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List of World Cup of Golf winners: Belgium 2018 1st time champions.

World Cup of Golf winners: Belgium Team is in First time champions list, 2018.




In the 59th edition of new biaanual Melbourn World Cup of Golf the Belgian teammates Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry won with a score of 265, 23-under-par. Australia and Mexico tied for second place, three strokes behind. It was Belgium got first victory in the history of Men's Melbourn Golf World Cup.

United States is the dominate in winners of World Cup of Golf by 24th time champions, followed by Australia & South Africa 4th champions.

Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Fred Couples and Davis Love III is the most 4th time Men's Golf World Cup winners in his history. By winning the individual International Trophy most time is Jack Nicklaus with 3 times.




Melbourne World Cup of Golf winners: Belgium Team, First time, champions list, 2018.



World Cup of Golf Stats, Facts.



The First World Cup of Golf  was organized in 1953 by a Canadian Industrialist  John Jay Hopkins as a Canada Cup, it has different names in varous periods of its history. Just seven nations took part.

 Argentina, led by Roberto de Vicenzo and Antonio Cerda, won the inaugural Golf World Cup in Montreal,

 It is a men's golf tournament contested by teams of two representing their country. Only one team is allowed from each country. The players are selected on the basis of the Official World Golf Ranking, although not all of the first choice players choose to compete.


 In the list of past Golf World Cup winners include Peter Thomson and Kel Nagle (AUS, 1954); Ben Hogan and Sam Snead (USA, 1956); four-time winners Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer (USA, 1963-64 & 1966-67); Tiger Woods and David Duval (USA, 2000) and Australia’s Jason Day and Adam Scott in the event’s most recent playing in 2013.

Seventeenth nations have been in the winners list of John Jay Hopkins Cup (known as Melbourne World Cup of Golf ).



 The 2016 Melbourne World Cup of Golf was took place at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The tournament has been played 57 times in 25 countries since its inception 63 years ago. Seventeen World Golf Hall of Fame members are on the winner's list.




This men's golf tournament changed name Canada Cup to World Cup in 1969, World Cup of Golf in 1993, WGC-World Cup in 2003, Omega Mission Hills World Cup in 2007, ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf in 2013 & in last, now currentlt known as ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf  from 2018.



World Cup of Golf Winners: Past Champions List 1953-2018.




2018 -    Belgium --   Thomas Pieters & Thomas Detry  --    Melbourne, Australia.



Year  --   Country  --            Team Pair (Winners)            Location (Host venues).      



1953 -  Argentina -  (Roberto De Vicenzo/Antonio Cerda)     --    Montreal , Canada

1954 -  Australia -  (Peter Thomson/Kel Nagle)     --    Montreal , Canada

1955 -  United States -  (Ed Furgol/Chick Harbert)     -- Washington, DC, USA

1956 -  United States -  (Ben Hogan/Sam Snead)     --    Wentworth, Surrey, England

1957 -  Japan -  (Torakichi Nakamura/Koichi Ono)     --    Tokyo , Japan

1958 -  Ireland -  (Harry Bradshaw/Christy O’Connor)     --    Mexico City, Mexico

1959 -  Australia -  (Peter Thomson/Kel Nagle)     --    Melbourne , Australia

1960 -  United States -  ( Arnold Palmer/Sam Snead)     -- Dublin, Ireland

1961 -  United States -  (Sam Snead/Jimmy Demaret)     --    Dorado, Puerto Rico

1962 -  United States -  ( Arnold Palmer/Sam Snead)     --    Buenos Aires, Argentina

1963 -  United States -  (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)     -- Paris, France

1964 -  United States -  (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)     --    Maui , Hawaii , USA

1965 -  South Africa -  (Gary Player/Harold Henning)     -- Madrid, Spain

1966 -  United States -  (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)     -- Tokyo, Japan

1967 -  United States -  (Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer)     --    Mexico City, Mexico

1968 -  Canada -  (Al Balding/George Knudson)     -- Roma, Italy

1969 -  United States -  (Lee Trevino/Orville Moody)     --    Singapore

1970 -  Australia -  (David Graham/Bruce Devlin)     --    Buenos Aires , Argentina

