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*** Alfred Dunhill Cup Preview *** Draw announced  
Dates: Thursday, October 7th through Sunday, October 10th Site: St. Andrews Golf 
Club (Old Course), St. Andrews, Scotland Par: 72 Yardage: 7,094 Hole-by-Hole: 
1 - Par 4 370 Yds 10 - Par 4 380 Yds 2 - Par 4 411 Yds 11 - Par 3 172 Yds 3 - 
Par 4 400 Yds 12 - Par 4 316 Yds 4 - Par 4 463 Yds 13 - Par 4 429 Yds 5 - Par 
5 564 Yds 14 - Par 5 567 Yds 6 - Par 4 416 Yds 15 - Par 4 459 Yds 7 - Par 4 372 
Yds 16 - Par 4 426 Yds 8 - Par 3 178 Yds 17 - Par 4 461 Yds 9 - Par 4 356 Yds 
18 - Par 4 354 Yds ------------- ------------- 36 3,530 Yds 36 3,564 Yds Annual: 
15th Defending Champion: South Africa Runner-Up: Spain 90-Hole Record: 340 (Nick 
Price, 1995) 72-Hole Record: 268 (Nick Faldo, 1988) 18-Hole Record: 62 (Curtis 
Strange, 1987) 9-Hole Record: 27 (Joakim Haeggman, 1997) Highest 18-Hole Round: 
87 (Carlos Espinosa, 1993) Total Purse: 1,000,000 pounds Prize Breakdown: Winner: 
300,000; Runner-up: 150,000; Semi-Finalist: 95,000; 2nd in each group: 45,000; 
3rd in each group: 25,000; 4th in each group: 19,500 Sunday Morning Semi-Finals: 
Winner of group one vs. Winner of group two Winner of group three vs. Winner of 
group four Sunday Afternoon Finals: One vs. Two winner vs. Three vs Four winner 
Scoring: Victory in a match scores one point. When a match goes 18 holes without 
a decision, play will continue until a winner is determined. Defending Champions: 
South Africa def. Spain, 3-0 Retief Goosen (SAF) def. Santiago Luna, 72-73 David 
Frost (SAF) def. Miguel Angel Jimenez, 76-78 Ernie Els (SAF) def. Jose Maria Olazabal, 
75-77 Alfred Dunhill Cup Teams ------------------------ Australia China England 
France --------- ----- ------- ------ Stuart Appleby Cheng Jun David Howell Marc 
Farry Peter O'Malley Wu Xiang-Bing Mark James Jean Francois-Remesy Craig Parry 
Zhang Lian-Wei Lee Westwood Jean Van de Velde India Ireland Italy Japan ----- 
------- ----- ----- Vijay Kumar Darren Clarke Emanuele Canonica Isao Aoki Jyoli 
Randhawa Padraig Harrington Costantino Rocca Tsuyoshi Yoneyama Jeev Milkha Singh 
Paul McGinley Massimo Scarpa Katsuyoshi Tomori New Zealand Paraguay Scotland South 
Africa ----------- -------- -------- ------------ Frank Nobilo Angel Franco Paul 
Lawrie Ernie Els Phil Tataurangi Carlos Franco Colin Montgomerie David Frost Greg 
Turner Raul Fretes Gary Orr Retief Goosen Spain Sweden United States Zimbabwe 
----- ------ ------------- -------- Sergio Garcia Gabriel Hjertstedt Tom Lehman 
Tony Johnstone Miguel A. Jimenez Jarmo Sandelin Mark O'Meara Mark McNulty Jose 
M. Olazabal Patrik Sjoland Payne Stewart Nick Price Past Alfred Dunhill Cup Results 
------------------------------- Year Winner Runner-up Result Semi-Finalists ---- 
------ --------- ------ -------------- 1998 South Africa Spain 3-0 Australia, 
U.S.A. 1997 South Africa Sweden 2-1 New Zealand, U.S.A. 1996 United States New 
Zealand 2-1 Sweden, South Africa 1995 Scotland Zimbabwe 2-1 Ireland, Spain 1994 
Canada United States 2-1 England, Zimbabwe 1993 United States England 2-1 Ireland, 
Sweden 1992 England Scotland 2-0 Australia, U.S.A. 1991 *Sweden South Africa 2-1 
