Who's who: Ángel Cabrera

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Who's who: Ángel Cabrera

  • Name:

    Ángel Cabrera
  • Also known as:

    El Pato (The Duck)
  • Country:

    Argentina
  • Born:

    Sept 12, 1969 in Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Córdoba, Argentina
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1989
  • Website:

    https://www.angelcabrera.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2). Presidents Cup player (2005, '07, '09, '13). Multiple wins on the European and other international tours.

Did you know?

Cabrera is an international golfer who plays mainly on the European, US PGA and South American Tours. To date his only wins in official PGA Tour events have been in major championships.

Top tournaments won by Ángel Cabrera

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

119 (-25)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

PNC

Played as the PNC Father/Son Challenge (Dec 14-17; post-season 36-hole scramble event). Second-placed David Duval & stepson Nick Karavites (USA) and Bernhard & Jason Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Angel Cabrera & Angel Cabrera Jr (Arg), who became the third team to win on their debut. [Ritz-Carlton GC, Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

$1,170,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Greenbrier Classic (July 3-6). Second-placed George McNeill (USA) finished 2 shots behind Cabrera (Arg), who recorded his third PGA Tour win, the first two coming in major championships. [Old White TPC course, Greenbrier GC, White Sulphur Springs, WV].

2012
America
270 (-18)
US$22,500
Visa/Peugeot

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

US$22,500

Title sponsor

Visa/Peugeot

Played as the VISA Open de Argentina presented by Peugeot (Dec 13-16; PGA Tr Latinoamérica season-ending event). Miguel Carballo (Arg) and Oscar Frausto (Mex) finished in second place behind Cabrera (Arg). [Nordelta GC, Tigre, Buenos Aires].

2009
Majors
276 (-12)
$1,350,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

x

The Masters Tournament (73rd) (April 9-12). Cabrera (Arg) beat Kenny Perry (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-4 10th). Chad Campbell (USA) was eliminated at the first extra hole. This was Cabrera's second Major and a first time win for a South American in this event. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

2007
America
277 (-7)
US$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

US$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Torneo de Maestros (Argentine Masters) (Oct 24-27; Tour de las Americas event). Cabrera (Arg) beat Ricardo Gonzalez (Arg) in a playoff. [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

2007
America
136 (-4)
$600,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

136 (-4)

Prize money

$600,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Oct 16/17; 36-hole unofficial PGA Tour event for the season's four Major winners). Tied after 36 holes, Cabrera (US Open) beat Padriag Harrington (The Open) with a birdie at the third playoff hole (par-5 18th). Third on 138 was Jim Furyk (standing in for US PGA winner Tiger Woods). Fourth on 139 was Zach Johnson (The Masters). [Mid Ocean Club, Tucker's Town, Bermuda].

2007
Asia
276 (-8)
US$634,000
Barclays

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

US$634,000

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as the Barclays Singapore Open (Nov 1-4; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Cabrera (Arg), who birdied the par-5 final hole to secure the win. [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].

2007
Majors
285 (+5)
$1,260,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

285 (+5)

Prize money

$1,260,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (107th) (June 14-17). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Cabrera (Arg), who became the first Argentinian to claim the US Open title. [Oakmont CC, nr Pittsburgh, PA].

2005
America
278 (-6)
US$13,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

US$13,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Torneo de Maestros (Argentine Masters) (Nov 3-6; Tour de las Américas event; played for the first time since 2001). Julio Zapata (Arg) finished in second place behind Cabrera (Arg), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

2005
Europe
273 (-15)
€666,660
BMW

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW Championship (May 26-29). Second-placed Paul McGinley (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Cabrera (Arg). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].

2002
Europe
278 (-10)
€294,357
Benson & Hedges

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

€294,357

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 9-12). Second-placed Barry Lane (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Cabrera (Arg). [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Abierto de la Republica (Argentine Open) (Nov 25-28; Tr de las Américas event). Jose Coceres (Arg) finished in second place behind defending champion Cabrera (Arg). [Hurlingham Club, Buenos Aires].

2001
America
268 (-12)
€130,697
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

€130,697

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de Argentina (March 29-Apr 1; co-sanctioned with Eurpn Tr). Second-placed Carl Pettersson (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Cabrera (Arg). [Jockey Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Torneo de Maestros (Argentine Masters) (Dec 6-9; not played in 2000, and played for the last time until 2005). Second-placed Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Cabrera (Arg). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Venue

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the 50th Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Won by defending champion Cabrera (Arg).

1999
America
271 (-13)
Telefonica

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Telefonica

Played as the Argentine Masters (Torneo de Maestros) Telefonica (not played in 2000). Scott Dunlap (USA), Constantino Rocca (Italy) and Fabian Montovia finished in second place behind Cabrera (Arg). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cabrera, Angel

Score

265 (-19)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished in second place behind Cabrera (Arg). [Sao Paulo GC, Santo Amoro, Sao Paulo, Brazil].

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