2012 Royal Trophy

Last updated

6th Edition of the Royal Trophy
Dates14–16 December 2012
Venue Empire Hotel and Country Club
Location Jerudong, Brunei
Captains
Asia88Europe
After playoff Asia wins the Royal Trophy
  2011
2013  

The 2012 Royal Trophy was the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy, a team golf event contested between teams representing Asia and Europe. It was held from 1416 December at the Empire Hotel and Country Club in Jerudong, Brunei. After the two teams tied 8–8, Asia won a sudden-death playoff. Kim Kyung-tae and Yang Yong-eun faced Nicolas Colsaerts and Francesco Molinari in a four-ball match, with Kim's birdie giving Asia the win on the first hole. [1]

Contents

Teams

AsiaEurope
PlayerCountryPlayerCountry
Naomichi "Joe" Ozaki
Non-playing captain
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Kiradech Aphibarnrat Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand José María Olazábal
Playing captain
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Bae Sang-moon Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Nicolas Colsaerts Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Yoshinori Fujimoto Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Ryo Ishikawa Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Miguel Ángel Jiménez Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Kim Kyung-tae Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Edoardo Molinari Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Jeev Milkha Singh Flag of India.svg  India Francesco Molinari Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Wu Ashun Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China Marcel Siem Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Yang Yong-eun Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea Henrik Stenson Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden

Schedule

Friday's matches (foursomes)

AsiaResultsEurope
Fujimoto/Wu2 & 1Molinari/Molinari
Aphibarnrat/Singh1 upColsaerts/Siem
Bae/Ishikawa5 & 4Stenson/Fdez-Castaño
Kim/YanghalvedJiménez/Olazábal
½Session
½Overall

Source: [2]

Saturday's matches (four-ball)

AsiaResultsEurope
Aphibarnrat/SinghhalvedJiménez/Olazábal
Bae/WuhalvedColsaerts/Siem
Kim/Yang2 & 1Fdez-Castaño/Stenson
Fujimoto/Ishikawa3 & 2Molinari/Molinari
3Session1
Overall

Source: [3]

Sunday's matches (singles)

AsiaResultsEurope
AphibarnrathalvedOlazábal
Bae1 upColsaerts
KimhalvedFdez-Castaño
Fujimoto1 upSiem
WuhalvedE. Molinari
Singh1 upJiménez
Ishikawa1 upStenson
Yang2 & 1F. Molinari
Session
8Overall8

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References

  1. "Asia wins Royal Trophy in playoff". ESPN. Associated Press. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  2. "Europe ahead at Royal Trophy". ESPN. Associated Press. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  3. "Asia claw back into contention in Brunei". ESPN. 15 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2012.