On this day in 1999 the US Team of Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara won the World Cup of Golf at the Mines Resort and Golf Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It was the 45th World Cup. The tournament was a 72-hole stroke play team event (32 teams) with each team consisting of two players from a country. The combined score of each team determined the team results. Individuals also competed for the International Trophy. The prize money totaled $1,500,000 with $400,000 going to the winning pair and $100,000 to the top individual. The Americans won by five strokes over the Spanish team of Santiago Luna and Miguel Ángel Martín. Woods also took the Individual Trophy by nine strokes over Frank Nobilo of New Zealand.