Cisco World Matchplay Championship
Cisco World Matchplay Championship
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News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
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Key Facts

 Dates: Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th
 Site: Wentworth Club (West Course), Surrey, England
 Course Architect: H.S. Colt (1924)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,047
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 473 Yds     10 - Par 3 184 Yds
               2 - Par 3 154 Yds     11 - Par 4 403 Yds
               3 - Par 4 447 Yds     12 - Par 5 509 Yds
               4 - Par 5 497 Yds     13 - Par 4 442 Yds
               5 - Par 3 191 Yds     14 - Par 3 179 Yds
               6 - Par 4 354 Yds     15 - Par 4 481 Yds
               7 - Par 4 396 Yds     16 - Par 4 383 Yds
               8 - Par 4 400 Yds     17 - Par 5 571 Yds
               9 - Par 4 452 Yds     18 - Par 5 531 Yds
                   -------------          -------------
                    35 3,364 Yds           37 3,683 Yds

 Annual: 38th
 Defending Champion: Lee Westwood
 Runner-Up: Colin Montgomerie
 Largest Winning Margin in Finals: Nick Faldo def. Jeff Sluman, 8 & 7, 1992
 Longest Match in Finals: Gary Player def. Graham Marsh, 1-up (40 holes), 1973
 Largest Winning Margin in any match: Mark O'Meara def. V.Singh, 11 & 10, 1998
 Total Purse: $1,458,595 (1,000,000 pounds)
 Shares: 1st Place - $364,644; 2nd - 175,000; Semifinalist; 123,976;
         2nd Round loser - 94,805; 1st Round loser - 72,927

                             2000 Results
                             ------------
 Final Match  - Lee Westwood def. Colin Montgomerie, 1-up (38 holes)
 Semifinals   - Lee Westwood def. Ernie Els, 1-up
                Colin Montgomerie def. Vijay Singh, 5 & 4
 Second Round - Lee Westwood def. Sergio Garcia, 2 & 1
                Colin Montgomerie def. Padraig Harrington, 5 & 3
                Vijay Singh def. Darren Clarke, 5 & 4
                Ernie Els def. Retief Goosen, 2 & 1
 First Round  - Padraig Harrington def. Bob May, 6 & 5
                Darren Clarke def. Nick Faldo, 1-up (40 holes)
                Sergio Garcia def. Adam Scott, 2 & 1
                Retief Goosen def. Thomas Bjorn, 5 & 4

                 Past World Match-Play Championship Results
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 Year        Winner            Runner-up           Result
 ----        ------            ---------           ------
 2000        Lee Westwood      Colin Montgomerie   38th hole
 1999        Colin Montgomerie Mark O'Meara        3 and 2
 1998        Mark O'Meara      Tiger Woods         1-up
 1997        Vijay Singh       Ernie Els           1-up
 1996        Ernie Els         Vijay Singh         3 and 2
 1995        Ernie Els         Steve Elkington     3 and 1
 1994        Ernie Els         Colin Montgomerie   4 and 2
 1993        Corey Pavin       Nick Faldo          1-up
 1992        Nick Faldo        Jeff Sluman         8 and 7
 1991        Seve Ballesteros  Nick Price          3 and 2
 1990        Ian Woosnam       Mark McNulty        4 and 2
 1989        Nick Faldo        Ian Woosnam         1-up
 1988        Sandy Lyle        Nick Faldo          2 and 1
 1987        Ian Woosnam       Sandy Lyle          1-up
 1986        Greg Norman       Sandy Lyle          2 and 1
 1985        Seve Ballesteros  Bernhard Langer     6 and 5
 1984        Seve Ballesteros  Bernhard Langer     2 and 1
 1983        Greg Norman       Nick Faldo          3 and 2
 1982        Seve Ballesteros  Sandy Lyle          37th hole
 1981        Seve Ballesteros  Ben Crenshaw        1-up
 1980        Greg Norman       Sandy Lyle          1-up
 1979        Bill Rogers       Isao Aoki           1-up
 1978        Isao Aoki         S.Owen              3 and 2
 1977        Graham Marsh      Ray Floyd           5 and 3
 1976        David Graham      Hale Irwin          38th hole
 1975        Hale Irwin        Al Geiberger        4 and 2
 1974        Hale Irwin        Gary Player         3 and 1
 1973        Gary Player       Graham Marsh        40th hole
 1972        Tom Weiskopf      Lee Trevino         4 and 3
 1971        Gary Player       Jack Nicklaus       5 and 4
 1970        Jack Nicklaus     Lee Trevino         2 and 1
 1969        Bob Charles       Gene Littler        37th hole
 1968        Gary Player       Bob Charles         1-up
 1967        Arnold Palmer     Peter Thomson       1-up
 1966        Gary Player       Jack Nicklaus       6 and 4
 1965        Gary Player       Peter Thomson       3 and 2
 1964        Arnold Palmer     Neil Coles          2 and 1

 Note: Formerly called Piccadilly Match-Play (1964-76), Colgate Match-Play
       (1977-78), Suntory Match-Play (1979-90).


                          Draw for the World Match Play
                   (Seeds in parenthesis -- All Times Eastern)

 Thursday - (8) Thomas Bjorn (Denmark) vs. Adam Scott (Australia), 4 a.m.
            (5) Retief Goosen (South Africa vs. Ian Woosnam (Wales), 4:15 a.m.
            (6) Padraig Harrington (Ireland) vs. Nick Faldo (England), 4:30 am
            (7) Sam Torrance (Scotland) vs. Seve Ballesteros (Spain), 4:45 a.m.

 Friday   - (1) Lee Westwood (England) vs. Bjorn/Scott Match, 4 a.m.
            (4) Colin Montgomerie (Scotland) vs. Goosen/Woosnam winner, 4:15 am
            (3) Darren Clarke (No Ireland) vs. Harrington/Faldo winner, 4:30 am
            (2) Vijay Singh (Fiji) vs. Torrance/Ballesteros winner, 4:45 a.m.

 Saturday - Westwood/Bjorn/Scott winner vs. Montgomerie/Goosen/Woosnam
winner
            Clarke/Harrington/Faldo winner vs. Singh/Torrance/Ballesteros winner

 Sunday   - Semifinal winners

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