1991 Dunhill Cup

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1991 Dunhill Cup
Tournament information
Dates 10–13 October
Location St Andrews, Scotland
Course(s) Old Course at St Andrews
Format Match play
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,933 yards (6,340 m)
Field 16 teams of 3 players
Prize fund US$1,700,000[1]
Winner's share US$510,000[2]
Champion
 Sweden
(Anders Forsbrand, Per-Ulrik Johansson, Mats Lanner)

The 1991 Dunhill Cup was the seventh Dunhill Cup. It was a team tournament featuring 16 countries, each represented by three players. The Cup was played 10–13 October at the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland. The sponsor was the Alfred Dunhill company. The Swedish team of Anders Forsbrand, Per-Ulrik Johansson, and Mats Lanner beat the South African team of John Bland, David Frost, and Gary Player in the final. The final match was scheduled to consist of six individual matches (as in 1989 and 1990) but was reduced to three matches (as from 1985 to 1988) due to weather.[3]

Format[edit]

The Cup was played as a single-elimination, match play event played over four days. The top eight teams were seeded[4] with the remaining teams randomly placed in the bracket. In each match, the three players were paired with their opponents and played 18 holes at medal match play. Tied matches were extended to a sudden-death playoff only if they affected the outcome between the two teams.

Bracket[edit]

First round   Quarter-finals   Semi-finals   Final
1   United States 2  
  South Korea 1     1   United States 1  
8   South Africa 2     8   South Africa 2  
   Switzerland 1       8   South Africa 3  
5   Scotland 2       5   Scotland 0  
  Italy 1     5   Scotland 3
4   Ireland 3     4   Ireland 0  
  Paraguay 0       8   South Africa 1
2   Australia 1       6   Sweden 2
  Canada 2       Canada 1  
7   Spain 1       Wales 2  
  Wales 2         Wales 1
6   Sweden 2       6   Sweden 2  
  Taiwan 1     6   Sweden 2.5 Third place
3   England 3     3   England 0.5   5   Scotland 2.5
  Thailand 0     Wales 0.5

Round by round scores[edit]

First round[1]

 Australia – 1  Canada – 2
Player Score Player Score
Mike Harwood 73 Danny Mijovic 71
Craig Parry 70 Dan Halldorson 75
Wayne Grady 71 Dave Barr 70
 South Africa – 2   Switzerland – 1
Player Score Player Score
David Frost 69 André Bossert 73
John Bland 74 Paolo Quirici 74
Gary Player 76 Karim Baradia 75
Bland won on the third playoff hole.
 England – 3  Thailand – 0
Player Score Player Score
Paul Broadhurst 70 Sukree Oncham 77
Nick Faldo 69 Thaworn Wiratchant 75
Steven Richardson 71 Boonchu Ruangkit 77
 Ireland – 3  Paraguay – 0
Player Score Player Score
Ronan Rafferty 70 Carlos Franco 74
David Feherty 75 Pedro Martínez 77
Eamonn Darcy 75 Ángel Franco 77
 United States – 2  South Korea – 1
Player Score Player Score
Steve Pate 70 Park Nam-Sin 71
Curtis Strange 74 Choi Sang-Ho 72
Fred Couples 71 Lee Kang-Sun 76
 Scotland – 2  Italy – 1
Player Score Player Score
Sam Torrance 74 Costantino Rocca 72
Gordon Brand, Jnr 74 Alberto Binaghi 74
Colin Montgomerie 67 Giuseppe Calì 71
Brand won on the fifth playoff hole.
 Wales – 2  Spain – 1
Player Score Player Score
Ian Woosnam 70 Santiago Luna 70
Philip Parkin 74 José Rivero 71
Phillip Price 73 Miguel Ángel Martín 74
Woosnam won on the second playoff hole.
 Sweden – 2  Taiwan – 1
Player Score Player Score
Per-Ulrik Johansson 74 Wang Ter-chang 72
Mats Lanner 73 Chung Chun-hsing 77
Anders Forsbrand 72 Yu Chin-Han 82

Quarter-finals[5]

 United States – 1  South Africa – 2
Player Score Player Score
Curtis Strange 69 John Bland 68
Steve Pate 71 David Frost 70
Fred Couples 67 Gary Player 74
 Ireland – 0  Scotland – 3
Player Score Player Score
Ronan Rafferty 72 Sam Torrance 68
Eamonn Darcy 72 Gordon Brand, Jnr 71
David Feherty 74 Colin Montgomerie 73
 England – 0.5  Sweden – 2.5
Player Score Player Score
Nick Faldo 74 Per-Ulrik Johansson 73
Paul Broadhurst 70 Mats Lanner 70
Steven Richardson 70 Anders Forsbrand 69
 Wales – 2  Canada – 1
Player Score Player Score
Phillip Price 69 Danny Mijovic 70
Philip Parkin 69 Dave Barr 68
Ian Woosnam 67 Dan Halldorson 70

Semi-finals[6]

 Scotland – 0  South Africa – 3
Player Score Player Score
Sam Torrance 70 David Frost 64
Gordon Brand, Jnr 74 Gary Player 70
Colin Montgomerie 72 John Bland 69
 Sweden – 2  Wales – 1
Player Score Player Score
Per-Ulrik Johansson 68 Ian Woosnam 65
Anders Forsbrand 68 Philip Parkin 68
Mats Lanner 71 Phillip Price 71
Forsbrand won in a playoff.
Lanner won on the fifth playoff hole.

