2013 WGC-HSBC Champions

The 2013 WGC-HSBC Champions was a golf tournament played from 31 October to 3 November at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai, China. It was the fifth WGC-HSBC Champions tournament, and the fourth of four World Golf Championships events held in the 2013 calendar year.

2013 WGC-HSBC Champions
Tournament information
Dates31 October – 3 November 2013
LocationShanghai, China
Course(s)Sheshan Golf Club
Tour(s)Asian Tour
European Tour
PGA Tour
Statistics
Par72
Length7,266 yards (6,644 m)
Field78 players
CutNone
Prize fund$8,500,000
6,145,172
Winner's share$1,400,000
€1,012,146
Champion
United States Dustin Johnson
264 (−24)
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Sheshan  Golf Club is located in China
Sheshan  Golf Club
Sheshan 
Golf Club

Dustin Johnson broke the tournament scoring record for his first WGC win; he finished three strokes ahead of runner-up Ian Poulter, the defending champion.

CourseEdit

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 459 550 362 200 456 200 346 603 486 3,662 401 456 217 411 594 487 288 212 538 3,604 7,266
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5 36 72

Source:[1]

FieldEdit

The following is a list of players who qualified for the 2013 WGC-HSBC Champions.[2][3][4] Players who qualify from multiple categories will be listed in the first category in which they are eligible with the other qualifying categories in parentheses next to the player's name.

This was the first WGC event for 11 players: Baek Seuk-hyun, Graham DeLaet, Tommy Fleetwood, Huang Mingjie, Huang Wenyi, Jin Jeong, Masahiro Kawamura, Li Haotong, Jordan Spieth, Peter Uihlein and Jimmy Walker.

1. Winners of the four major championships and The Players Championship

Jason Dufner (12), Phil Mickelson (3,5,12), Justin Rose (12)

2. Winners of the previous four World Golf Championships

Ian Poulter (12)

3. Winners of the top 20 rated PGA Tour events

Jonas Blixt (12), Ken Duke, Derek Ernst, Brian Gay, Bill Haas (12), Billy Horschel (12), Graeme McDowell (5,12), John Merrick, D. A. Points, Henrik Stenson (8,12), Kevin Streelman (12), Michael Thompson, Boo Weekley (12)

4. Top 5 available players from the FedEx Cup points list

Graham DeLaet (12), Dustin Johnson (12), Brandt Snedeker (12), Jordan Spieth (12), Nick Watney (12)

5. Winners of the top 20 rated European Tour events

Thomas Bjørn (12), Grégory Bourdy, Paul Casey, Jamie Donaldson (12), Ernie Els (12), Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño, Tommy Fleetwood, Stephen Gallacher, David Howell, Raphaël Jacquelin, David Lynn (12), Matteo Manassero (10,12), Rory McIlroy (12), Louis Oosthuizen (12), Brett Rumford (10), Chris Wood

6. Top 5 available players from the Race to Dubai

Sergio García (10,12), Branden Grace (8,12), Mikko Ilonen, Richard Sterne (8,12), Peter Uihlein

7. Four players - winners of the top Japan Golf Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit

Luke Donald (12), Hiroyuki Fujita, Ryo Ishikawa, Masahiro Kawamura

8. Four players - winners of the top Sunshine Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit

George Coetzee (OoM), Darren Fichardt, Martin Kaymer (12), Jaco van Zyl (OoM)

9. Four players - winners of the top PGA Tour of Australasia events, remainder from Order of Merit

Mark Brown (OoM), Michael Hendry (OoM), Jin Jeong, Daniel Popovic

10. Six players - winners of the top Asian Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit

Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Baek Seuk-hyun (OoM), Gaganjeet Bhullar (OoM), Scott Hend (OoM), Thongchai Jaidee (OoM), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (12)

11. Six players from China

Huang Mingjie, Huang Wenyi, Li Haotong, Liang Wenchong, Hu Mu, Wu Ashun

12. Any players, not included in above categories, in the top 50 of the OWGR on 14 October 2013

Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Peter Hanson, Hideki Matsuyama, Francesco Molinari, Ryan Moore, Scott Piercy, Bo Van Pelt, Jimmy Walker, Bubba Watson, Lee Westwood

13. Alternates, if needed to fill the field of 78 players

None needed

  • Winner of 21st ranked PGA Tour event
  • Winner of 21st ranked European Tour event
  • Next available player, not otherwise exempt, from OWGR as of 14 October, Race to Dubai as of 14 October, FedEx Cup list, repeating as necessary

