Tiger Woods has locked in his U.S. Presidents Cup team
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 Ticketmaster.com.au.