2005 WGC-World Cup

2005 World Cup
Tournament information
Dates 17–20 November
Location Algarve, Portugal
Course(s) Victoria Clube de Golfe
Format 72 holes stroke play
(best ball & alternate shot)
Par 72
Length 7,174 yards (6,560 m)
Field 24 two-man teams
Cut None
Prize fund US$4.0 million
Winner's share US$1.4 million
Stephen Dodd & Bradley Dredge
189 (−27)

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.[1][2]

Qualification and format

The defending champion was joined by 18 teams based on the Official World Golf Ranking and five teams via qualification.[3]

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.


Country Players
 Argentina Ángel Cabrera and Ricardo González
 Australia Mark Hensby and Peter Lonard
 Colombia Eduardo Herrera and Diego Vanegas
 Denmark Anders Hansen and Søren Hansen
 England Luke Donald and David Howell
 France Raphaël Jacquelin and Thomas Levet
 Germany Alex Čejka and Christian Reimbold
 India Arjun Atwal and Jyoti Randhawa
 Ireland Pádraig Harrington and Paul McGinley
 Japan Yasuharu Imano and Takuya Taniguchi
 Mexico Pablo Del Olmo and Alex Quiroz
 Netherlands Robert-Jan Derksen and Maarten Lafeber
 Paraguay Carlos Franco and Marco Ruiz
 Portugal José-Filipe Lima and Antonio Sobrinho
 Scotland Scott Drummond and Stephen Gallacher
 Singapore Lam Chih Bing and Mardan Mamat
 South Africa Tim Clark and Trevor Immelman
 South Korea K. J. Choi and Jang Ik-jae
 Spain Sergio García and Miguel Ángel Jiménez
 Sweden Niclas Fasth and Henrik Stenson
 Taiwan Chang Tse-peng and Wang Ter-chang
 United States Stewart Cink and Zach Johnson
 Venezuela Manuel Bermudez and Carlos Larrain
 Wales Stephen Dodd and Bradley Dredge


# Country Score To par Money (US$)
1  Wales 61-67-61=189 −27 1,400,000
T2  England 59-69-63=191 −25 550,000
 Sweden 61-67-63=191
4  France 63-70-61=194 −22 200,000
5  Denmark 64-68-63=195 −21 145,000
T6  Netherlands 63-67-66=196 −20 117,500
 Argentina 68-61-67=196
8  Germany 65-68-64=197 −19 95,000
9  India 60-73-65=198 −18 80,000
T10  Taiwan 62-71-66=199 −17 67,500
 Spain 62-72-65=199
T12  South Africa 68-67-65=200 −16 55,000
 Ireland 67-69-64=200
 South Korea 67-71-62=200
T15  Japan 63-70-68=201 −15 48,500
 Paraguay 63-73-65=201
T17  Australia 60-73-69=202 −14 46,000
 Mexico 67-71-64=202
 United States 65-70-67=202
T20  Singapore 67-70-66=203 −13 43,000
 Scotland 65-74-64=203
 Portugal 68-72-63=203
23  Colombia 66-74-69=209 −7 41,000
24  Venezuela 66-75-69=210 −6 40,000



  1. "Wales crowned WGC - Algarve World Cup champions". PGA European Tour. Reuters. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  2. "Dodd, Dredge win World Cup after final round canceled". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  3. Thrasher, Cody (16 November 2005). "WGC-World Cup in Portugal Preview". Retrieved 11 October 2012.
  4. "World Cup final scores". ESPN. Associated Press. 20 November 2005. Retrieved 11 October 2012.

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