Who's who in golf - Trevor Immelman


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Name: - Trevor John Immelman
Country: - South Africa
Born : - Dec 16, 1979 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Original Home/Club: - Cape Town, SA
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1999

Roll of Honour

Majors (1). Presidents Cup player (2005, '07). 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

2008Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National280 (-8)$1,350,000
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].
2007Men AfricaNedbank Golf ChallengeGary Player CC272 (-16)$1,200,000
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].
2006Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill271 (-13)$900,000
Played as the Cialis Western Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Mathew Goggin (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Immelman (RSA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
2006Men AwardsRookie of Yr - PGA Tr$3,844,189see Score
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.
2004Men AfricaSouth African OpenErinvale276 (-12)€113,536
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].
2004Men EuropeTPC of EuropeSt Leon Rot271 (-17)€500,000
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].
2003Men AfricaDimension Data Pro-AmGary Player CC271 (-17)R317,000
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].
2003Men AfricaSouth African OpenErinvale274 (-14)€121,670
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].
2002Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR2,044,279see Score
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.
2000Men AfricaKenya OpenMuthaiga GC270 (-14)€18,691
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].
1998Men AmateurUS Public Links (Men)Torrey Pines3 & 2amateur
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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