2006 Royal Trophy

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1st Edition of the Royal Trophy
Dates   7–8 January 2006
Venue   Amata Spring Country Club
Location   Chonburi, Thailand
Captains   Masahiro Kuramoto (Asia)
Seve Ballesteros (Europe)
Asia   7    9   Europe
Europe wins the Royal Trophy

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The 2006 Royal Trophy was the first edition of The Royal Trophy, a team golf event contested between teams representing Asia and Europe. It was held from 7–8 January at the Amata Spring Country Club in Thailand. Europe won the inaugural trophy with an 9–7 victory over Asia.[1]

Teams[edit]

Asia Europe
Player Country Player Country
Masahiro Kuramoto
Non-playing captain
 Japan Seve Ballesteros
Non-playing captain
 Spain
Arjun Atwal  India Thomas Bjørn  Denmark
Keiichiro Fukabori  Japan Nick Faldo  England
Hur Suk-ho  South Korea Kenneth Ferrie  England
Yasuharu Imano  Japan David Howell  England
Jyoti Randhawa  India Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland
Thaworn Wiratchant  Thailand Paul McGinley  Ireland
Thongchai Jaidee  Thailand Henrik Stenson  Sweden
Zhang Lian-wei  China Ian Woosnam  Wales

Schedule[edit]

  • 7 January (Saturday morning) Foursomes x 4
  • 7 January (Saturday afternoon) Four-ball x 4
  • 8 January (Sunday) Singles x 8

Saturday morning matches (foursomes)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Hur/Fukabori 2 up Howell/Ferrie
Atwal/Randhawa 4 & 3 McGinley/McDowell
Imano/Zhang 1 up Bjørn/Stenson
Wiratchant/Jaidee 6 & 5 Faldo/Woosnam
1 Session 3
1 Overall 3

Source:[2]

Saturday afternoon matches (four-ball)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Atwal/Randhawa 1 up Howell/Ferrie
Hur/Zhang 2 & 1 McGinley/McDowell
Wiratchant/Jaidee 3 & 2 Bjørn/Woosnam
Fukabori/Imano 1 up Faldo/Stenson
1 Session 3
2 Overall 6

Source:[2]

Sunday's matches (singles)[edit]

Asia Results Europe
Imano 2 up Howell
Zhang 2 & 1 McGinley
Randhawa 3 & 2 McDowell
Atwal 3 & 2 Faldo
Wiratchant 2 & 1 Woosnam
Hur 2 & 1 Ferrie
Fukabori 4 & 3 Bjørn
Jaidee 5 & 4 Stenson
5 Session 3
7 Overall 9

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Europe seal Royal Trophy victory". BBC Sport. 8 January 2006. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Final scores". golftoday. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°25′00″N 101°00′48″E / 13.416713°N 101.013361°E / 13.416713; 101.013361