Japan, Scotland, Wales 1990 Ireland England 3 1/2-2 1/2 Japan, New Zealand 1989 
United States Japan 3 1/2-2 1/2 England, Ireland 1988 Ireland Australia 2-1 England, 
Spain 1987 England Scotland 2-1 Australia, U.S.A. 1986 Australia Japan 3-0 Scotland, 
U.S.A. 1985 Australia United States 3-0 Scotland, Wales * - won playoff Match 
and Game Records ---------------------- Matches Games Team (Wins) Played Won-Lost 
Won-Lost-Halved ----------- ----------------- --------------- United States (3) 
51 36-15 100-52-4 Scotland (1) 46 28-18 84-50-4 England (2) 47 28-19 83-57-4 Ireland 
(2) 42 26-16 68-45-2 Australia (2) 42 25-17 73-51-2 South Africa (2) 31 23-8 59-32-2 
Sweden (1) 36 22-14 63-43-2 Spain 37 18-19 53-57-1 New Zealand 30 16-14 41-47-2 
Japan 39 15-24 47-70-3 Zimbabwe 24 14-10 35-37-0 Canada (1) 26 12-14 36-41-1 Wales 
24 10-14 32-39-1 Germany 18 7-11 20-33-1 France 19 6-13 17-39-1 Argentina 18 6-12 
23-31-0 Italy 11 3-8 13-19-1 Korea 14 2-12 13-29-0 Paraguay 7 2-5 8-13-0 Mexico 
5 1-4 4-11-0 India 3 1-2 3-6-0 Switzerland 1 0-1 1-2-0 Hong Kong 1 0-1 1-2-0 Malaysia 
1 0-1 1-2-0 Nigeria 1 0-1 0-3-0 Indonesia 1 0-1 0-3-0 Zambia 1 0-1 0-3-0 Denmark 
1 0-1 0-3-0 Singapore 1 0-1 0-3-0 Columbia 1 0-1 0-3-0 Brazil 2 0-2 1-5-0 China 
3 0-3 2-7-0 Philippines 3 0-3 0-9-0 Thailand 6 0-6 1-17-0 Notes of Interest ----------------- 
Players (Nation) Played Won-Lost Low Round Scoring Avg. ---------------- ------ 
-------- --------- ------------ Tiger Woods, USA 4 3-1-0 66 68.50 Nick Faldo, 
England 18 31-5-0 65 69.61 Greg Norman, Australia 31 22-8-1 63 69.87 Mark O'Meara, 
USA 25 18-6-1 63 69.88 Ian Woosnam, Wales 20 13-7-0 65 70.10 Curtis Strange, USA 
23 15-7-1 62 70.13 Sandy Lyle, Scotland 22 15-7-0 66 70.27 Naomichi Ozaki, Japan 
14 10-3-1 67 70.29 Fred Couples, USA 16 12-4-0 67 70.44 Frank Nobilo, New Zealand 
30 14-15-1 66 70.86 Ronan Rafferty, Ireland 30 15-14-1 67 70.90 Dave Barr, Canada 
20 13-7-0 66 70.95 Sam Torrance, Scotland 27 15-11-1 67 71.04 Nick Price, Zimbabwe 
20 12-8-0 67 71.06 Ernie Els, South Africa 27 17-9-1 65 71.11 Colin Montgomerie, 
Scotland 31 18-11-2 67 71.16 Tom Kite, USA 15 9-5-1 68 71.40 Darren Clarke, Ireland 
16 10-6-0 68 71.44 Mark James, England 24 16-7-1 66 71.54 David Frost, South Africa 
27 18-9-0 64 71.59 Steve Elkington, Australia 16 9-7-0 68 71.63 Andrew Coltart, 
Scotland 14 10-4-0 66 71.64 Barry Lane, England 14 10-4-0 65 71.64 Mark McNulty, 
Zimbabwe 20 13-7-0 66 71.65 Retief Goosen, South Africa 17 13-4-0 67 71.65 Rodger 
Davis, Australia 20 12-7-1 63 71.65 Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain 19 13-6-0 67 71.68 
Howard Clark, England 23 13-9-1 65 71.74 Jose Rivero, Spain 24 13-11-0 65 71.79 
Craig Parry, Australia 11 9-2-0 67 71.91 Per-U Johansson, Sweden 18 11-7-0 68 
71.94 Anders Forsbrand, Sweden 18 11-7-0 68 72.06 Gordan Brand Jr., Scotland 33 
20-12-1 65 72.27 Philip Walton, Ireland 19 12-6-1 69 72.42 Scoring Records --------------- 
Lowest Scores Highest Scores ------------- -------------- 62 Curtis Strange, 1987 
87 Carlos Espinosa, 1993 63 Rodger Davis, 1987 85 Morgan Shumba, 1989 63 Greg 
