The World Cup

<div class="article"><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="494"> <tr> <td valign="top"><img src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/big_image_world_cup.jpg" alt="The World Cup" width="250" height="250" hspace="0" vspace="0" border="0" align="left"></td> <td><img alt="" src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/spacer.gif" align="left" border="0" height="10" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="10"></td> <td valign="top"> <div class="Bottom_Margin"> <div class="Bottom_Margin"><a href="#" class="Big_Headline">The World Cup </a></div> <div class="Bottom_Margin"> <p> Founded by Canadian industrialist John Jay Hopkins, in the hope of promoting goodwill between nations through golf, the World Cup began life in 1953 as the Canada Cup.</p> <p>It officially became the World Cup in 1967 and, with minor changes, has been ever since. It is sanctioned by the International Federation of PGA Tours. </p> </div> </div></td> </tr> </table></div></div><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table width="494" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td width="66"><a href="/tours/international_team/World_Cup_records.html" class="Normal_Link"><img src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/world_cup_logo-66.gif" alt="World Cup logo" width="66" height="66" border="0 " /></a></td> <td width="3"><img alt="" src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/spacer.gif" border="0" height="1" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="3"></td> <td width="173"><a href="/tours/international_team/World_Cup_records.html" class="Normal_Link">World Cup records</a><br> Team and individual wins, winning margins, oldest and youngest, and more.</td> <td width="10"><img alt="" src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/spacer.gif" border="0" height="1" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="10"></td> <td width="66"><a href="/tours/2011/Omega_Mission_Hills_World_Cup/round_4.html" class="Normal_Link"><img src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/small_image_world_cup_11.jpg" alt="2011 US World Cup Winners USA" width="66" height="66" border="0 "></a></td> <td width="3"><img alt="" src="https://golftoday.co.uk/content/uploads/2018/01/spacer.gif" border="0" height="1" hspace="0" vspace="0" width="3"></td> <td width="173"><a href="/tours/2011/Omega_Mission_Hills_World_Cup/round_4.html" class="Normal_Link">The 2011 World Cup </a><br> Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland claim a 24th victory for the USA.</td> </tr> </table></div></div><div class="association"><div class="table-responsive"><table class="toursutils"> <tbody> <tr bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <td width="40" valign="top"><div align="center"><b>Year</b></div></td> <td width="140" valign="top"><div align="center"><b>Venue</b></div></td> <td width="150" valign="top"><div align="center"><b>Winners</b></div></td> <td width="150" valign="top"><div align="center"><b>Team Members </b></div></td> <td width="150" valign="top"><div align="center"><b>Individual winner</b></div></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <div align="center"><strong>2007-2018 : Mission Hills World Cup</strong><br> (Format - Alternating rounds of foursomes and fourball)</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2011</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mission Hills, Hainan, China (Blackstone Crse)</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/tours/2011/Omega_Mission_Hills_World_Cup/round_4.html"><strong>United States<br /> 264</strong></a> </td> <td width="150" valign="top">Matt Kuchar<br /> Gary Woodland</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2009</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mission Hills, Shenzhen, China (Olazabal Course)</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/asian/tours/2009/Omega_Mission_Hills_World_Cup/index.html"><strong>Italy 259</strong></a><strong> </strong></td> <td width="150" valign="top"> Edoardo Molinari<br> Francesco Molinari </td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2008</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mission Hills, Shenzhen, China (Olazabal Course) </td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/tours/2008/Omega_Mission_Hills_World_Cup/round_4.html"><strong>Sweden 261 </strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Robert Karlsson<br> Henrik Stenson </td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2007</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mission Hills, Shenzhen, China (Olazabal Course) </td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/news/yeartodate/news_07/world_cup.html"><strong>Scotland 263* </strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Colin Montgomerie<br> Marc Warren </td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <div align="center"><strong>2000-2006: World Golf Championships - World Cup</strong><br> (Format - Alternating rounds of foursomes and fourball)</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top" bordercolor="#FFFFFF"><font color="#FFFFCC"></font>2006</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Sandy Lane Resort, Barbados</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/news/yeartodate/news06/world_cup_r4.html"><strong>Germany 268*</strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bernhard Langer<br> Marcel Siem</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top" height="28">2005</td> <td width="140" valign="top" height="28">Victoria GC, Portugal</td> <td width="150" valign="top" height="28"><a href="/tours/2005/World_Cup/round4report.html"><strong>Wales 189#</strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top" height="28">Bradley Dredge<br> Stephen Dodd</td> <td width="150" valign="top" height="28"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2004</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Real Club de Sevilla, Spain</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/tours/2004/WGC_World%20Cup/round4report.html"><strong>England 257</strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Luke Donald<br> Paul Casey</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2003</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Kiawah Island, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><a href="/tours/2003/World_Cup/round4report.html"><strong>South Africa 275</strong></a></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Trevor Immelman<br> Rory Sabbatini</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2002</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Puerto Vallarta, Mexico</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><strong><a href="/news/yeartodate/news02/worldcup3.html">Japan 252</a></strong></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Shigeki Maruyama<br> Toshimitsu Izawa</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2001</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Taiheiyo Club, Japan</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><strong><a href="/tours/2001/worldcup/round4report.html">South Africa 254</a></strong></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ernie Els<br> Retief Goosen</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">2000</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Buenos Aires GC, Argentina</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><strong><a href="/news/yeartodate/news00/worldcup10.html">United States 254</a></strong></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Tiger Woods<br> David Duval</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> <div align="center">x</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <div align="center"><strong>1993-1999: The World Cup of Golf</strong><br> (Format - 72 holes combined stroke play scores)</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1999</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mines