Also known as:El Pato (The Duck)
Born:Sept 12, 1969 in Córdoba, Argentina.
Original/Home Club:Córdoba, Argentina
MAJORS (2). Presidents Cup player (2005, '07, '09, '13). Multiple wins on the European and other international tours.
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.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
Played as the 50th Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Won by defending champion Cabrera (Arg).
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].
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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
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New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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