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Encyclopedia > Alfred Dunhill Cup

The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. It was for three man teams of professional golfers, one team representing each country, and was promoted as the "World Team Championship". It was a "special approved event" on the PGA European Tour, which means that it was supported by the Tour, by the prize money did not count towards the Tour's order of merit. The host course was St Andrews in Scotland. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour, headquartered in Virginia Water, Surrey, United Kingdom, that is the primary golf tour in Europe. ... The Old Course at St Andrews is one of the oldest golf courses in the world. ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom. ...


Each year sixteen teams competed in three days of round robin play to determine the semi-finalists. The semi-finals and the final were both played on the Sunday. The stature of the members of the America team was variable as the Dunhill Cup clashed with a PGA Tour event, though the fact the that it was played at "The Home of Golf" helped to attract some star names. The other countries were generally represented by their best three golfers, or nearly so. The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... The PGA TOUR (correctly rendered in all caps) is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA which operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


The Dunhill Cup was in competition with the World Cup of Golf, a similar event for two man teams. In 2000 the World Cup's status was enhanced by its inclusion in the World Golf Championships series, and in 2001 the promoters of the Dunhill Cup replaced it with the Dunhill Links Championship, which is a celebrity pro-am.


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Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country or nation and former independent kingdom of northwest Europe, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion...

External link

Coverage on the Alfred Dunhill Cup on the PGA European Tour's official site (http://www.europeantour.com/tournaments/latest.sps?iTourNo=2000187)


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Alfred Dunhill Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
The stature of the members of the American team was variable as the Dunhill Cup clashed with a PGA Tour event, though the fact the that it was played at "The Home of Golf" helped to attract some star names.
The Dunhill Cup was in competition with the World Cup of Golf, a similar event for two man teams.
In 2000 the World Cup's status was enhanced by its inclusion in the World Golf Championships series, and in 2001 the promoters of the Dunhill Cup replaced it with the Dunhill Links Championship, which is a celebrity pro-am.
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