25 Nov 2009

Smail/Lee represent NZ at World Cup of Golf

8:36 am on 25 November 2009

New Zealand's top ranked golfers David Smail and Danny Lee tee off tomorrow in the World Cup of Golf at the Mission Hills course in southern China.

Pairs from 28 nations will be playing for a purse of 7.6 million dollars, and New Zealand's playing partners in the opening round are France.

Henrik Stenson and Robert Karlsson are back to defend the title for Sweden, while the perennial favourites the United States are represented by Nick Watney and John Merrick, ranked respectively 31st and 139th in the world.