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HSBC WORLD MATCH PLAY RELATED STORIES





 Dates: September 14th - September 17th
 Site: Wentworth Club (West Course), Surrey, England
 Course Architect: H.S. Colt (1924)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,308
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 473 Yds   10 - Par 3 184 Yds
               2 - Par 3 154 Yds   11 - Par 4 416 Yds
               3 - Par 4 465 Yds   12 - Par 5 531 Yds
               4 - Par 5 552 Yds   13 - Par 4 470 Yds
               5 - Par 3 212 Yds   14 - Par 3 179 Yds
               6 - Par 4 418 Yds   15 - Par 4 477 Yds
               7 - Par 4 396 Yds   16 - Par 4 383 Yds
               8 - Par 4 401 Yds   17 - Par 5 610 Yds
               9 - Par 4 449 Yds   18 - Par 5 538 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,520 Yds         37 3,788 Yds
 
 Annual: 43rd
 Defending Champion: Michael Campbell
 Runner-Up: Paul McGinley
 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: Retief Goosen d. J.Maggert, 12&11, 2004;
                                      Retief Goosen d. M.Hensby, 12 & 11, 2005
 Longest Match: Michael Campbell def. Nick Faldo, 1-up (43 holes), 2002
 Best Single Round: 60 (Ernie Els, 2002)
 Best Match Scores: 15-under-par (Ernie Els, 2002 - 31 holes);
                                 (Colin Montgomerie, 2000 - 33 holes);
                                 (Sandy Lyle, 1986 - 37 holes)
 Total Purse: $4,549,095
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,864,398; 2nd - $745,760; Semifinalist; $223,728;
         2nd Round loser - $149,152; 1st Round loser - $111,864
 
 2005 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player                Score  
 ------                ----- 
 Michael Campbell       Won 
 Paul McGinley          2nd 
 Retief Goosen          T-3  
 Angel Cabrera          T-3 
 Steve Elkington        T-5
 
 Past HSBC World Championship Winners
 ------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runner-Up
 ----  ---------------------------
 2005  Michael Campbell (2&1) -- Paul McGinley
 2004  Ernie Els (2&1) -- Lee Westwood
 2003  Ernie Els (4&3) -- Thomas Bjorn
 2002  Ernie Els (2&1) -- Sergio Garcia
 2001  Ian Woosnam (2&1) -- Padraig Harrington
 2000  Lee Westwood (38th hole) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1999  Colin Montgomerie (3&2) -- Mark O'Meara
 1998  Mark O'Meara (1-up) -- Tiger Woods
 1997  Vijay Singh (1-up) -- Ernie Els
 1996  Ernie Els (3&2) -- Vijay Singh
 1995  Ernie Els (3&1) -- Steve Elkington
 1994  Ernie Els (4&2) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1993  Corey Pavin (1-up) -- Nick Faldo
 1992  Nick Faldo (8&7) -- Jeff Sluman
 1991  Seve Ballesteros (3&2) -- Nick Price
 1990  Ian Woosnam (4&2) -- Mark McNulty
 1989  Nick Faldo (1-up) -- Ian Woosnam
 1988  Sandy Lyle (2&1) -- Nick Faldo
 1987  Ian Woosnam (1-up) -- Sandy Lyle
 1986  Greg Norman (2&1) -- Sandy Lyle
 1985  Seve Ballesteros (6&5) -- Bernhard Langer
 1984  Seve Ballesteros (2&1) -- Bernhard Langer
 1983  Greg Norman (3&2) -- Nick Faldo
 1982  Seve Ballesteros (37th hole) -- Sandy Lyle
 1981  Seve Ballesteros (1-up) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1980  Greg Norman (1-up) -- Sandy Lyle
 1979  Bill Rogers (1-up) -- Isao Aoki
 1978  Isao Aoki (3&2) -- Simon Owen
 1977  Graham Marsh (5&3) -- Ray Floyd
 1976  David Graham (38th hole) -- Hale Irwin
 1975  Hale Irwin (4&2) -- Al Geiberger
 1974  Hale Irwin (3&1) -- Gary Player
 1973  Gary Player (40th hole) -- Graham Marsh
 1972  Tom Weiskopf (4&3) -- Lee Trevino
 1971  Gary Player (5&4) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1970  Jack Nicklaus (2&1) -- Lee Trevino
 1969  Bob Charles (37th hole) -- Gene Littler
 1968  Gary Player (1-up) -- Bob Charles
 1967  Arnold Palmer (1-up) -- Peter Thomson
 1966  Gary Player (6&4) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1965  Gary Player (3&2) -- Peter Thomson
 1964  Arnold Palmer (2&1) -- Neil Coles
 
 Note: Formerly called Piccadilly Match-Play (1964-76), Colgate Match-Play
       (1977-78), Suntory Match-Play (1979-90), Toyota World Match Play
       Championship (1991-97), Cisco World Match Play Championship (1998-2002).



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