilonen Finland World rankings
Raphaël Jacquelin France World rankings
Søren Hansen Denmark European points
Grégory Havret France European points
Peter Hanson Sweden European points
Markus Brier Austria European points
Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño Spain Captain's pick
Thomas Bjørn Denmark Captain's pick

Day oneEdit

Thursday, 27 September 2007

FourballEdit

    Results  
Montgomerie/Warren   3 & 1 Hanson/Karlsson
Dredge/Archer    2 & 1 Jiménez/Fdez-Castaño
Casey/Dyson   4 & 3 Jacquelin/Havret
Dougherty/Storm    1 up Bjørn/Hansen
Rose/Wilson   3 & 2 Brier/Ilonen
2 Session 3
2 Overall 3

Day twoEdit

Friday, 28 September 2007

FourballEdit

    Results  
Dredge/Archer    5 & 4 Hanson/Karlsson
Montgomerie/Warren   5 & 3 Jacquelin/Havret
Wilson/Dyson    3 & 2 Bjørn/Hansen
Dougherty/Storm   1 up Ilonen/Brier
Rose/Casey    1 up Jiménez/Fdez-Castaño
3 Session 2
5 Overall 5

Day threeEdit

Saturday, 29 September 2007

Morning greensomesEdit

    Results  
Rose/Casey   3 & 1 Karlsson/Fdez-Castaño
Dougherty/Storm   2 & 1 Jacquelin/Havret
Wilson/Dyson   1 up Hanson/Hansen
Dredge/Archer halved Brier/Ilonen
½ Session
Overall

Afternoon foursomesEdit

    Results  
Rose/Dougherty    2 & 1 Jacquelin/Havret
Montgomerie/Storm   3 & 2 Karlsson/Fdez-Castaño
Wilson/Dyson    3 & 2 Hanson/Hansen
Dredge/Archer    2 up Brier/Jiménez
3 Session 1
Overall

Day fourEdit

Sunday, 30 September 2007

SinglesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final Results & Prize Money". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Seve Trophy team rankings". European Tour. Archived from the original on 18 August 2007. Retrieved 25 September 2007.
  3. ^ Garrod, Mark (1 September 2007). "Westwood Snubs Seve Trophy". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2007.

External linksEdit

2005 Seve Trophy
GB&I 16½ Cont Europe 11½
2007 Seve Trophy
GB&I 16½ Cont Europe 11½
2009 Seve Trophy
GB&I 16½ Cont Europe 11½