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Woods & O'Meara make US pick for World Cup
 
Dates: Thursday, November 18th through Sunday, November 21st Site: Mines Resort 
& Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Jr. 
(1993) Par: 71 Yardage: 6,808 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 363 yds 10 - Par 4 395 yds 
2 - Par 3 170 yds 11 - Par 5 557 yds 3 - Par 5 527 yds 12 - Par 4 475 yds 4 - 
Par 4 435 yds 13 - Par 4 402 yds 5 - Par 4 422 yds 14 - Par 3 194 yds 6 - Par 
4 364 yds 15 - Par 4 329 yds 7 - Par 3 188 yds 16 - Par 3 182 yds 8 - Par 4 410 
yds 17 - Par 5 523 yds 9 - Par 4 444 yds 18 - Par 4 428 yds ------------- ------------- 
35 3,323 Yds 36 3,485 Yds Annual: 45th Defending Team Champions: England (David 
Carter and Nick Faldo) Team Runners-Up: Italy (Costantino Rocca and Massimo Florioli) 
1998 Individual Champion: Scott Verplank Individual Runner-Up: Costantino Rocca 
and Nick Faldo Tournament Record: 265 (Fred Couples, 1994) Team Tournament Record: 
536 (United States, 1994) Total Purse: $1,500,000 Shares: Winning Team Winning 
Player 1st Place - $400,000 1st Place - $100,000 2nd Place - 200,000 2nd Place 
- 50,000 3rd Place - 125,000 3rd Place - 25,000 4th Place - 100,000 4th Place 
- 15,000 5th Place - 80,000 5th Place - 10,000 1998 Finish ----------- Individual 
Team Player Score Country Score ------ ----- ------- ----- Scott Verplank 279 
England 568 Costantino Rocca 280 Italy 570 Nick Faldo 280 United States 571 Yasuharu 
Imano 281 Scotland 571 Patrik Sjoland 282 Argentina 571 Greg Turner 282 Ireland 
572 Peter O'Malley 283 Zimbabwe 573 Ian Leggatt 284 New Zealand 573 Colin Montgomerie 
284 Australia 574 Angel Cabrera 284 Spain 579 Gustavo Mendoza 285 Sweden 580 Mark 
McNulty 285 Paul McGinley 285 Past World Cup of Golf Winners (Team) ------------------------------------- 
1998 -- England (David Carter/Nick Faldo) 1997 -- Ireland (Paul McGinley/Padraig 
Harrington) 1996 -- South Africa (Ernie Els/Wayne Westner) 1995 -- United States 
(Fred Couples/Davis Love III) 1994 -- United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III) 
1993 -- United States (Fred Couples/Davis Love III) 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/D.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/D.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 (H.Bradshaw/C.O'Connor) 
1957 -- Japan (K.Ono/T.Nakamura) 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 
of Golf Winners (Individual) ------------------------------------------- 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). Cups Won Multiple Individual Winners Multiple Team 
Winners -------- --------------------------- --------------------- United States 
- 21 Jack Nicklaus - 3 Nicklaus/Palmer - 4 Australia - 4 Johnny Miller - 2 Couples/Love 
III - 4 Spain - 4 Gary Player - 2 Canizares/Rivero - 2 Canada - 3 Roberto de Vicenzo 
- 2 Nagle/Thompson - 2 South Africa - 3 Ian Woosnam - 2 Ireland - 2 Stan Leonard 
- 2 Germany - 1 Argentina - 1 Multiple Team Winners With Different Partners Japan 
- 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 and Angel Cabrera Australia Paul Gow and Anthony 
Painter Canada Arden Knoll and Ray Stewart China Taipei Liang-his Chen and Ching-huang 
Tsai Columbia Gustavo Mendoza and Jesus Amaya Denmark Soren Kjeldsen and Anders 
Hansen England * Mark James and Peter Baker Finland Kim Wilk and Mika Lehtinen 
France Jean-Francois Remesy and Marc Farry Germany Alex Cejka and Sven Struver 
Holland (Netherlands) Joost Steenkamer and Maarten Lafeber Ireland Padraig Harrington 
and Paul McGinley Italy Costantino Rocca and Emanuele Canonica Jamaica Ralph Campbell 
and Peter Horrobin Japan Mamora Osahai and Mitsuo Harada Malaysia Periasamy Gunasegaran 
and Marimuthu Ramayah Mexico Rafael Alarcon and Jose Octavio Gonzalez New Zealand 
Frank Nobilo and Stephen Scahill Paraguay Pedro Martinez and Raul Fretes Puerto 
Rico Wilfredo Morales and Rafael Castrillo Republic of Korea Wook-soon Kang and 
Wan-tae Kim Scotland Dean Robertson and Colin Montgomerie South Africa Richard 
Kaplan and David Frost Spain Santiago Luna and Miguel Angel Martin Sweden Patrik 
Sjoland and Jarmo Sandelin Switzerland Carlos Duran and Steve Rey United States 
Tiger Woods and Mark O'Meara Wales Phillip Price and David Park Zimbabwe Mark 
McNulty and Tony Johnstone * - Defending Champions 

 


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