2000 WGC-World Cup

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2000 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates 7–10 December
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Course(s) Buenos Aires Golf Club
Format 72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,896 yards (6,306 m)
Field 24 two-man teams
Cut None
Prize fund US$3.0 million
Winner's share US$1.0 million
Champion
 United States
David Duval & Tiger Woods
254 (−34)

The 2000 WGC-World Cup took place 7–10 December at the Buenos Aires Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was the 46th World Cup and the first as a World Golf Championship event. 24 countries competed and each country sent two players. The prize money totaled $3,000,000 with $1,000,000 going to the winning pair. The American team of David Duval and Tiger Woods won by three strokes over the home Argentine team of Ángel Cabrera and Eduardo Romero.[1]

Qualification and format[edit]

18 teams qualified based on the Official World Golf Ranking and were six teams via qualifiers.

The tournament was 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.

Teams[edit]

Country Players
 Argentina Ángel Cabrera and Eduardo Romero
 Australia Peter O'Malley and Lucas Parsons
 Canada Glen Hnatiuk and Mike Weir
 Colombia Jesús Amaya and Gustavo Mendoza
 England Brian Davis and Jamie Spence
 Finland Mikael Piltz and Kalle Vainola
 France Thomas Levet and Jean van de Velde
 Germany Alex Čejka and Thomas Gögele
 Ireland Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley
 Japan Shigeki Maruyama and Hidemichi Tanaka
 Malaysia Danny Chia and Rashid Ishmail
 New Zealand Frank Nobilo and Greg Turner
 Paraguay Carlos Franco and Esteban Isasi
 Scotland Paul Lawrie and Gary Orr
 South Africa Darren Fichardt and Retief Goosen
 South Korea Kwang-soo Choi and Nam-sin Park
 Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez and José María Olazábal
 Sweden Pierre Fulke and Mathias Grönberg
 Thailand Chawalit Plaphol and Thammanoon Srirot
 Trinidad and Tobago Robert Ames and Stephen Ames
 United States David Duval and Tiger Woods
 Venezuela Cipriano Castro and Miguel Martinez
 Wales Phillip Price and Ian Woosnam
 Zimbabwe Tony Johnstone and Mark McNulty

Source[2]

Scores[edit]

# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1  United States 61-65-60-68=254 −34 1,000,000
2  Argentina 57-67-65-68=257 −31 500,000
3  Paraguay 64-66-68-67=265 −23 300,000
4  Japan 60-71-67-68=266 −22 150,000
5  Scotland 64-69-65-70=268 −20 115,000
6  New Zealand 57-67-65-80=269 −19 100,000
T7  Germany 62-69-66-73=270 −18 80,000
 Spain 63-69-67-71=270
 Sweden 64-70-63-73=270
T10  Canada 61-72-62-76=271 −17 57,500
 Ireland 64-66-66-75=271
T12  Australia 58-70-69-75=272 −16 45,000
 South Africa 65-72-66-69=272
 Zimbabwe 62-72-67-71=272
15  Wales 68-64-67-74=273 −15 39,000
16  England 66-69-70-69=274 −14 38,000
T17  South Korea 61-72-66-79=278 −10 36,500
 Thailand 63-70-66-79=278
19  Trinidad and Tobago 68-67-67-77=279 −9 35,000
20  France 62-72-70-76=280 −8 34,000
21  Finland 68-70-70-73=281 −7 33,000
22  Colombia 66-67-72-79=284 −4 32,000
23  Malaysia 70-74-71-81=296 +8 31,000
24  Venezuela 67-81-68-84=300 +12 30,000

Source[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, Tom (11 December 2000). "Woods, Duval hold off Argentina". USA Today. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "2000 EMC World Cup results". ESPN. 17 November 2000. Retrieved 16 October 2012.