Resort, Malaysia</td> <td width="150" valign="top"><strong><a href="/tours/tours99/worldcup/round4report.html">United States 545</a></strong></td> <td width="150" valign="top">Tiger Woods<br> Mark O'Meara</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Tiger Woods 263</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1998</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Gulf Harbour, New Zealand</td> <td width="150" valign="top">England 568</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Nick Faldo<br> David Carter</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Scott Verplank 279</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1997</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Kiawah Island, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> Ireland 545 </td> <td width="150" valign="top">Padraig Harrington<br> Paul McGinley</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Colin Montgomerie 266</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1996</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Erinvale, South Africa</td> <td width="150" valign="top">South Africa 547</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ernie Els<br> Wayne Westner</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ernie Els 272</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1995</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mission Hills, China</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 543</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Fred Couples<br> Davis Love III</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Davis Love III 267</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1994</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 536</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Fred Couples<br> Davis Love III</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Fred Couples 265</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1993</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Lake Nona, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top"> United States 556</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Fred Couples<br> Davis Love III</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bernhard Langer 272</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <div align="center"><strong>1967-1992: The World Cup</strong><br> (Format - 72 holes combined stroke play scores)</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1992</td> <td width="140" valign="top">La Moraleja, Spain</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 548</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Fred Couples<br> Davis Love III</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Brett Ogle 270*</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1991</td> <td width="140" valign="top">La Querce, Italy</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sweden 563</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Anders Forsbrand<br> Per-Ulrik Johansson</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ian Woosnam 273</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1990</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Grand Cypress, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Germany 556</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bernard Langer<br> Torsten Giedeon</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Payne Stewart 271</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1989</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Las Brisas, Spain</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Australia 278@</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Peter Fowler<br> Wayne Grady</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Peter Fowler </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1988</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Royal Melbourne, Australia</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 560</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ben Crenshaw<br> Mark McCumber</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ben Crenshaw 275</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1987</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Kapalua, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Wales 574*</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ian Woosnam<br> David Llewelyn</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ian Woosnam 274</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1986</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Not played<br> <br> </td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp; </td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1985</td> <td width="140" valign="top">La Quinta, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Canada 559</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Dave Barr<br> Dan Halldorson</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Howard Clark 272</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1984</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Olgiata, Italy</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Spain 414#</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jose Maria Canizares<br> Jose Rivero</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jose-Maria Canizares 205</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1983</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Pondok Inah, Indonesia</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 565</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Rex Caldwell<br> John Cook</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Dave Barr 276</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1982</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Acapulco, Mexico</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Spain 563</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Manuel Pinero<br> Jose Maria Canizares</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Manuel Pinero 281</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1981</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Not played<br> <br> </td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> <td width="150" valign="top">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1980</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Bogota, Colombia</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Canada 572</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Dan Halldorson<br> Jim Nelford</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sandy Lyle 282</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1979</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Glyfada, Greece</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 575</td> <td width="150" valign="top">John Mahaffey<br> Hale Irwin</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Hale Irwin 285</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1978</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Hawaii, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 564 </td> <td width="150" valign="top">John Mahaffey<br> Andy North</td> <td width="150" valign="top">John Mahaffey 281</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1977</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Manila, Philippines</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Spain 591</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Severiano Ballesteros<br> Antonio Garrido</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Gary Player 289</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1976</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Palm Springs, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Spain 574</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Severiano Ballesteros<br> Manuel Pinero</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ernesto Perez Acosta 282</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top" >1975</td> <td