1971 -  United States -  (Jack Nicklaus/Lee Trevino)     --    Palm Beach, USA

1972 -  Taiwan -  (Hsieh Min-Nan/Lu Liang-Huan)     --    Melbourne , Australia

1973 -  United States -  (Johnny Miller/Jack Nicklaus)     --    Marbella , Spain

1974 -  South Africa -  (Bobby Cole/Dale Hayes)     --    Caracas , Venezuela

1975 -  United States -  (Johnny Miller/Lou Graham)     --    Bangkok, Thailand

1976 -  Spain -  (Manuel Pinero/Seve Ballesteros)     --    Palm Springs , CA , USA

1977 -  Spain -  (Antonio Garrido/Seve Ballesteros)     --    Manila , Philippines

1978 -  USA  -  (John Mahaffey/Andy North) -- Princeville Makai, Hawaii, USA

1979 -  United States -  (John Mahaffey/Hale Irwin)     -- Athens, Greece

1980 -  Canada -  (Dan Halldorson/Jim Nelford)     -- Bogota, Colombia

1981 No Tournament

1982 -  Spain -  (Manual Pinero/Jose-Maria Canizares)     --    Acapulco , Mexico

1983 -  United States -  (Rex Caldwell/John Cook)     -- Jakarta, Indonesia

1984 -  Spain -  (Jose-Maria Canizares/Jose Rivero)     --    Rome , Italy

1985 -  Canada -  (Dave Barr/Dan Halldorson)     --    La Quinta , CA , USA

1986 No Tournament

1987 -  Wales -  (Ian Woosnam/David Llewellyn)     -- Maui, Hawaii, USA

1988 -  United States -  (Ben Crenshaw/Mark McCumber)     -- Melbourne, Australia

1989 -  Australia -  (Peter Fowler/Wayne Grady)     -- Marbella, Spain

1990 -  Germany -  (Bernhard Langer/Torsten Giedeon)     --    Orlando , FL , USA

1991 -  Sweden -  (Per-Ulrik Johansson/Anders Forsbrand)     -- Roma, Italy

1992 -  United States -  (Fred Couples/ Davis Love III)     -- Madrid, Spain

1993 -  United States -  (Fred Couples/ Davis Love III)     -- Orlando, FL, USA

1994 -  United States -  (Fred Couples/ Davis Love III)     --    Dorado, Puerto Rico

1995 -  United States -  (Fred Couples/ Davis Love III)     -- Shenzhen, China

1996 -  South Africa -  (Ernie Els/Wayne Westner)     --    Cape Town, South Africa

1997 -  Ireland -  (Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley)     --    Kiawah Is. , SC, USA

1998 -  England -  (Nick Faldo/David Carter)     --    Auckland, NZ

1999 -  United States -  (Tiger Woods/Mark O’Meara)     --    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

As World Golf Championships-World Cup

2000 -  United States -  (Tiger Woods/David Duval)     --    Buenos Aires, Argentina

2001 -  South Africa -  (Ernie Els/Retief Goosen)     --    Gotemba City, Japan

2002 -  Japan -  (ShigekiMaruyama/Toshi Izawa)     --    Puerto Vallarta , Mexico

2003 -  South Africa -  (Rory Sabbatini/Trevor Immelman)   --  Kiawah Island, S.Carolina, USA

2004 -  England -  (Paul Casey/Luke Donald)     --    Seville, SPAIN

2005 -  Wales -  (Bradley Dredge/Steven Dodd)     --    Algarve, PORTUGAL

2006 -  Germany -  (Bernhard Langer/Marcel Siem )     --    Sandy Lane Resort, Barbados

2007 -  Scotland -  (Colon Montgomery/Mark Warren St. James, BARBADOS

2008 -  Sweden -  (Robert Karlsson & Henrik Stenson)     --    Shenzhen, China

2009 -  Italy -   (Edoardo Molinari & Francesco Molinari)     --    Shenzhen, China

2011 -  United States -  (Matt Kuchar & Gary Woodland)     --    Haikou, Hainan, China

2013 -  Australia -   (Jason Day & Adam Scott)     --    Melbourne, Australia

2016 -  Denmark -   (Søren Kjeldsen & Thorbjørn Olesen)     --    Melbourne, Australia.







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 ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf., Official.



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