Thursday, October 18, 2007

Cabrera wins Grand Slam of Golf

US Open champion Angel Cabrera overcame an atrocious start with a spectacular finish to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, outlasting Padraig Harrington in a playoff.

Cabrera recovered from a triple bogey on the opening hole that put him five shots behind with a birdie-eagle finish to close with a two-under 68 and get into a playoff with the British Open champion at Mid-Ocean Club.

He finally beat Harrington on the third extra hole with another booming tee shot and a 4-iron into 18 feet on the par-5 18th.

Cabrera took two putts for birdie, which was all he needed when Harrington hit into a deep bunker off the tee and still had four feet for par when the Argentine tapped in.

It was the first time Harrington, who closed with a 69, had trailed all afternoon.

Cabrera finished at 4-under 136, earning $US600,000 ($A674,574) from the tournament restricted to major champions...

Read full article here

The biggest disappointment of this event was that Tiger didn't play and it almost felt like the tournament didn't mean anything because of it (well for me anyway!).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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