Final[4]

 Sweden – 2  South Africa – 1
Player Score Player Score
Anders Forsbrand 68 John Bland 69
Per-Ulrik Johansson 74 David Frost 68
Mats Lanner 74 Gary Player 74
Lanner won on the first playoff hole.

Third place[4]

 Scotland – 2.5  Wales – 0.5
Player Score Player Score
Sam Torrance 70 Ian Woosnam 71
Colin Montgomerie 69 Philip Parkin 70
Gordon Brand, Jnr 69 Phillip Price 69

Team results[edit]

Country Place W L Seed
 Sweden 1 8.5 3.5 6
 South Africa 2 8 4 8
 Scotland 3 7.5 4.5 5
 Wales 4 5.5 6.5
 England T5 3.5 2.5 3
 Canada T5 3 3
 Ireland T5 3 3 4
 United States T5 3 3 1
 Australia T9 1 2 2
 Italy T9 1 2
 South Korea T9 1 2
 Spain T9 1 2 7
  Switzerland T9 1 2
 Taiwan T9 1 2
 Paraguay T9 0 3
 Thailand T9 0 3

Player results[edit]

Country Player W L
 Sweden Anders Forsbrand 4 0
 Sweden Mats Lanner 3.5 0.5
 Sweden Per-Ulrik Johansson 1 3
 South Africa David Frost 4 0
 South Africa John Bland 3 1
 South Africa Gary Player 1 3
 Scotland Colin Montgomerie 3 1
 Scotland Gordon Brand, Jnr 2.5 1.5
 Scotland Sam Torrance 2 2
 Wales Ian Woosnam 3 1
 Wales Phillip Price 1.5 2.5
 Wales Philip Parkin 1 3
 England Paul Broadhurst 1.5 0.5
 England Nick Faldo 1 1
 England Steven Richardson 1 1
 Canada Dave Barr 2 0
 Canada Danny Mijovic 1 1
 Canada Dan Halldorson 0 2
 Ireland Eamonn Darcy 1 1
 Ireland David Feherty 1 1
 Ireland Ronan Rafferty 1 1
 United States Fred Couples 2 0
 United States Steve Pate 1 1
 United States Curtis Strange 0 2
 Australia Craig Parry 1 0
 Australia Wayne Grady 0 1
 Australia Mike Harwood 0 1
 Italy Costantino Rocca 1 0
 Italy Alberto Binaghi 0 1
 Italy Giuseppe Calì 0 1
 South Korea Choi Sang-Ho 1 0
 South Korea Lee Kang-Sun 0 1
 South Korea Park Nam-Sin 0 1
 Spain José Rivero 1 0
 Spain Santiago Luna 0 1
 Spain Miguel Ángel Martín 0 1
  Switzerland Karim Baradia 1 0
  Switzerland André Bossert 0 1
  Switzerland Paolo Quirici 0 1
 Taiwan Wang Ter-chang 1 0
 Taiwan Chung Chun-hsing 0 1
 Taiwan Yu Chin-Han 0 1
 Paraguay Ángel Franco 0 1
 Paraguay Carlos Franco 0 1
 Paraguay Pedro Martínez 0 1
 Thailand Sukree Oncham 0 1
 Thailand Boonchu Ruangkit 0 1
 Thailand Thaworn Wiratchant 0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. golfers win in first round". Spokane Chronicle (Spokane, Washington). AP. 11 October 1991. pp. C2, C4. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Top-seeded U.S. get Korea in first round of Dunhill Cup". The Gainesville Sun (Gainesville, Florida). 10 October 1991. p. 2C. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Weather plagues Dunhill Cup". Lakeland Ledger (Lakeland, Florida). 12 October 1991. p. 6D. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Dunhill Cup". The Gainesville Sun (Gainesville, Florida). 14 October 1991. pp. 2C, 4C. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "South Africa advances; Dunhill Cup". The Victoria Advocate (Victoria, Texas). AP. 13 October 1991. pp. 5B, 7B. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Sweden shows golf might". Toledo Blade (Toledo, Ohio). AP. 14 October 1991. p. 17. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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