2003 WGC-World Cup

2003 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates November 13–16
Location Kiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Course(s) Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Ocean Course
Format 72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Par 72
Length 7,296 yards (6,671 m)
Field 24 two-man teams
Cut None
Prize fund US$4.0 million
Winner's share US$1.4 million
 South Africa
Rory Sabbatini & Trevor Immelman
275 (−13)

The 2003 WGC-World Cup took place November 13–16 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, U.S. It was the 49th World Cup and the fourth as a World Golf Championship event. 24 countries competed and each country sent two players. The prize money totaled $4,000,000 with $1,400,000 going to the winning pair.[1] The South African team of Rory Sabbatini and Trevor Immelman won. They won by four strokes stroke over the English team of Paul Casey and Justin Rose.

Qualification and format

18 teams qualified based on the Official World Golf Ranking and were joined by six teams via qualifiers in Singapore and Mexico.[2]

The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event with each team consisting of two players. The first and third days were fourball play and the second and final days were foursomes play.


Country Players
 Argentina Ángel Cabrera and Eduardo Romero
 Australia Stephen Leaney and Stuart Appleby
 Chile Felipe Aguilar and Roy Mackenzie
 Denmark Anders Hansen and Søren Kjeldsen
 England Paul Casey and Justin Rose
 France Raphaël Jacquelin and Thomas Levet
 Germany Alex Čejka and Marcel Siem
 Hong Kong Derek Fung and James Stewart
 India Gaurav Ghei and Digvijay Singh
 Ireland Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley
 Japan Shigeki Maruyama and Hidemichi Tanaka
 Mexico Antonio Maldonado and Alejandro Quiroz
 Myanmar Aung Win and Kyi Hla Han
 New Zealand Michael Campbell and David Smail
 Paraguay Carlos Franco and Marco Ruiz
 Scotland Alastair Forsyth and Paul Lawrie
 South Africa Trevor Immelman and Rory Sabbatini
 South Korea K. J. Choi and S. K. Ho
 Spain Ignacio Garrido and Miguel Ángel Jiménez
 Sweden Niclas Fasth and Fredrik Jacobson
 Thailand Jamnian Chitprasong and Pomsakonm Tipsanit
 Trinidad and Tobago Robert Ames and Stephen Ames
 United States Jim Furyk and Justin Leonard
 Wales Bradley Dredge and Ian Woosnam



# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1  South Africa 70-69-63-73=275 −13 1,400,000
2  England 73-73-66-67=279 −9 700,000
3  France 69-72-68-71=280 −8 400,000
4  Germany 67-77-67-71=282 −6 200,000
T5  Ireland 74-77-66-67=284 −4 135,000
 United States 71-70-68-75=284
T7  Japan 74-71-71-69=285 −3 102,500
 Sweden 72-72-67-74=285
T9  Paraguay 70-75-70-71=286 −2 71,667
 Scotland 71-73-68-74=286
 South Korea 71-75-71-69=286
12  Wales 68-74-71-75=288 E 60,000
13  Argentina 70-73-70-76=289 +1 55,000
14  Spain 71-75-66-81=293 +5 50,000
T15  Australia 72-76-71-75=294 +6 48,000
 New Zealand 71-74-72-77=294
 Trinidad and Tobago 75-81-67-71=294
18  Mexico 71-78-70-79=298 +10 46,000
19  Denmark 72-84-72-73=301 +13 45,000
20  Myanmar 72-83-73-74=302 +14 44,000
21  Hong Kong 76-80-69-78=303 +15 43,000
22  India 81-83-71-69=304 +16 42,000
23  Thailand 76-78-76-84=314 +26 41,000
WD  Chile WD after nine holes[3]



  1. 1 2 3 "WGC-World Cup (2003)". Newsday. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  2. Ross, Helen (October 3, 2003). "World Cup teams announced". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  3. "Injury to Aguilar forces Chile to withdraw". PGA Tour. November 13, 2012. Retrieved October 15, 2012.

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