The 12th annual World Golfers Championship and Invitational were held November 17-24 at the Wild Coast Sun, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and played at the Wild Coast Sun CC and Port Shepstone GC.
Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Golf Coast of South Africa hosted the 2006 world finals in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a world-renown destination with awe-inspiring landscapes, pristine natural habitats and some of the best golf courses in the world!
Wild Coast Sun hole 18Wild Coast Sun Hotel south of Port Edward occupies one of the most dramatic stretches of the coastline of South Africa’s Golf Coast. Wild Coast Sun is renown for it’s abundance of choices for holiday visitors such as gambling, squash, tennis, volleyball, two theatres with top class entertainment, a movie theatre, and of course golf, just to name a few.
Wild Coast Sun Country Club truly offers a memorable experience with its ocean-front location, high tees, and rich greens where the elements come into play. This wonderful course was designed by Robert Trent Jones and is currently ranked 7th in South Africa..
Port Shepstone offers nine holes of parkland style play, with wooded fairways filled with indigenous trees such as the towering Mstintsi. The remaining nine holes are in links style, with wide open fairways.
Port Shepstone was founded in 1867 and is one of Kwa-Zulu Natal’s most highly sought after beach side resorts.
2006 World Champions
World Team Champions
WGC: Malaysia: K C Lim, C Y Eng, Steven Ooi, Joseph Chey, Chai Yong Heng, Carol Tan
WGI: Malaysia: Int’l Paint: James Tan, Roland Fong
World Individual Champions
Flight 0-5 Tomas Malec, Czech Republic
Flight 6-10 C.Y. Eng, Malaysia
Flight 11-15 Alexander Petrov, Russia
Flight 16-20 Miroslav Cuda, Czech Republic
Flight 21-25 Philipp Pilz, Germany
Flight 26-30 Per Lennartsson, Sweden
Flight 0-5 Mikael Johansson, Ullna Golf
Flight 6-10 Tian Loo Hwee, WGC MY
Flight 11-15 Manuel Torrades, Spain
Flight 16-20 James Tan, International Paint
Flight 21-25 Hercules Venter, Globalgolf 2
Flight 26-30 Ingrid Nordh, Royal Sweden