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 Dates: Thursday, November 13th through Sunday, November 16th
 Site: Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course), Kiawah Island, South Carolina
 Course Architect: Pete Dye (1991), redesign in 1997, 2002
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,443
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 395 yds   10 - Par 4 439 yds
               2 - Par 5 528 yds   11 - Par 5 562 yds
               3 - Par 4 390 yds   12 - Par 4 466 yds
               4 - Par 4 453 yds   13 - Par 4 440 yds
               5 - Par 3 207 yds   14 - Par 3 194 yds
               6 - Par 4 455 yds   15 - Par 4 421 yds
               7 - Par 5 568 yds   16 - Par 5 598 yds
               8 - Par 3 197 yds   17 - Par 3 180 yds
               9 - Par 4 494 yds   18 - Par 4 439 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,687 Yds         36 3,756 Yds
 
 Annual: 49th

 Defending Team Champions: Japan
 Team Runner-Up: United States
 Tournament Record: 263 (Tiger Woods, 1999)
 Team Tournament Record: 536 (United States, 1994)
 Team Tournament Four-Day Record: 252 (Japan - S.Maruyama/T.Izawa, 2002)
 Daily Format: Thursday - Four-ball Format,
               Friday - Foursomes Format,
               Saturday - Four-ball Format,
               Sunday - Foursomes Format
 Total Purse: $4,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,400,000 (per team); 2nd Place - $700,000; 
         3rd Place - $400,000; 4th Place - $200,000; 5th Place - $145,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Japan                  252              Australia               260
 United States          254              Argentina               260
 Korea                  258              Canada                  261
 England                258              Ireland                 261
 South Africa           259              Fiji                    262
 
                           Past World Cup Team Winners
                           ---------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Japan (Shigeki Maruyama and Toshi Izawa) -- United States
 2001  *South Africa (Ernie Els and Retief Goosen) -- Denmark, New Zealand, USA
 2000  United States (Tiger Woods/David Duval) - Argentina
 1999  United States (Tiger Woods/Mark O'Meara) -- Spain
 1998  England (David Carter/Nick Faldo) -- Italy
 1997  Ireland (Paul McGinley/Padraig Harrington) -- Scotland
 1996  South Africa (Ernie Els/Wayne Westner) -- United States
 1995  United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III) -- Australia
 1994  United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III)
 1993  United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III) -- Zimbabwe
 1992  United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III)
 1991  Sweden (Anders Forsbrand/Per-Ulrik Johansson)
 1990  Germany (Bernhard Langer/Torsten Giedeon)
 1989  Australia (Wayne Grady/Peter Fowler)
 1988  United States (Ben Crenshaw/Mark McCumber)
 1987  *Wales (Ian Woosnam/David Llewellyn)
 1986  Not Held
 1985  Canada (Dave Barr/Dan Halldorson)
 1984  Spain (Jose Canizares/Jose Rivero)
 1983  United States (John Cook/Rex Caldwell)
 1982  Spain (Jose Canizares/Jose Rivero)
 1981  Not Held
 1980  Canada (Jim Nelford/Dan Halldorson)
 1979  United States (Hale Irwin/John Mahaffey)
 1978  United States (John Mahaffey/Andy North)
 1977  Spain (Seve Ballesteros/Antonio Garrido)
 1976  Spain (Seve Ballesteros/Manuel Pinero)
 1975  United States (Johnny Miller/Lou Graham)
 1974  South Africa (Bobby Cole/Dale Hayes)
 1973  United States (Johnny Miller/Jack Nicklaus)
 1972  Taiwan (Hsieh Min Nan/Lu Liang Huan)
 1971  United States (Jack Nicklaus/Lee Trevino)
 1970  Australia (David Graham/Bruce Devlin)
 1969  United States (Orville Moody/Lee Trevino)
 1968  Canada (Al Balding/George Knudson)
 1967  United States (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)
 1966  United States (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)
 1965  South Africa (Gary Player/Harold Henning)
 1964  United States (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)
 1963  United States (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)
 1962  United States (Arnold Palmer/Sam Snead)
 1961  United States (Jimmy Demaret/Sam Snead)
 1960  United States (Arnold Palmer/Sam Snead)
 1959  Australia (Del Nagle/Peter Thompson)
 1958  Ireland (Harry Bradshaw/Christy O'Connor)
 1957  Japan (Torakichi Nakamura/Koichi Ono)
 1956  United States (Ben Hogan/Sam Snead)
 1955  United States (Ed Furgol/Chick Harbert)
 1954  Australia (Kel Nagle/Peter Thompson)
 1953  Argentina (Antonio Cerda/Roberto de Vicenzo)
 