width="140" valign="top" >Bangkok, Thailand</td> <td width="150" valign="top" >United States 554</td> <td width="150" valign="top" >Johnny Miller<br> Lou Graham</td> <td width="150" valign="top" >Johnny Miller 275</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1974</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Caracas, Venezuela</td> <td width="150" valign="top">South Africa 554</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bobby Cole<br> Dale Hayes</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bobby Cole 271</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1973</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Marbella, Spain</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 558</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Johnny Miller<br> Jack Nicklaus</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Johnny Miller 277</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1972</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Melbourne, Australia</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Taiwan 438#</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Hsieh Min-nan<br> Lu Liang-huan</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Hsieh Min-nan 217</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1971</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Palm Beach, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 555</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus<br> Lee Trevino</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus 271</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1970</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Buenos Aires, Argentina</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Australia 545</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Bruce Devlin<br> David Graham</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Roberto de Vicenzo 269</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1969</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Singapore</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 552</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Orville Moody<br> Lee Trevino</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Lee Trevino 275</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1968</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Olgiata, Italy</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Canada 569</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Al Balding<br> George Knudson</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Al Balding 274</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1967</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mexico City, Mexico</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 557</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Arnold Palmer 276</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#eeeeee"> <div align="center"><strong>1953-1966: The Canada Cup</strong><br> (Format - 72 holes combined stroke play scores, except 1953 - 36 holes combined)</div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1966</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Tokyo, Japan</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 548</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">George Knudson 272*</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1965</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Madrid, Spain</td> <td width="150" valign="top">South Africa 571</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Gary Player<br> Harold Henning</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Gary Player 281</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1964</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Maui, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 554</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus 276</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1963</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Saint-Nom-La-Bret&egrave;che, France</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 482</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Jack Nicklaus 237</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1962</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Buenos Aires, Argentina</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 557</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sam Snead<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Roberto de Vicenzo 276</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1961</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Puerto Rico</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 560 </td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sam Snead<br> Jimmy Demaret</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sam Snead 272</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1960</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Portmarnock, Ireland</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 565</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Sam Snead<br> Arnold Palmer</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Flory van Donck 279</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1959</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Melbourne, Australia</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Australia 563</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Peter Thomson<br> Kel Nagle</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Stan Leonard 275*</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1958</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Mexico City, Mexico</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ireland 579</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Harry Bradshaw<br> Christy O'Connor</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Angel Miguel 276*</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1957</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Tokyo, Japan</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Japan 557</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Torakichi Nakamura<br>Koichi Ono</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Torakichi Nakamura 274</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1956</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Wentworth, England</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 567</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ben Hogan<br> Sam Snead</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ben Hogan 277</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1955</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Washington DC, USA</td> <td width="150" valign="top">United States 560<br> </td> <td width="150" valign="top">Chick Harbert<br> Ed Furgol</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Ed Furgol 279*</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1954</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Laval-sur-Lac, Canada</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Australia 556</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Peter Thomson<br> Kel Nagle</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Stan Leonard 275</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40" valign="top">1953</td> <td width="140" valign="top">Montreal, Canada</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Argentina 278</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Antonio Cerda<br> Roberto de Vicenzo</td> <td width="150" valign="top">Antonio Cerda 140</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5">* denotes playoff victory</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5"># denotes three rounds only, due to bad weather</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="5">@ denotes two rounds only, due to bad weather</td> </tr> </tbody> </table></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></div>