1997 GC World Championship - Cairo, Egypt - Winner: Salah Hassan (EGY)

The 2nd WCF Golf Croquet World Championship

Venue: Cairo, Egypt

Dates: 3-10 October 1997

Champion: Salah Hassan (Egypt)

Finalist: Walid Salah (Egypt)

 

Final Knockout Results

First Round

K. Younis (Egypt) beat G. Marcora (Italy)+4 +5;

G. Donati (Italy) beat P. Payne (Switzerland) -2 -4 +2;

W. Salah (Egypt) beat A. Pravettoni (Italy) +5 +5;

C. Von Schmieder (Ireland) beat R. Al-Alami (Palestine) +2 -2 +3;

S. Eryan (Egypt) beat M. Power (Ireland) +5 +6;

N. Hassan (Egypt) beat J, Shorten (Ireland) +3 +1;

M. Najarian (USA) beat G. Tomes (South Africa) +1 +5;

M. Kamal (USA) beat N. Al-Shanti (Palestine) +6 +3;

I. Abdelwahab (USA) beat S. Curry (Qualifier) +4 -7 +6;

S. Abdelwahab (USA) beat R. Brand (WCF wild card) +4 +2:

H. El-Shobaki (Egypt) beat A. Hutchinson (Qualifier) +3 +5;

I. Brand (WCF wiid card) beat M. Burrow (Jersey) -3 +2 +2;

K. El-Haj (Palestine) beat F. Rogerson (Ireland) +1 +2:

S. Hassan (Egypt) beat E. Dymock (England) +1 +2;

A. Hamdi (Egypt; beat S. Miles (England), +3 +1:

H. Abousbaa (Egvptt beat S. Jones (England) +4 +5.

Second Round

K. Younis beat G. Donati +5 +2;

W. Salah beat C. Von Schmieder +2 +2;

N. Hassan beat S. Eryan +5 -1 +2;

M. Najarian beat M. Kama! +2 +1;

S. Abdelwahab beat I. Abdelwahab +2 +4;

H. El-Shobaki beat I. Brand +2 +5:

S. Hassan beat K. El-Haj +5 +6;

A. Hamdi beat H. Abousbaa -3 +3 +1.

Quarter-Finals

W. Salah beat K. Younis +1 -1 +4;

N. Hassan beat M. Najarian +4 +2;

H. El-Shobaki beat S. Abdelwahab +2 +2;

S. Hassan beat A. Hamdi -2 +4 +2.

Semi-Finals

W. Saiah beat N, Hassan +2 +2;

S. Hassan beat H. El-Shobaki -3 +2, +4

Final

S. Hassan beat W. Salah -2 +3 +2 +1