2003 Presidents Cup

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2003 Presidents Cup
Dates 20–23 November 2003
Venue Fancourt Hotel and Country Club
Links Course
Location George, Western Cape,
South Africa
International 17 17 USA
A Tie in the Presidents Cup
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Fancourt Hotel is located in South Africa
Fancourt Hotel
Fancourt Hotel
Location in South Africa

The 5th Presidents Cup Matches were held 20–23 November 2003 at the Links Course at Fancourt Hotel and Country Club in George, Western Cape, South Africa. The United States and International team tied the competition 17-17, and after three tied playoff holes between Tiger Woods and Ernie Els it was decided that the Cup would be shared by agreement of the captains and players. The honorary chairman was South African President Thabo Mbeki.


Both teams had 12 players and a non-playing captain. The competition was four days long with 34 matches worth a single point each. Six foursome matches were played on the first day. On the second day, five four-ball matches were played in the morning and five foursome matches were played in the afternoon. On the third day, six four-ball matches were played. The competition concluded with twelve singles matches on the final day.


Team International[edit]

Captain: South Africa Gary Player

United States Team United States[edit]

Captain: Jack Nicklaus

Thursday's matches[edit]

All matches played were foursomes.

International Results United States
Price/Weir 1 up Toms/Mickelson
Goosen/Singh 3 and 2 DiMarco/Kelly
Lonard/Clark 4 and 2 Love/Perry
Els/Scott 1 up Leonard/Furyk
Allenby/Leaney halved Haas/Funk
Appleby/Choi 4 and 3 Woods/Howell III

Friday's matches[edit]

Morning four-ball[edit]

International Results United States
Allenby/Weir 3 and 1 Mickelson/Toms
Goosen/Choi 2 and 1 Perry/Love
Appleby/Scott 6 and 5 Furyk/Haas
Singh/Price 1 up DiMarco/Leonard
Els/Clark 5 and 3 Woods/Howell III
2 Four-Ball 3

Afternoon foursomes[edit]

International Results United States
Choi/Lonard 2 and 1 Perry/Kelly
Allenby/Leaney 4 and 3 Funk/Toms
Clark/Goosen 1 up Woods/Howell III
Els/Scott 1 up DiMarco/Mickelson
Singh/Weir 5 and 4 Furyk/Leonard
1 Foursomes 4

Saturday's matches[edit]

All matches played were four-ball.

International Results United States
Lonard/Leaney 2 and 1 Funk/Mickelson
Els/Clark 3 and 2 Furyk/Haas
Scott/Choi 5 and 4 Perry/Kelly
Singh/Goosen 2 and 1 Woods/Howell III
Weir/Allenby 1 up DiMarco/Leonard
Price/Appleby 2 and 1 Love/Toms
6 Four-Ball 0
12½ Overall

Sunday's matches[edit]


International Results United States
Weir 3 and 1 Furyk
Clark 1 up Kelly
Price 1 up Perry
Choi 4 and 2 Leonard
Scott 5 and 4 Howell III
Leaney 4 and 3 Haas
Goosen 2 and 1 Mickelson
Lonard 4 and 3 Funk
Appleby 1 up DiMarco
Singh 4 and 3 Toms
Els 4 and 3 Woods
Allenby halved Love
17 Overall 17

External links[edit]

2000 Presidents Cup
USA 21½ International 10½
2003 Presidents Cup
Tied at 17
2005 Presidents Cup
USA 18½ International 15½

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