Cisco World Match Play Championship
Cisco World Match Play Championship
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Dates: Thursday, October 14th through Sunday, October 17th Site: Wentworth Club 
(West Course), Surrey, England Course Architect: H.S. Colt (1924) Par: 72 Yardage: 
7,006 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 471 Yds 10 - Par 3 186 Yds 2 - Par 3 155 Yds 11 
- Par 4 398 Yds 3 - Par 4 452 Yds 12 - Par 5 510 Yds 4 - Par 5 501 Yds 13 - Par 
4 441 Yds 5 - Par 3 191 Yds 14 - Par 3 179 Yds 6 - Par 4 356 Yds 15 - Par 4 466 
Yds 7 - Par 4 399 Yds 16 - Par 4 380 Yds 8 - Par 4 398 Yds 17 - Par 5 571 Yds 
9 - Par 4 450 Yds 18 - Par 5 502 Yds ------------- ------------- 35 3,373 Yds 
37 3,633 Yds Annual: 36th Defending Champion: Mark O'Meara Runner-Up: Tiger Woods 
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: 
640,000 (pounds) Shares: 1st Place - 170,000; 2nd - 90,000; Semifinalist; 50,000; 
2nd Round loser - 40,000; 1st Round loser - 30,000 1998 Results ------------ Final 
Match - Mark O'Meara def. Tiger Woods, 1-up Semifinals - Mark O'Meara def. Vijay 
Singh, 11 & 10 Tiger Woods def. Lee Westwood, 5 & 4 Second Round - Mark O'Meara 
def. Colin Montgomerie, 5 & 4 Vijay Singh def. Patrik Sjoland, 7 & 6 Lee Westwood 
def. Ernie Els, 2 & 1 Tiger Woods def. Ian Woosnam, 1-up (37 holes) First Round 
- Ian Woosnam def. Darren Clarke, 4 & 3 Lee Westwood def. Stuart Appleby, 8 & 
7 Colin Montgomerie def. Thomas Bjorn, 4 & 3 Patrik Sjoland def. Steve Stricker, 
1-up Past World Match-Play Championship Results ------------------------------------------ 
Year Winner Runner-up Result ---- ------ --------- ------ 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). Players in the Field -------------------- Mark O'Meara 
- Defending champion, 10th in world golf rankings Notah Begay III - Won last week 
on PGA Tour for second career win Ernie Els - Three-time winner of this event, 
runner-up in 1997 Carlos Franco - Two-time winner on PGA Tour this season Sergio 
Garcia - Has won twice this year on European Tour Retief Goosen - 4th on European 
Tour money list with one win Padraig Harrington- Ryder Cup member, 6th on Volvo 
Order of Merit Paul Lawrie - British Open champion, 44th in world rankings Colin 
Montgomerie - Ranked 3rd in the world, five-time winner this year Jose M. Olazabal 
- Masters champion, 24th in world rankings Craig Parry - 36th in world rankings, 
has 5 top-10's in USA in 1999 Nick Price - Ranked 9th in the world, runner-up 
at this event in 1991 Draw for the World Match Play (Seeds in parenthesis) Thursday 
- (5) Sergio Garcia vs. Retief Goosen (6) Carlos Franco vs. Padraig Harrington 
(7) Jose Maria Olazabal vs. Notah Begay III (8) Craig Parry vs. Paul Lawrie Friday 
- (1) Mark O'Meara vs. Paul Lawrie/Craig Parry winner (2) Colin Montgomerie vs. 
Notah Begay III/Jose M. Olazbal winner (3) Ernie Els vs. Padraig Harrington/Carlos 
Franco winner (4) Nick Price vs. Retief Goosen/Sergio Garcia winner Saturday - 
O'Meara/Lawrie/Parry winner vs. Price/Goosen/Garcia winner Montgomerie/Begay/Olazabal 
winner vs. Els/Harrington/Franco winner Sunday - Semifinal winners 

 

 


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