Nationalities in the fieldEdit

North America (25) South America (0) Europe (26) Oceana (5) Asia (15) Africa (7)
  Canada (1)   England (9)   Australia (3)   China (6)   South Africa (7)
  United States (24)   Northern Ireland (2)   New Zealand (2)   India (1)
  Scotland (1)   Japan (4)
  Wales (1)   South Korea (2)
  Denmark (1)   Thailand (2)
  Spain (3)
  Finland (1)
  France (2)
  Germany (1)
  Italy (2)
  Sweden (3)

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Player Country Year won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Place
Ian Poulter   England 2012 71 67 63 66 267 −21 2
Martin Kaymer   Germany 2011 70 74 62 68 274 −14 T8
Phil Mickelson   United States 2009 71 68 72 65 276 −12 14
Francesco Molinari   Italy 2010 72 69 70 70 281 −7 T21
  • As a WGC event (2009–present)

Round summariesEdit

First roundEdit

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 65 −7
T2 Jamie Donaldson   Wales 67 −5
Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño   Spain
T4 Tommy Fleetwood   England 68 −4
Justin Rose   England
Jordan Spieth   United States
Bubba Watson   United States
T8 Kiradech Aphibarnrat   Thailand 69 −3
Gaganjeet Bhullar   India
Paul Casey   England
Ernie Els   South Africa
Scott Hend   Australia
Dustin Johnson   United States
Graeme McDowell   Northern Ireland

Second roundEdit

Friday, 1 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Dustin Johnson   United States 69-63=132 −12
T2 Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 65-72=137 −7
Bubba Watson   United States 68-69=137
Boo Weekley   United States 70-67=137
T5 Ernie Els   South Africa 69-69=138 −6
Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño   Spain 67-71=138
Tommy Fleetwood   England 68-70=138
Sergio García   Spain 70-68=138
Graeme McDowell   Northern Ireland 69-69=138
Ian Poulter   England 71-67=138

Third roundEdit

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Dustin Johnson   United States 69-63-66=198 −18
2 Ian Poulter   England 71-67-63=201 −15
3 Graeme McDowell   Northern Ireland 69-69-64=202 −14
T4 Graham DeLaet   Canada 71-68-65=204 −12
Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 65-72-67=204
Justin Rose   England 68-71-65=204
T7 Martin Kaymer   Germany 70-74-62=206 −10
Bubba Watson   United States 68-69-69=206
Boo Weekley   United States 70-67-69=206
T10 Keegan Bradley   United States 71-68-68=207 −9
Jamie Donaldson   Wales 67-74-66=207
Tommy Fleetwood   England 68-70-69=207
Sergio García   Spain 70-68-69=207

Final roundEdit

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Dustin Johnson   United States 69-63-66-66=264 −24 1,400,000
2 Ian Poulter   England 71-67-63-66=267 −21 850,000
3 Graeme McDowell   Northern Ireland 69-69-64-66=268 −20 480,000
4 Sergio García   Spain 70-68-69-63=270 −18 365,000
5 Justin Rose   England 68-71-65-68=272 −16 300,000
T6 Graham DeLaet   Canada 71-68-65-69=273 −15 231,500
Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 65-72-67-69=273
T8 Jamie Donaldson   Wales 67-74-66-67=274 −14 161,667
Martin Kaymer   Germany 70-74-62-68=274
Bubba Watson   United States 68-69-69-68=274

Source:[1][5]

ScorecardEdit

Eagle Birdie Bogey Double bogey
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5
  Johnson −17 −17 −17 −17 −17 −17 −17 −18 −19 −19 −19 −19 −20 −21 −21 −23 −24 −24
  Poulter −16 −17 −17 −17 −18 −18 −18 −19 −19 −19 −19 −20 −20 −21 −20 −21 −21 −21
  McDowell −15 −16 −17 −17 −17 −17 −18 −18 −18 −18 −18 −19 −19 −20 −20 −20 −20 −20
  García −9 −10 −11 −11 −11 −11 −12 −13 −14 −15 −15 −15 −16 −17 −17 −18 −18 −18
  Rose −12 −12 −13 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −15 −15 −15 −16 −16 −16 −16 −16
  DeLaet −11 −12 −12 −12 −10 −10 −10 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11 −12 −13 −13 −14 −14 −15
  McIlroy −12 −13 −13 −13 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −15 −15 −15 −15 −15

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Source:[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "WGC-HSBC Champions: Leaderboard". European Tour. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  2. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions 2013 Entry List". 1 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  3. ^ "2013 Qualification Procedures". PGA Tour. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  4. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions – Entry List". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  5. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions: Leaderboard". Yahoo! Sports. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  6. ^ "2013 WGC- HSBC Champions". Golf Channel. Retrieved 28 August 2015.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 31°06′32″N 121°12′58″E / 31.109°N 121.216°E / 31.109; 121.216