2013 WGC-HSBC Champions

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2013 WGC-HSBC Champions
Tournament information
Dates 31 October – 3 November 2013
Location Shanghai, China
Course(s) Sheshan Golf Club
Tour(s) Asian Tour
European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,266 yards (6,644 m)
Field 78 players
Cut None
Prize fund $8,500,000
6,145,172
Winner's share $1,400,000
€1,012,146
Champion
United States Dustin Johnson
264 (−24)
Sheshan Golf Club is located in China
Sheshan Golf Club
Sheshan 
Golf Club
Location in China

The 2013 WGC-HSBC Champions was a golf tournament played from 31 October to 3 November at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai, China. It was the fifth WGC-HSBC Champions tournament, and the fourth of four World Golf Championships events held in the 2013 calendar year.

Dustin Johnson broke the tournament scoring record for his first WGC win; he finished three strokes ahead of runner-up Ian Poulter, the defending champion.

Course[edit]

Main article: Sheshan Golf Club
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 459 550 362 200 456 200 346 603 486 3,662 401 456 217 411 594 487 288 212 538 3,604 7,266
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5 36 72

Source:[1]

Field[edit]

The following is a list of players who qualified for the 2013 WGC-HSBC Champions.[2][3][4] Players who qualify from multiple categories will be listed in the first category in which they are eligible with the other qualifying categories in parentheses next to the player's name.

This was the first WGC event for 11 players: Baek Seuk-hyun, Graham DeLaet, Tommy Fleetwood, Huang Ming-jie, Huang Wen-yi, Jin Jeong, Masahiro Kawamura, Li Hao-tong, Jordan Spieth, Peter Uihlein and Jimmy Walker.

1. Winners of the four major championships and The Players Championship.

Jason Dufner (12), Phil Mickelson (3,5,12), Justin Rose (12)

Qualified but did not play: Adam Scott (3,9,12), Tiger Woods (2,3,12)

2. Winners of the previous four World Golf Championships.

Ian Poulter (12)

Qualified but did not play: Matt Kuchar (3,12)

3. Winners of the top 20 rated PGA Tour events.

Jonas Blixt (12), Ken Duke, Derek Ernst, Brian Gay, Bill Haas (12), Billy Horschel (12), Graeme McDowell (5,12), John Merrick, D. A. Points, Henrik Stenson (8,12), Kevin Streelman (12), Michael Thompson, Boo Weekley (12)

Qualified but did not play: Zach Johnson (12)

4. Top 5 available players from the FedEx Cup points list.

Graham DeLaet (12), Dustin Johnson (12), Brandt Snedeker (12), Jordan Spieth (12), Nick Watney (12)

Qualified but did not play: Webb Simpson (12), Steve Stricker (12)

5. Winners of the top 20 rated European Tour events.

Thomas Bjørn (12), Grégory Bourdy, Paul Casey, Jamie Donaldson (12), Ernie Els (12), Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño, Tommy Fleetwood, Stephen Gallacher, David Howell, Raphaël Jacquelin, David Lynn (12), Matteo Manassero (10,12), Rory McIlroy (12), Louis Oosthuizen (12), Brett Rumford (10), Chris Wood

Qualified but did not play: Joost Luiten

6. Top 5 available players from the Race to Dubai.

Sergio García (10,12), Branden Grace (8,12), Mikko Ilonen, Richard Sterne (8,12), Peter Uihlein

Qualified but did not play: Charl Schwartzel (10,12)

7. Four players - winners of the top Japan Golf Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit.

Luke Donald (12), Hiroyuki Fujita, Ryo Ishikawa, Masahiro Kawamura

8. Four players - winners of the top Sunshine Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit .

George Coetzee (OoM), Darren Fichardt, Martin Kaymer (12), Jaco Van Zyl (OoM)

9. Four players - winners of the top PGA Tour of Australasia events, remainder from Order of Merit.

Mark Brown (OoM), Michael Hendry (OoM), Jin Jeong, Daniel Popovic

Qualified but did not play: Peter Senior

10. Six players - winners of the top Asian Tour events, remainder from Order of Merit.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Baek Seuk-hyun (OoM), Gaganjeet Bhullar (OoM), Scott Hend (OoM), Thongchai Jaidee (OoM), Miguel Ángel Jiménez (12)

11. Six players from China.

Huang Ming-jie, Huang Wen-yi, Li Hao-tong, Liang Wen-chong, Mu Hu, Wu Ashun

12. Any players, not included in above categories, in the top 50 of the OWGR on 14 October 2013.
Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Peter Hanson, Hideki Matsuyama, Francesco Molinari, Ryan Moore, Scott Piercy, Bo Van Pelt, Jimmy Walker, Bubba Watson, Lee Westwood

Qualified but did not play: Jason Day, Jim Furyk, Hunter Mahan

13. Alternates, if needed to fill the field of 78 players

None needed.

