1998 Eisenhower Trophy

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1998 Eisenhower Trophy
Tournament information
Dates19–22 November
Location Santiago, Chile
33°27′S70°40′W / 33.450°S 70.667°W / -33.450; -70.667
Course(s) Club de Golf Los Leones
Club de Golf La Dehesa
Format72 holes stroke play
Statistics
Par71 (Los Leones)
72 (La Dehesa)
Field52 teams
208 players
Champion
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Luke Donald, Paddy Gribben,
Lorne Kelly & Gary Wolstenholme
852 (−6)
Location Map
Location in Chile
  1996
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The 1998 Eisenhower Trophy took place 19 to 22 November at Club de Golf Los Leones and Club de Golf La Dehesa in Santiago, Chile. It was the 21st World Amateur Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 52 four-man teams. The best three scores for each round counted towards the team total. Each team played two rounds on the two courses. The leading teams played at Club de Golf La Dehesa on the third day and at Club de Golf Los Leones on the final day.

Contents

Great Britain and Ireland won the Eisenhower Trophy for the fourth time, finishing four strokes ahead of the silver medalists, Australia. Chinese Taipei took the bronze medal with Japan in fourth place. Finland led after three rounds but a poor last round dropped then into fifth place. Kim Felton, representing Australia, had the lowest individual score, 11-under-par 275, two strokes better than Mikko Ilonen.

Teams

52 four-man teams contested the event.

The following table lists the players on the leading teams. [1]

CountryPlayers
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Aaron Baddeley, Kim Felton, Brendan Jones, Brett Rumford
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Steven Davies, Stephen Dixon, Jon Drewery, Robert Kerr
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei Chan Yih-shin, Hong Chia-yuh, Lee Cho-chuan, Su Chin-jung
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Mikko Ilonen, Panu Kylliäinen, Ari Pasanen, Henri Salonen
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Philipp Neels, Benjamin Schlichting, Marcel Siem, Michael Thannhauser
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
& Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Luke Donald, Paddy Gribben, Lorne Kelly, Gary Wolstenholme
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Hidemasa Hoshino, Tomohiro Kondo, Yūsaku Miyazato, Masahide Wada
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Henk Alberts, Jean Hugo, Trevor Immelman, Dean Lambert
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Sergio García, Alejandro Larrazábal, Álvaro Mata, Raúl Quirós
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Peter Hanson, Anders Hultman, Christian Nilsson, Henrik Stenson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States Joel Kribel, Matt Kuchar, Hank Kuehne, Tom McKnight

Scores

#CountryScoreTo par
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
& Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
211-218-215-208=852−6
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 217-214-213-212=856−2
3Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 217-218-212-211=858E
4Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 217-218-213-211=859+1
5Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 210-214-217-219=860+2
6Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 214-227-213-207=861+3
7Flag of the United States.svg  United States 209-218-217-221=865+7
T8Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 216-216-221-215=868+10
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 219-217-214-218=868
10Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 218-217-222-213=870+12
11Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 218-215-220-219=872+14
12Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 220-221-220-212=873+15
13Flag of France.svg  France 222-220-218-215=875+17
14Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 227-216-223-212=878+20
T15Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 218-223-219-219=879+21
Flag of India.svg  India 219-224-222-214=879
17Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 223-217-223-217=880+22
T18Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 217-228-224-213=882+24
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 220-215-232-215=882
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 216-212-232-222=882
T21Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 223-226-216-218=883+25
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 226-214-225-218=883
23Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 220-221-217-226=884+26
24Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 225-225-221-214=885+27
25Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 224-223-219-220=886+28
26Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 226-221-218-225=890+32
T27Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 217-225-235-216=893+35
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 229-225-216-223=893
T29Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 225-226-224-221=896+38
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 230-222-217-227=896
31Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 222-229-221-225=897+39
32Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 227-223-224-231=905+47
33Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 227-232-232-217=908+50
34Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 224-227-227-233=911+53
35Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic 229-231-222-234=916+58
36Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 222-234-234-231=921+63
37Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 232-227-232-232=923+65
38Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 235-231-226-235=927+69
39Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 225-234-244-231=934+76
40Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 235-233-226-241=935+77
41Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 234-234-241-229=938+80
T42Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 235-235-237-238=945+87
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 240-236-234-235=945
44Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia 247-236-237-232=952+94
45Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 232-247-240-238=957+99
46Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 243-241-247-240=971+113
47Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 248-254-242-244=988+130
48Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador 248-245-244-252=989+131
49Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 252-255-242-249=998+140
50Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 258-260-267-271=1056+198
51Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 268-274-264-273=1079+221
52Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 302-293-286-286=1167+309

Source: [1]

Individual leaders

There was no official recognition for the lowest individual scores.

#PlayerCountryScoreTo par
1 Kim Felton Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 70-67-69-69=275−11
2 Mikko Ilonen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 67-70-71-69=277−9
T3 Luke Donald Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
& Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
70-70-69-71=280−6
Chan Yih-shin Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 71-69-72-68=280
5 Wilfredo Morales Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 67-68-75-71=281−5
6 Gary Wolstenholme Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
& Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
70-71-74-67=282−4
T7 Sergio García Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 72-71-69-73=285−1
Tomohiro Kondo Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 75-72-67-71=285
T9 Christian Aronsen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 74-70-76-66=286E
Kim Hyung-tae Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 72-72-70-72=286

Source: [1]

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References

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