Who's who: Trevor Immelman

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Who's who: Trevor Immelman

  • Name:

    Trevor John Immelman
  • Country:

    South Africa
  • Born:

    Dec 16, 1979 in Cape Town, S Africa.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1999

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Masters (2008). Presidents Cup player (2005, '07). South African Amateur champion (1997). Multiple wins on the European and other international tours.

Did you know?

Immelman was born into a golfing family, and started playing golf at age 5. His father, Johan, was previously the commissioner of the Sunshine Tour in South Africa.

Top tournaments won by Trevor Immelman

2008
Majors
280 (-8)
$1,350,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

x

The Masters Tournament (72nd) (April 10-13). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Immelman (RSA), who recorded his first major championship victory. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$1,200,000

Title sponsor

Nedbank

Played as the Nedbank Golf Challenge (Nov 29-Dec 2; Sunshine Tr event; limited field of 12 top tour professionals). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Immelman (RSA). [Gary Player CC, Sun City Resort, North West Prov, South Africa].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Cialis

Played as the Cialis Western Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Mathew Goggin (USA) finished 2 shots behind 26-year-old Trevor Immelman (RSA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].

2006
Awards
$3,844,189
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Venue

Score

$3,844,189

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Immelman (RSA) won the PGA Tour 2006 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished seventh on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $3,844,189.

2004
Europe
271 (-17)
€500,000
Deutsche Bank/SAP

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Deutsche Bank/SAP

Played as the Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe (May 20-23). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Immelman (RSA). [St Leon course, GC St Leon-Rot, nr Heidelberg, Germany].

2004
Africa
276 (-12)
€113,536
SA Airways

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€113,536

Title sponsor

SA Airways

Played as the South African Airways Open (Jan 15-18; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Steve Webster (Eng) and Alastair Forsyth (Scot) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Immelman (RSA). Immelman became the first back-to-back winner of this event since Gary Player in 1976-77. [Erinvale GC, Somerset West, Western Cape, RSA].

2003
Africa
274 (-14)
€121,670
SA Airways

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

€121,670

Title sponsor

SA Airways

Played as the South African Airways Open (Jan 9-12; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). First-time European Tour winner Immelman (RSA) beat Tim Clark (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Erinvale GC, Somerset West, Western Cape, RSA].

2003
Africa
271 (-17)
R317,000
Dimension Data

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

R317,000

Title sponsor

Dimension Data

Played as the Dimension Data Pro-Am (Jan 23-26; Sunshine Tr 2002/03 season). Second-placed Andrew McLardy (RSA) and Bruce Vaughan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Immelman (RSA). [Gary Player CC, Sun City Resort, North West Prov, RSA].

2002
Awards
R2,044,279
see Score
Sunshine Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Venue

Score

R2,044,279

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Sunshine Tr

2002/03 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won by Immelman (RSA) with season earnings of R2,044,279. Mark Foster (Eng) was second with R1,110,935; Hennie Otto (RSA) was third with R877,118.

2000
Africa
270 (-14)
€18,691
Tusker

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

€18,691

Title sponsor

Tusker

Played as the Tusker Kenya Open (March 9-12; Eurpn Challenge Tr event). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind 20-year-old Immelman (RSA). [Muthaiga GC, Nairobi, Kenya].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Immelman, Trevor

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Immelman (RSA) beat Jason Dufner (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].

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