  • Winner of 21st ranked PGA Tour event: Patrick Reed
  • Winner of 21st ranked European Tour event: Julien Quesne
  • Next available player, not otherwise exempt, from OWGR as of 14 October, Race to Dubai as of 14 October, FedEx Cup list, repeating as necessary
OWGR Race to Dubai FedEx Cup
Thorbjørn Olesen Scott Jamieson Roberto Castro
Bernd Wiesberger Marc Warren Gary Woodland
Nicolas Colsaerts Shane Lowry Brendon de Jonge

Nationalities in the field[edit]

North America (25) South America (0) Europe (26) Oceana (5) Asia (15) Africa (7)
 Canada (1)  England (9)  Australia (3)  China (6)  South Africa (7)
 United States (24)  Northern Ireland (2)  New Zealand (2)  India (1)
 Scotland (1)  Japan (4)
 Wales (1)  South Korea (2)
 Denmark (1)  Thailand (2)
 Spain (3)
 Finland (1)
 France (2)
 Germany (1)
 Italy (2)
 Sweden (3)

Past champions in the field[edit]

Player Country Year won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Place
Ian Poulter  England 2012 71 67 63 66 267 –21 2
Martin Kaymer  Germany 2011 70 74 62 68 274 –14 T8
Phil Mickelson  United States 2009 71 68 72 65 276 –12 14
Francesco Molinari  Italy 2010 72 69 70 70 281 –7 T21
  • As a WGC event (2009–present)

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 65 −7
T2 Jamie Donaldson  Wales 67 −5
Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño  Spain
T4 Tommy Fleetwood  England 68 −4
Justin Rose  England
Jordan Spieth  United States
Bubba Watson  United States
T8 Kiradech Aphibarnrat  Thailand 69 −3
Gaganjeet Bhullar  India
Paul Casey  England
Ernie Els  South Africa
Scott Hend  Australia
Dustin Johnson  United States
Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland

Second round[edit]

Friday, 1 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Dustin Johnson  United States 69-63=132 −12
T2 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 65-72=137 −7
Bubba Watson  United States 68-69=137
Boo Weekley  United States 70-67=137
T5 Ernie Els  South Africa 69-69=138 −6
Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño  Spain 67-71=138
Tommy Fleetwood  England 68-70=138
Sergio García  Spain 70-68=138
Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland 69-69=138
Ian Poulter  England 71-67=138

Third round[edit]

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Dustin Johnson  United States 69-63-66=198 −18
2 Ian Poulter  England 71-67-63=201 −15
3 Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland 69-69-64=202 −14
T4 Graham DeLaet  Canada 71-68-65=204 −12
Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 65-72-67=204
Justin Rose  England 68-71-65=204
T7 Martin Kaymer  Germany 70-74-62=206 −10
Bubba Watson  United States 68-69-69=206
Boo Weekley  United States 70-67-69=206
T10 Keegan Bradley  United States 71-68-68=207 −9
Jamie Donaldson  Wales 67-74-66=207
Tommy Fleetwood  England 68-70-69=207
Sergio García  Spain 70-68-69=207

Final round[edit]

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Dustin Johnson  United States 69-63-66-66=264 −24 1,400,000
2 Ian Poulter  England 71-67-63-66=267 −21 850,000
3 Graeme McDowell  Northern Ireland 69-69-64-66=268 −20 480,000
4 Sergio García  Spain 70-68-69-63=270 −18 365,000
5 Justin Rose  England 68-71-65-68=272 −16 300,000
T6 Graham DeLaet  Canada 71-68-65-69=273 −15 231,500
Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 65-72-67-69=273
T8 Jamie Donaldson  Wales 67-74-66-67=274 −14 161,667
Martin Kaymer  Germany 70-74-62-68=274
Bubba Watson  United States 68-69-69-68=274

Source:[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WGC-HSBC Champions: Leaderboard". European Tour. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions 2013 Entry List". 1 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "2013 Qualification Procedures". PGA Tour. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions – Entry List". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "WGC-HSBC Champions: Leaderboard". Yahoo! Sports. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

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