Tiger To Play Tavistock Cup
Tiger Woods will compete for Isleworth Golf and Country Club against
host Lake Nona Golf and Country Club on Monday and Tuesday in the sixth
annual Tavistock Cup. Isleworth leads the five-year series 3-1-1. Mark
O'Meara will captain Isleworth, while Ernie Els leads Lake Nona.
Professionals from the participating clubs have combined for 53 major
titles and 710 world-wide wins.
Each team consists of 10 players, with the winning team splitting $1
million and the losing team dividing $500,000. There is also a $300,000
prize for the Payne Stewart Salver Award (medalist), which Woods won in
2005, 2006 and 2007. An additional $1 million will be directed to
charities of their choice for winning team members.
Round 1 will consist of Fourball Medal Match Play, while Round 2 will
be Singles Medal Match Play. In the latter, each player in the group
plays an 18-hole singles match against each of the two opposing
Isleworth will be represented by: Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby,
Daniel Chopra, Darren Clarke, John Cook, J.B. Holmes, Charles Howell
III, Nick O'Hern, O'Meara and Woods. Lake Nona will be represented by
Ben Curtis, Chris DiMarco, Els, Retief Goosen, Trevor Immleman, Graeme
McDowell, Mark McNulty, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson.