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Is this a mearly a European tour event or does this event count towards the money list in America?
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Report Baggers November 7, 2009 8:49 AM GMT
WGC event so counts in US as well
Report no moves November 7, 2009 8:52 AM GMT
thankyou
Report Blessington November 7, 2009 2:07 PM GMT
Thats a good question? I don't think it does this year. Just looking at Wickapedia there is no mentioned that its a sanction US PGA tour event. And that would seem to be reinforced by the lack of Americans in it.

WGC-HSBC Champions
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Location People's Republic of China Shanghai, China
Established 2005
Course(s) Sheshan Golf Club
Par 72
Yardage 7,143
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Asian Tour
Sunshine Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Format Stroke play
Purse $7,000,000
Month played November
Tournament record score
Aggregate 268 David Howell (2005)
To-par -20 David Howell (2005)
Current champion
Sergio García

The WGC-HSBC Champions is a men's professional golf 72-hole tournament contested annually since 2005 in November on a course designed by Nelson & Haworth at the Sheshan Golf Club in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Starting in 2009, it will be a World Golf Championship event.

[b]Invitations for the event, which is sanctioned by four
Report the muppet moans November 7, 2009 6:11 PM GMT
Largely irrelevant I would guess as US money list doesn't end til end of next weeks Childrens Miracle - I think
Report Baggers November 7, 2009 6:18 PM GMT
WGC event - deffo counts as co sponsored by pgatour and winners from there get places

3) Winners from 23 PGA TOUR cosponsored events in 2009, identified as those 23 PGA TOUR events from 2008 with the highest Official World Golf Ranking Strength of Field Rating, having a rating of 40 points or more.
1. Mercedes-Benz Championship (Ogilvy, Geoff - already qualified)
2. Sony Open - Johnson, Zach
3. FBR Open - Perry, Kenny
4. Buick Invitational - Watney, Nick
5. AT&T Pebble Beach - Johnson, Dustin
6. Northern Trust Open (Mickelson, Phil - already qualified)
7. Honda Classic - (Yang, Yong-Eun - already qualified)
8. Transitions Championship - Goosen, Retief
9. Arnold Palmer Invitational - (Woods, Tiger - already qualified)
10. Shell Houston Open - Casey, Paul
11. Verizon Heritage - Gay, Brian
12. Zurich Classic of New Orleans - Kelly, Jerry
13. Quail Hollow Championship - O'Hair, Sean
14. HP Byron Nelson Championship - Sabbatini, Rory
15. Crowne Plaza Colonial - Stricker, Steve
16. Memorial Tournament - (Woods, Tiger - already qualified)
17. St. Jude Classic - (Gay, Brain - already qualified)
18. Travelers Championship - (Perry, Kenny - already qualified)
19. AT&T National - (Woods, Tiger - already qualified)
20. The Barclays - Slocum, Heath
21. Deutsche Bank Championship - (Stricker, Steve - already qualified)
22. BMW Championship - (Woods, Tiger - already qualified)
23. TOUR Championship - (Mickelson, Phil - already qualified)
Report Baggers November 7, 2009 6:24 PM GMT
I stand corrected

World Golf Championships (WGC): A set of events co-sanctioned by the International Federation of PGA Tours which attract the leading golfers from all over the world, including those who are not members of the PGA Tour. Note that the HSBC Champions was made a WGC event mid-season. It will not count as an official money event or an official win, but the winner will be invited to the 2010 winners-only SBS Championship (previously known as the Mercedes-Benz Championship)
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