Norman, 1988 85 Thaworn Wiratchant, 1992 63 Mark O'Meara, 1996 85 Rick Gibson, 
1994 Lowest Outward Nine Lowest Inward Nine ------------------- ------------------ 
27 Joakim Haeggman, 1997 31 Curtis Strange, 1987 28 Mark O'Meara, 1996 31 Barry 
Lane, 1988 31 Ian Woosnam, 1995 Successive Birdies Successive Bogeys ------------------ 
----------------- 8 Mark O'Meara, 1996 9 Rick Gibson, 1994 7 Joakim Haeggman, 
1997 7 Naomichi Ozaki, 1986 6 Curtis Strange, 1987 Successvie Pars Lowest Total 
Aggregate --------------- ---------------------- 18 Barry Lane, 1996 268 (Nick 
Faldo, 1988 - four rounds) 16 Tateo Ozaki, 1986 340 (Nick Price, 1995 - five rounds) 
16 Craig Parry, 1993 Holes in One Five wins out of Five ------------ --------------------- 
Costantino Rocca, 1987 (8th) David Gilford, 1992 Andrew Coltart, 1995 (8th) Fred 
Couples, 1993 Thomas Levet, 1998 (8th) Curtis Strange, 1994 Steve Stricker, 1996 
Per-Ulrik Johansson, 1997 Retief Goosen, 1997-98 Successive Victories -------------------- 
11 Greg Norman, 1985-87 10 Retief Goosen, 1997-current Participating Countries 
----------------------- AUSTRALIA - Has played in all 14 previous Dunhill Cups. 
Won this event the first two years (1985-86). Runner-up in 1988. CHINA - This 
is the 2nd Dunhill Cup for China. Last year, China posted individual wins vs. 
Colin Montgomerie and Jose Maria Olazabal. ENGLAND - England has reached the final's 
4 times, winning twice & reaching the semifinal's on 3 other occasions. Played 
in all 14 Dunhill's. FRANCE - France has played in nine previous Dunhill Cups, 
but has never reached the semifinals. INDIA - India's only previous appearance 
in this event was back in 1996 when they defeated Scotland and lost to Sweden 
and Zimbabwe. IRELAND - One of just five teams to win this event twice. Ireland 
has played in all previous Dunhill Cups. ITALY - Italy is making its first appearance 
in the Dunhill Cup since 1996 when they finished third in their group. JAPAN - 
Although they have never won, Japan has reached the final twice, losing to Australia 
in 1986 & to the U.S. in 1989. NEW ZEALAND - In 11 previous appearances, New Zealand 
has won 16 of 30 matches. Runner-up in 1996 and semifinalist in 1990 and 97'. 
PARAGUAY - This wil be Paraguay's fourth appearance in the Dunhill Cup. They have 
won just two of seven team matches. SCOTLAND - Won the title for the first time 
in 1995 when they defeated Zimbabwe. In five previous meetings, they have yet 
to win against arch-rival England. SOUTH AFRICA- South Africa lost to Sweden in 
its first visit to St. Andrews in 1991. South Africa has won this event two straight 
years. SPAIN - Spain has played in all previous events. Spain reached the finals 
last year for the first time losing to South Africa. SWEDEN - Won this event in 
1991 and lost to South Africa in 1997. Sweden has played in all but one Dunhill 
Cups. U.S.A. - One of only six nations to have played in all previous events. 
Have reached the semifinal round eight times with three wins. ZIMBABWE - Making 
its 10th appearance in Dunhill Cup play. Runner-up in 1995, losing to Scotland. 

 

 


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