2006 Eisenhower Trophy

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2006 Eisenhower Trophy
Tournament information
Dates26–29 October
Location Stellenbosch, South Africa
33°56′12″S18°51′41″E / 33.93667°S 18.86139°E / -33.93667; 18.86139
Course(s) De Zalze Golf Club
Stellenbosch Golf Club
Format72 holes stroke play
Statistics
Par72 (De Zalze)
72 (Stellenbosch)
Field70 teams
208 players
Champion
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Wil Besseling, Joost Luiten &
Tim Sluiter
554 (−22)
Location Map
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Stellenbosch
Location in South Africa
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Stellenbosch
Location in Western Cape
  2004
2008  

The 2006 Eisenhower Trophy took place 26–29 October at De Zalze Golf Club and Stellenbosch Golf Club in Stellenbosch, east of Cape Town, South Africa. It was the 25th World Amateur Team Championship for the Eisenhower Trophy. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with 70 three-man teams. The best two scores for each round counted towards the team total. Each team played two rounds on the two courses. The leading teams played at Stellenbosch Golf Club on the third day and at De Zalze Golf Club on the final day.

Contents

The Netherlands won their first Eisenhower Trophy, two strokes ahead of Canada, who took the silver medal. The United States took the bronze medal while Wales finished in fourth place. Wil Besseling had the best 72-hole aggregate of 275, 13 under par. In the last round Joost Luiten had four birdies and an eagle in his last five holes to finish with a 67. He birdied the par-five 14th and then holed a sand-wedge for an eagle two on the 15th and made birdies on the final three holes. [1]

The 2006 Espirito Santo Trophy was played on the same courses one week prior.

Teams

70 teams contested the event. Each team had three played with the exception of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mauritius who only has two.

The following table lists the players on the leading teams. [2] [1]

CountryPlayers
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Estanislao Goya, Sebastián Saavedra, Alan Wagner
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Stephen Dartnall, Won Joon Lee, Andrew Tampion
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada James Love, Andrew Parr, Richard Scott
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Peter Baunsoe, Christoffer Christiansen, Mark Haastrup
Flag of England.svg  England Oliver Fisher, Ross McGowan, Jamie Moul
Flag of France.svg  France Julien Grillon, Julien Guerrier, Jean-Jacques Wolff
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Sean Einhaus, Florian Fritsch, Stephan Gross
Four Provinces Flag.svg  Ireland Rory McIlroy, Gareth Shaw, Simon Ward
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Yuta Ikeda, Yuki Ito, Yuki Usami
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Ben Leong, S. Sivachandran, Mohammed Sukree Rhasid
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico Roberto Díaz, Mauricio Tamez, Julian Valenciana
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Wil Besseling, Joost Luiten, Tim Sluiter
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Josh Geary, James Gill, Mark Purser
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Scott Jamieson, George Murray, Richie Ramsay
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Kang Sung-hoon, Kim Do-hoon, Kim Kyung-tae
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain José Luis Adarraga, Jordi García, Pablo Martín
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Björn Åkesson, Oscar Florén, Niklas Lemke
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Steven Rojas, Damian Ulrich, Tino Weiss
Flag of the United States.svg  United States Chris Kirk, Jonathan Moore, Trip Kuehne
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Llewellyn Matthews, Rhys Davies, Nigel Edwards

Results

#CountryScoreTo par
1Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 141-140-136-137=554−22
2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 139-139-141-137=556−20
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 143-136-140-138=557−19
4Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 144-143-132-140=559−17
5Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 146-137-138-140=561−15
T6Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 148-142-134-139=563−13
Flag of England.svg  England 149-138-140-136=563
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 144-142-137-140=563
T9Flag of France.svg  France 142-142-141-139=564−12
Four Provinces Flag.svg  Ireland 146-138-140-140=564
11Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 145-141-144-135=565−11
T12Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 147-141-140-141=569−7
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 146-141-146-136=569
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 143-138-145-143=569
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 150-132-141-146=569
T16Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 145-139-145-141=570−6
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 146-143-143-138=570
18Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 143-142-145-141=571−5
T19Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 145-143-137-147=572−4
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 148-138-145-141=572
21Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 145-143-142-143=573-3
T22Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 150-140-139-145=574−2
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 148-148-140-138=574
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 146-143-138-147=574
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 143-145-138-148=574
T26Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 147-140-142-146=575−1
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 145-146-142-142=575
28Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 147-143-142-144=576E
29Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 147-142-142-146=577+1
30Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 143-141-148-146=578+2
31Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 146-152-140-146=584+8
T32Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 152-145-143-145=585+9
Flag of India.svg  India 148-143-143-151=585
34Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 151-145-147-147=590+14
35Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 147-146-148-152=593+17
36Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 152-146-143-153=594+18
37Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia 158-146-143-149=596+20
38Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 154-150-154-141=599+23
T39Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 154-150-152-147=603+27
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 153-152-148-150=603
41Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 149-153-151-152=605+29
42Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 156-148-155-147=606+30
43Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 147-156-155-149=607+31
44Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 161-152-148-150=611+35
T45Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 161-153-155-144=613+37
Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador 149-156-158-150=613
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 157-148-158-150=613
48Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 159-151-158-146=614+38
49Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 149-155-159-153=616+40
50Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 156-155-156-151=618+42
51Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 154-148-164-154=620+44
52Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji 155-156-153-158=622+46
53Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 155-159-156-156=626+50
54Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 165-156-153-154=628+52
55Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 163-158-157-152=630+54
56Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 167-161-151-155=634+58
57Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 163-160-160-152=635+59
58Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 159-164-163-152=638+62
59Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras 155-158-173-161=647+71
T60Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 165-168-161-154=648+72
Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  United States Virgin Islands 161-164-168-155=648
62Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 170-168-162-155=655+79
63Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 174-172-162-149=657+81
64Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 176-162-162-159=659+83
65Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 173-169-162-169=673+97
66Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 187-169-169-174=699+123
67Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 190-176-167-169=702+126
68Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 180-173-180-171=704+128
69Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 198-178-175-174=725+149
70Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius 196-198-193-187=774+198

Source: [2]

Individual leaders

There was no official recognition for the lowest individual scores.

#PlayerCountryScoreTo par
1 Wil Besseling Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 69-70-66-70=275−13
T2 Julien Grillon Flag of France.svg  France 72-68-69-67=276−12
Chris Kirk Flag of the United States.svg  United States 71-66-70-69=276
Richard Scott Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 69-68-71-68=276
5 Oliver Fisher Flag of England.svg  England 74-66-70-67=277−11
6 Kang Sung-hoon Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 73-67-68-72=280−8
T7 Pablo Martín Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 73-71-70-67=281−7
Rory McIlroy Four Provinces Flag.svg  Ireland 73-69-72-67=281
T9 Nigel Edwards Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 75-70-68-69=282−6
Joost Luiten Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 74-71-70-67=282
George Murray Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 72-70-70-70=282
Richie Ramsay Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 72-73-67-70=282

Source: [2]

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 "Team/Player Leaderboard". Golfstat. 2 November 2018.