2007 Lexus Cup

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The 2007 Lexus Cup was a Golf event competed by women representing Asia and an International squad representing the rest of the world. Each team was made up of twelve members. The competition took place at The Vines Country Club & Resort in Perth, Western Australia, Western Australia from December 7 to December 9, 2007. Lexus is the title sponsor; Rolex, DBS, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Sports Council are main sponsors.

After taking a commanding lead in the first day of play, winning all six matches, Team Asia won the tournament by a score of 15 to 9.

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Teams


As in the similar team events of the Solheim Cup (USA vs. Europe women), Ryder Cup (United States vs. Europe men), and Presidents Cup (USA vs. "International" men, i.e. rest of the world excluding Europe), each team was made up of twelve players.

Asia

  • Rolex World Ranking Qualification
    • Flag of South Korea Se Ri Pak (captain) - Daejeon, South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Jeong Jang - Daejeon, South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Jee Young Lee - Seoul, South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Ji-Yai Shin - South Korea
  • ADT Official Money List Qualification
    • Flag of South Korea Shi Hyun Ahn - Seoul, South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Kim In-kyung - South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Sarah Lee (golfer) - Seoul, South Korea
    • Flag of South Korea Seon Hwa Lee - Cheonan, South Korea
  • Captain's Picks
    • Flag of South Korea Meena Lee - Jeonju, South Korea
    • Flag of the Republic of China Amy Hung - Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Sponsor's Picks
    • Flag of the Republic of China Candie Kung - Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    • Flag of Japan Ayako Uehara (golfer) - Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan

International

  • Rolex World Rankings Qualifications
    • Flag of Sweden Annika Sörenstam (captain) - Stockholm, Sweden
    • Flag of the United States Cristie Kerr - Scottsdale, Arizona, Arizona
    • Flag of Norway Suzann Pettersen - Oslo, Norway
    • Flag of the United States Morgan Pressel - Boca Raton, Florida, Florida
  • ADT Official Money List Qualification
    • Flag of the United States Natalie Gulbis - Sacramento, California, California
    • Flag of Sweden Maria Hjorth - Falun, Sweden
    • Flag of the United States Brittany Lincicome - St. Petersburg, Florida, Florida
    • Flag of Brazil Angela Park - Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
  • Captain's Picks
    • Flag of Australia Nikki Campbell - Coventry, Australia
    • Flag of the United States Stacy Prammanasudh - Enid, Oklahoma, Oklahoma
  • Sponsor's Picks
    • Flag of the United States Nicole Castrale - Palm Desert, California, California
    • Flag of Scotland Catriona Matthew - Edinburgh, Scotland

Day One


December 7, 2007

Day one saw six foursome matches with each team putting two golfers on the course for each match, with the pairs playing alternate shots. Team Asia took a commanding lead in the Lexus Cup, winning all six matches. Only one of the six matches -- Sarah Lee and Meena Lee vs. Cristie Kerr and Nicole Castrale went to 18 holes.

Team Asia Results Team International
Jee Young Lee / Seon Hwa Lee Asia 3&1 Natalie Gulbis / Suzann Pettersen
Sarah Lee (golfer) / Meena Lee Asia 1 up Cristie Kerr / Nicole Castrale
Jeong Jang / Shi Hyun Ahn Asia 2&1 Angela Park / Nikki Campbell
Se Ri Pak / Kim In-kyung Asia 2&1 Morgan Pressel / Stacy Prammanasudh
Amy Hung / Ji Yai Shin Asia 4&2 Maria Hjorth / Brittany Lincicome
Candie Kung / Ayako Uehara (golfer) Asia 3&2 Annika Sörenstam / Catriona Matthew
6 Foursomes 0
6 Overall 0

Day Two


December 8, 2007

The teams competed in four ball competition on day two. Team Asia continued to dominate, increasing its lead to seven points. Team International posted its first points of the week with wins by partners Angela Park and Nikki Campbell, and by Cristie Kerr and Nicole Castrale.

Team Asia Results Team International
Jeong Jang / Shi Hyun Ahn International 3&2 Angela Park / Nikki Campbell
Jee Young Lee / Seon Hwa Lee Asia 2 up Natalie Gulbis / Suzann Pettersen
Sarah Lee (golfer) / Meena Lee International 3&2 Cristie Kerr / Nicole Castrale
Candie Kung / Ayako Uehara (golfer) Halved Stacy Prammanasudh / Morgan Pressel
Amy Hung / Ji Yai Shin Asia 2&1 Maria Hjorth / Brittany Lincicome
Se Ri Pak / Kim In-kyung Asia 1 up Annika Sörenstam / Catriona Matthew
3 ½ Four balls 2 ½
9 ½ Overall 2 ½

Day Three

December 9, 2007 Prior to the start of Day Three, it was announced that Suzann Pettersen had withdrawn from the singles matches due to a back injury. Pak, who had been battling a shoulder injury also sat out and the two captains agreed to halve the Pak-Pettersen match. [1]

Team Asia Results Team International
Candie Kung International 4&3 Annika Sörenstam
Jee Young Lee Asia 2&1 Nicole Castrale
Amy Hung International 3&1 Angela Park
Kim In-kyung Asia 2&1 Stacy Prammanasudh
Seon Hwa Lee Asia 3&2 Cristie Kerr
Sarah Lee (golfer) Asia 3&2 Nikki Campbell
Shi Hyun Ahn International 3&2 Maria Hjorth
Ayako Uehara (golfer) Halved Catriona Matthew
Jeong Jang International 2&1 Morgan Pressel
Meena Lee International 1 up Brittany Lincicome
Ji-Yai Shin Halved Natalie Gulbis
Se Ri Pak Halved Suzann Pettersen
5 ½ Singles 6 ½
15 Overall 9

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