2005 WGC-World Cup
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2005 WGC-World Cup
2005 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates17-20 November
LocationAlgarve, Portugal
Course(s)Victoria Clube de Golfe
Format72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Statistics
Par72
Length7,174 yards (6,560 m)
Field24 two-man teams
CutNone
Prize fundUS$4.0 million
Winner's shareUS$1.4 million
Champion
 Wales
Stephen Dodd & Bradley Dredge
189 (-27)
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The 2005 WGC-World Cup took place 17-20 November at the Victoria Clube de Golfe in Algarve, Portugal. It was the 51st World Cup and the sixth as a World Golf Championship event. 24 countries competed and each country sent two players. The prize money totaled $4,000,000 with $1,400,000 going to the winning pair. The Welsh team of Stephen Dodd and Bradley Dredge won. They won by two strokes over the English and Swedish teams after the event was shortened to 54 holes due to rain.[1][2]

Qualification and format

The defending champion was joined by 18 teams based on the Official World Golf Ranking and five teams via qualification.[3]

The tournament was scheduled to be a 72-hole stroke play team event with each team consisting of two players. The first and third days were fourball play and the second and final days were foursomes play. The final round was canceled due to rain.

Teams

Scores

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1  Wales 61-67-61=189 -27 1,400,000
T2  England 59-69-63=191 -25 550,000
 Sweden 61-67-63=191
4  France 63-70-61=194 -22 200,000
5  Denmark 64-68-63=195 -21 145,000
T6  Netherlands 63-67-66=196 -20 117,500
 Argentina 68-61-67=196
8  Germany 65-68-64=197 -19 95,000
9  India 60-73-65=198 -18 80,000
T10  Taiwan 62-71-66=199 -17 67,500
 Spain 62-72-65=199
T12  South Africa 68-67-65=200 -16 55,000
 Ireland 67-69-64=200
 South Korea 67-71-62=200
T15  Japan 63-70-68=201 -15 48,500
 Paraguay 63-73-65=201
T17  Australia 60-73-69=202 -14 46,000
 Mexico 67-71-64=202
 United States 65-70-67=202
T20  Singapore 67-70-66=203 -13 43,000
 Scotland 65-74-64=203
 Portugal 68-72-63=203
23  Colombia 66-74-69=209 -7 41,000
24  Venezuela 66-75-69=210 -6 40,000

Source[4]

References

  1. ^ "Wales crowned WGC - Algarve World Cup champions". PGA European Tour. Reuters. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Dodd, Dredge win World Cup after final round canceled". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ Thrasher, Cody (16 November 2005). "WGC-World Cup in Portugal Preview". Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "World Cup final scores". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 2012.

External links


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