1997 World Cup of Golf

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1997 World Cup of Golf
Tournament information
Dates20–23 November
Location Kiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Course(s) Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Ocean Course
Format72 holes stroke play
combined score
Statistics
Par72
Field32 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$1,300,000 team
US$200,000 individual
Winner's shareUS$400,000 team
US$100,000 individual
Champion
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Pádraig Harrington & Paul McGinley
545 (−31)
  1996
1998  

The 1997 World Cup of Golf took place 20–23 November at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S. It was the 43rd World Cup. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event (32 teams) with each team consisting of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. Individuals also competed for the International Trophy. The prize money totaled $1,500,000 with $400,000 going to the winning pair and $100,000 to the top individual. The Irish team of Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley won by five strokes over the Scottish team of Colin Montgomerie and Raymond Russell. Colin Montgomerie took the International Trophy by two strokes over Alex Čejka.

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Teams

CountryPlayers
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Jorge Berendt and José Cóceres
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Bradley Hughes and Wayne Riley
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Claude Grenier and Gordon Manson
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Rick Gibson and Mike Weir
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei Chou Hung-Nan and Hsu Huang-Lung
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Jesús Amaya and Gustavo Mendoza
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Thomas Bjørn and Knud Storgaard
Flag of England.svg  England Paul Broadhurst and Mark James
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Anssi Kankkonen and Mika Lehtinen
Flag of France.svg  France Marc Farry and Jean van de Velde
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Alex Čejka and Sven Strüver
Flag of India.svg  India Gaurav Ghei and Arjun Singh
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Massimo Florioli and Silvio Grappasonni
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan Hiroyuki Fujita and Taichi Teshima
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Ali Kadir and Marimuthu Ramayah
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico Rafael Alarcon and Oscar Serna
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia Trevor Dodds and Schalk van der Merwe
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Michael Long and Grant Waite
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Morten Hagen and Morten Orveland
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg  Paraguay Felix Ramon Franco and Raúl Fretes
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg  Philippines Danilo Cabajar and Felix Casas
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico Michael Ambriz and Miguel Suárez
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Colin Montgomerie and Raymond Russell
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ernie Els and Wayne Westner
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea K. J. Choi and Park No-Seok
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Ignacio Garrido and Miguel Ángel Martín
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Joakim Haeggman and Per-Ulrik Johansson
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Juan Ciola and Paolo Quirici
Flag of the United States.svg  United States Justin Leonard and Davis Love III
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Phillip Price and Ian Woosnam
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe Tony Johnstone and Mark McNulty

Source [1] [2]

Scores

Team

#CountryScoreTo parMoney (US$)
(per team)
1Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 137-137-136-135=545−31400,000
2Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 134-138-140-138=550−26200,000
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 137-138-141-135=551−25125,000
T4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 133-143-132-146=554−2290,000
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 146-140-138-130=554
6Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 135-141-140-139=555−2160,000
7Flag of England.svg  England 136-147-138-138=559−1745,000
8Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 141-141-143-136=561−1532,000
T9Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 139-145-136-142=562−1426,000
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 141-139-141-141=562
11Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 139-142-145-137=563−1320,000
12Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 138-152-135-145=570−617,000
T13Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 143-143-143-142=571−513,000
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 140-152-139-140=571
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 137-145-143-146=571
T16Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan 142-148-143-139=572−49,500
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 146-144-143-139=572
18Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea 140-145-142-146=573−38,800
T19Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 139-143-144-151=577+18,500
Flag of France.svg  France 140-140-147-150=577
21Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 143-139-147-149=578+28,200
22Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 148-145-137-149=579+38,000
T23Flag of India.svg  India 146-150-147-142=585+97,700
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 155-149-138-143=585
25Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 141-149-153-144=587+117,400
26Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg  Philippines 146-148-145-150=589+137,200
27Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg  Paraguay 144-155-148-145=592+167,000
28Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 151-157-145-142=595+196,800
29Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 147-155-149-149=600+246,600
30Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 152-151-147-157=607+316,400
31Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 147-155-161-153=616+406,200
32Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 130-144-141-WD=WD6,000

Source [1] [2]

Sweden withdrew before the final round. Per-Ulrik Johansson had collapsed after the first round and then suffered another dizzy spell after the third round. Sweden were fourth after three rounds. Joakim Haeggman continued to compete in the individual competition.

International Trophy

#PlayerCountryScoreTo parMoney (US$)
1 Colin Montgomerie Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 68-66-66-66=266−22100,000
2 Alex Čejka Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 63-68-65-72=268−2050,000
3 Ignacio Garrido Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 67-67-69-67=270−1825,000
4 Paul McGinley Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 66-70-68-68=272−1615,000
T5 Pádraig Harrington Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 71-67-68-67=273−155,000
Davis Love III Flag of the United States.svg  United States 65-69-74-65=273
T7 Thomas Bjørn Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 69-72-67-67=275−13
Phillip Price Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 72-68-69-66=275
9 Grant Waite Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 70-70-69-67=276−12
T10 José Cóceres Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 72-69-69-67=277−11
Mark James Flag of England.svg  England 68-73-70-66-277

Source [1] [2]

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