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World Cup of Golf in Melbourne teams finalised

The teams for November’s World Cup of Golf have been finalised.

The 2018 World Cup of Golf will this year be held in Melbourne, at The Metropolitan Golf Club. The tournament runs from Wednesday 21 November through to Sunday 25 November.

28 nations will compete, with the top-ranked player from each country to then pick a second player from their country to compete with. Australia’s team this year sees Marc Leishman pair up with Cameron Smith.

Other notable teams competing include England’s Tyrrell Hatton selecting Ian Poulter, South Africa’s Branden Grace selecting Charl Schwartzel and USA’s Jim Furyk with Matt Kuchar. See the full list of teams below.


Australia Marc Leishman Cameron Smith
England Tyrrell Hatton Ian Poulter
United States Kyle Stanley Matt Kuchar
Thailand Kiradech Aphibarnrat Prom Meesawat
South Africa Branden Grace Charl Schwartzel
Denmark Thorbjorn Olesen Soren Kjeldsen
Japan Satoshi Kodaira Hideto Tanihara
Korea Byeong Hun An Si Woo Kim
China Haotong Li Ashun Wu
Canada Adam Hadwin Nick Taylor
Scotland Russell Knox Martin Laird
Belgium Thomas Pieters Thomas Detry
Sweden Alexander Bjork Joakim Lagergren
New Zealand Ryan Fox Danny Lee
Venezuela Jhonattan Vegas Joseph Naffah
Spain Adrian Otaegui Jorge Campillo
Ireland Shane Lowry Paul Dunne
France Alexander Levy Michael Lorenzo-Vera
Austria Bernd Wiesberger Matthias Schwab
India Shubhankar Sharma Anirban Lahiri
Netherlands Joost Luiten Daan Hizing
Finland Mikko Korhonen Mikko Ilonen
Mexico Abraham Ancer Roberto Diaz
Germany Martin Kaymer Maximilian Kieffer
Italy Andrea Pavan Renato Paratore
Zimbabwe Scott Vincent Benjamin Follett-Smith
Malaysia Gavin Kyle Green Ben Leong

*Final team still to be finalised

The 56 player field will be competing for the largest prize-money in golf in Australia, with $US7 million up for grabs. This will be the 59th edition of the World Cup.
Tickets are now on sale for the five days at

World Cup of Golf

The Metropolitan Golf Club | 21-25 November

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