Dynasty Cup (golf)

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The Dynasty Cup was a men's professional team golf competition between teams representing Asia and Japan. It was played twice, in 2003 and 2005 and took place on the World Cup course at the Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen, China. The event was organised by the Asian Tour and Japan Golf Tour. Asia won both events that were contested.

Dynasty Cup
Tournament information
LocationShenzhen, China
Established2003
Course(s)Mission Hills Golf Club
World Cup course
Tour(s)Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour
FormatMatch play
Final champion
Asia

For sponsorship reasons the 2003 event was called the Phoenix Dynasty Cup presented by VISA while the 2005 event was called the Visa Dynasty Cup.

FormatEdit

The teams consisted of 12 golfers. The tournament was played over three days with 6 foursomes matches on the first day, 6 fourball matches on the second day and 12 singles matches on the final day. One point was awarded for each win and a half point for a halved match. With a total of 24 points, a team needed to get 12.5 points to win the Cup.

HistoryEdit

The inaugural event was held 14–16 March 2003. The non-playing captains were Hsieh Min-nan and Isao Aoki. Asia won by a score of 16½ to 7½.[1][2]

The second event was held 15–17 April 2005. The team captains were the same as in 2003, Hsieh and Aoki. Charlie Wi was on the original Asia team but withdrew and was replaced by Angelo Que.[3][4][5] Asia won by a score of 14½ to 9½.[6]

ResultsEdit

Year Venue Winning team Score Asia captain Japan captain
2005 Mission Hills, Shenzhen Asia 14½–9½ Hsieh Min-nan Isao Aoki
2003 Mission Hills, Shenzhen Asia 16½–7½ Hsieh Min-nan Isao Aoki

TeamsEdit

AsiaEdit

JapanEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aoki backs Japan for success at Mission Hills". Golftoday.co.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Asia win Dynasty Cup 16.5 - 7.5". Golftoday.co.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Japanese announce Dynasty Cup team". Golftoday.co.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Asia name Captain's Picks for Dynasty Cup". Golftoday.co.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Asian Tour pick Dynasty Cup assistants". Golftoday.co.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Zhang Maintains Perfect Record". Asian Tour. 17 April 2005. Retrieved 26 June 2018.