2005 WGC-World Cup
|Course(s)||Victoria Clube de Golfe|
72 holes stroke play|
(best ball & alternate shot)
|Length||7,174 yards (6,560 m)|
|Field||24 two-man teams|
|Prize fund||US$4.0 million|
|Winner's share||US$1.4 million|
Stephen Dodd & Bradley Dredge
The 2005 WGC-World Cup took place 17–20 November at the Victoria Clube de Golfe in Algarve, Portugal. It was the 51st World Cup and the sixth 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. The Welsh team of Stephen Dodd and Bradley Dredge won. They won by two strokes over the English and Swedish teams after the event was shortened to 54 holes due to rain.
Qualification and format
The defending champion was joined by 18 teams based on the Official World Golf Ranking and five teams via qualification.
The tournament was scheduled to be 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. The final round was canceled due to rain.
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