HONOLULU — Bernhard Langer of West Germany and Sandy Lyle of Britain, winners of this year's Masters and British Open, lead a list of 24 professionals for next month's $800,000 World Championship of Golf on the island of Maui, it was announced.
Langer and Lyle will be on the European team in the competition, which will be held Nov. 6-9 at the Kapalua Bay Course. Also on the European squad will be Seve Ballesteros of Spain, who has won the Masters once and the British Open twice.
The U.S. squad will include this year's leading money winner on the PGA Tour, Curtis Strange, and Raymond Floyd, who has won the Masters and two PGA championships. Also on the team are Lanny Wadkins, Mark O'Meara, Calvin Peete and Corey Pavin. Roger Maltbie will be the alternate.
Rounding out the European team will be Sam Torrance, Howard Clark and Gordon Brand Junior, all of Great Britain. The alternate will be Ian Woosnam.