2011 Seve Trophy

This was the seventh time the Seve Trophy was played. After the Great Britain/Ireland victory, the overall standings in the event's history was Great Britain & Ireland 6, Continental Europe 1.

Final Score: Great Britain & Ireland 15.5, Continental Europe 12.5

Dates Played: Sept. 15-18, 2011

Location: Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Breteche in Paris, France

Team Captains: Jean Van de Velde (Europe) and Paul McGinley (GB&I)

Team Rosters: Continental Europe - Francesco Molinari, Anders Hansen, Thomas Bjorn, Matteo Manassero, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Alex Noren, Pablo Larrazabal, Nicolas Colsaerts, Peter Hanson, Raphael Jacquelin. Great Britain & Ireland - Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Darren Clarke, Simon Dyson, Ross Fisher, Mark Foster, Robert Rock, Jamie Donaldson, David Horsey, Scott Jamieson.

Notes: Once again the GB&I side opened a big lead heading into singles. This time the advantage was 11.5 to 6.5, built on Day 3 when GB& won 6 of the available 8 points. The win was GB&I's sixth consecutive in the Seve Trophy.

Day One Results


  • Simon Dyson/Jamie Donaldson, GBI, def. Miguel Angel Jimenez/Pablo Larrazabal, EUR, 2 and 1
  • Scott Jamieson/Ross Fisher, GBI, def. Peter Hanson/Raphael Jacquelin, EUR, 6 and 4
  • Anders Hansen/Francesco Molinari, EUR, def. Mark Foster/Lee Westwood, GBI, 1-up
  • Darren Clarke/David Horsey, GBI, def. Nicolas Colsaerts/Matteo Manassero, EUR, 1-up
  • Robert Rock/Ian Poulter, GBI, def. Thomas Bjorn/Alexander Noren, EUR, 5 and 3

Score after Day 1: GB&I 4, Continental Europe 1

Day Two Results


  • Thomas Bjorn/Raphael Jacquelin, EUR, halved with Simon Dyson/Jamie Donaldson, GBI
  • Peter Hanson/Alexander Noren, EUR, def. Robert Rock/Ian Poulter, GBI, 5 and 3
  • Nicolas Colsaerts/Matteo Manassero, EUR, def. Scott Jamieson/Ross Fisher, GBI, 2-up
  • Mark Foster/Lee Westwood, GBI, def. Anders Hansen/Francesco Molinari, EUR, 5 and 3
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez/Pablo Larrazabal, EUR, def. Darren Clarke/David Horsey, GBI, 3 and 2

Score for Day 2 session: Continental Europe 3.5, GB&I 1.5
Cumulative score after two days: GB&I 5.5, Continental Europe 3.5

Day Three Results


  • Simon Dyson/Jamie Donaldson, GBI, def. Nicolas Colsaerts/Matteo Manassero, EUR, 2 and 1
  • Peter Hanson/Alexander Noren, EUR, halved with David Horsey/Darren Clarke, GBI
  • Ian Poulter/Ross Fisher, GBI, def. Thomas Bjorn/Raphael Jacquelin, EUR, 2&1
  • Lee Westwood/Scott Jamieson, GBI, def. Miguel Angel Jimenez/Pablo Larrazabal, EUR, 4 and 3


  • Francesco Molinari/Matteo Manassero, EUR, halved with Robert Rock/Jamie Donaldson, GBI
  • Thomas Bjorn/Anders Hansen, EUR, def. Ross Fisher/Mark Foster, GBI, 3 and 2
  • Simon Dyson/Ian Poulter, GBI, def. Pablo Larrazabal/Alexander Noren, EUR, 3 and 1
  • Lee Westwood/David Horsey, GBI, def. Raphael Jacquelin/Nicolas Colsaerts, EUR, 4 and 3

Score for Day 3 session: GB&I 6, Continental Europe 2
Cumulative score after three days: GB&I 11.5, Continental Europe 6.5

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