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Des Smyth

Profile: Des Smyth

Country: Ireland
Born: 12.2.53
Birthplace: Drogheda, Ireland
Residence: Drogheda, Ireland
Family:Wife: Vicki (m. 1981); Children: Karen (1982), Gregory (1984), Shane (1988)
European Tour International Schedule Victories: Total 8
Other Tournament Victories: Total 7
Turned Professional: 1974
Teams: Ryder Cup 1979, 81; Alfred Dunhill Cup 1985, 86, 87, 88 (winners), 00; World Cup 1979, 80, 82, 88, 89; Hennessy Cognac Cup 1980 (winners), 82 (winners), 84; UBS Cup 2001

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE

Years played: 1979, 81
Played 7, Won 2, Lost 5, Halved 0: Points 2

1979: The Greenbrier, W. Va; USA 17 Europe 11
Foursomes: Brown/Smyth lost to Irwin/Kite (7 and 6)
Singles: Smyth lost to Irwin (5 and 3)

1981: Walton Health GC, Surrey, England; USA 18½ Europe 9½
Foursomes: Gallacher/Smyth beat Irwin/Floyd (3 and 2)
Fourballs: Smyth/Cañizares beat Rogers/Lietzke (6 and 5)
Fourballs: Cañizares/Smyth lost to Nicklaus/Watson (3 and 2)
Foursomes: Smyth/Gallacher lost to Kite/Nelson (3 and 2)
Singles: Smyth lost to Crenshaw (6 and 4)

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2006 Official Partners

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