                        Past World Cup Individual Winners
                        ---------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  No Individual Competition - at Vista Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
 2001  No Individual Competition - at Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba City, Japan
 2000  No Individual Competition - at Buenos Aires Golf Club, Argentina
 1999  Tiger Woods (United States) - at Mines Resort, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 1998  Scott Verplank (United States) - at Gulf Harbour, New Zealand
 1997  Colin Montgomerie (Scotland) - at Kiawah Island, South Carolina
 1996  Ernie Els (South Africa) - at Erinvale Golf Club, South Africa
 1995  *Davis Love III (United States) - at TPC Mission Hills, China
 1994  Fred Couples (United States) - at Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico
 1993  Bernhard Langer (Germany) - at Lake Nona, Florida
 1992  Brett Ogle (Australia) - at La Moraleja, Spain
 1991  Ian Woosnam (Wales) - Le Querce, Rome
 1990  Payne Stewart (United States) - at Grand Cypress, Florida
 1989  Peter Fowler (Australia) - at Las Brisas, Spain
 1988  Ben Crenshaw (United States) - at Royal Melbourne, Australia
 1987  Ian Woosnam (Wales) - at Kapalua, Hawaii
 1986  Not Held
 1985  Howard Clark (England) - at La Quinta, California
 1984  Jose Canizares (Spain) - at Olgiata, Rome
 1983  Dave Barr (Canada) - at Pondok Indah, Jakarta
 1982  Manuel Pinero (Spain) - at Piere Marques, Acapulco
 1981  Not Held
 1980  Sandy Lyle (Scotland) - at El Rimcon, Bogota
 1979  Hale Irwin (United States) - at Glyfada, Greece
 1978  John Mahaffey (United States) - at Princeville, Hawaii
 1977  Gary Player (South Africa) - at Wack Wack, Manila
 1976  Ernesto Acosta (Mexico) - at Palm Springs, California
 1975  Johnny Miller (United States) - at Navatanee, Bangkok
 1974  Bobby Cole (South Africa) - at Caravas, Venezuela
 1973  Johnny Miller (United States) - at Neuva Andalucia, Spain
 1972  Hsieh Min-Nan (China) - at Royal Melbourne, Australia
 1971  Jack Nicklaus (United States) - at Palm Beach, Florida
 1970  Roberto de Vicenzo (Argentina) - at Jockey Club, Buenos Aires
 1969  Lee Trevino (United States) - at Singapore Island
 1968  Al Balding (Canada) - at Olgiata, Rome
 1967  Arnold Palmer (United States) - at Club de Golf, Mexico City
 1966  George Knudson (Canada) - at Yomiuri, Tokyo
 1965  Gary Player (South Africa) - at Club de Campo, Madrid
 1964  Jack Nicklaus (United States) - at Kasnapali, Hawaii
 1963  Jack Nicklaus (United States) - at St. Nom-la-Bretsche, Paris
 1962  Roberto de Vicenzo (Argentina) - at Jockey Club, Buenos Aires
 1961  Sam Snead (United States) - at Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico
 1960  Flory van Donck (Belgium) - at Portmarnock, Dublin
 1959  Stan Leonard (Canada) - at Royal Melbourne, Australia
 1958  Angel Miguel (Spain) - at Club de Golf, Mexico City
 1957  Torakichi Nakamura (Japan) - at Kasumigaseki, Tokyo
 1956  Ben Hogan (United States) - at Wentworth Club, Surrey, England
 1955  Ed Furgol (United States) - at Columbia, Washington
 1954  Stan Leonard (Canada) - at Laval-sur-Lac, Montreal
 1953  Antonio Cerda (Argentina) - at Beaconsfield, Montreal
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 Note: Previously called Canada Cup (1953-66), Philip Morris World Cup
       (1989, 91-92), Kraft General Foods (1990), World Cup of Golf (1993-99).
 
 Cups Won              Multiple Individual Winners    Multiple Team Winners
 --------              ---------------------------    ---------------------
 United States - 23    Jack Nicklaus           - 3    Nicklaus/Palmer   - 4
 Australia     -  4    Johnny Miller           - 2    Couples/Love III  - 4
 Spain         -  4    Gary Player             - 2    Canizares/Rivero  - 2
 South Africa  -  4    Roberto de Vicenzo      - 2    Nagle/Thompson    - 2
 Canada        -  3    Ian Woosnam             - 2
 Ireland       -  2    Stan Leonard            - 2
 Japan         -  2
 Argentina     -  1    Multiple Team Winners With Different Partners
 Germany       -  1    ---------------------------------------------
 Sweden        -  1    Arnold Palmer          -  6
 Wales         -  1    Jack Nicklaus          -  6
 China         -  1    Sam Snead              -  4
 England       -  1    Davis Love III         -  4
                       Fred Couples           -  4
 
                               Teams Participating
                               -------------------
 
 Country                  Team
 -------                  ----
 Argentina                Eduardo Romero/Angel Cabrera
 Australia                Stuart Appleby/Stephen Leaney
 Chile                    Felipe Aguilar/Roy Mackenzie
 Denmark                  Anders Hansen/Soren Kjeldsen
 England                  Paul Casey/Justin Rose
 France                   Thomas Levet/Raphael Jacquelin
 Germany                  Alex Cejka/Marcel Siem
 Hong Kong                Derek Fung/James Stewart
 India                    Digvijay Singh/Gaurav Ghei
 Ireland                  Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley
 Japan *                  Shigeki Maruyama/Hidemichi Tanaka
 Korea                    K.J. Choi/S.K. Ho
 Myanmar                  Kyi Hla Han/Win Aung
 Mexico                   Alejandro Quiroz/Antonio Maldonado
 New Zealand              Michael Campbell/David Smail
 Paraguay                 Carlos Franco/Marco Ruiz
 Scotland                 Paul Lawrie/Alastair Forsyth
 South Africa             Trevor Immelman/Rory Sabbatini
 Spain                    Ignacio Garrido/Miguel Angel Jimenez
 Sweden                   Fredrik Jacobson/Niclas Fasth
 Thailand                 Jamnian Chitprasong/Pornsakon Tipsanit
 Trinidad & Tobago        Stephen Ames/Robert Ames
 United States            Jim Furyk/Justin Leonard
 Wales                    Bradley Dredge/Ian Woosnam
 
 * - Defending champions
 
 

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