Trevor Immelman

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Tiger Woods Out for a Month

Surgery on left knee won't keep him out of US Open

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee today to repair cartilage damage, his second operation in five years on the same knee. He is expected to miss at least a month while he recovers. The surgery, announced on his Web site, came two days after Woods finished two... More »

My So-Called Masters

Augusta victor Immelman, like Johnson in 2007, a relative unknown

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman, winner of just one prior PGA tour, became the second straight upstart to claim the Masters at the Augusta National club, after Zach Johnson won it in 2007—an odds-defying trend in the relatively staid world of golf championships. ESPN golf columnist Bob Harig notes that Immelman led... More »

A Green Jacket for Immelman

28-year-old South African leads all four rounds, on way to 3-shot vwin over Woods

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman has never felt better. Four months after he had a tumor removed from his back, Immelman handled the wind and pressure of Augusta National far better than anyone chasing him Sunday to win the Masters, the first South African in a green jacket in 30 years. Immelman held... More »

Anyone But Masters Leads at Augusta

Tiger could still pull off comeback win, though he never has

(Newser) - As Tiger Woods finds himself six strokes back going into today's concluding round of the Augusta Masters tournament, ESPN takes a look at the unlikely foursome at the top of the leaderboard. Trevor Immelman is four months removed from a hospital visit, Brandt Snedeker is practically still a rookie, Steve... More »

Immelman Steady as Woods Lurks

Luck helps him keep two-stroke Masters lead with Tiger six back

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman watched one last shot turn out better than he expected today in the Masters, keeping him atop the leaderboard and Tiger Woods farther behind. Immelman was headed for at least double bogey on the 15th until his ball stopped on a steep slope toward the pond, allowing him... More »

Immelman Leads a Masters Full of Surprises

Snedeker, Mickelson hot on his trail; Tiger sits seven back

(Newser) - Trevor Immelman, who only four months ago was in a hospital in South Africa to recover from a benign tumor that doctors removed from his diaphragm, shot a second consecutive 4-under 68 to build a one-shot lead over Snedeker after two rounds of the Masters. Tiger Woods, at 1-under, needs... More »

Rose, Immelman Tied for Masters Round One Lead

Tiger Woods shoots even-par, four strokes back

(Newser) - Justin Rose and Trevor Immelman shot 4-under 68s for the clubhouse lead in the first round of the Masters today. On a warm, sunny opening day that featured Ian Poulter's hole-in-one, a solid start to Zach Johnson's title defense and Tiger Woods poised for a run at another green jacket,... More »

Woods, Stricker Advance in Match Play

Mickelson plays superbly, still falls short at wacky WGC event

(Newser) - Tiger Woods made easy 3-and-2 work of Arron Oberholser, but there was no shortage of exciting tete-a-tetes elsewhere in round two of the WGC Match Play Championship. Phil Mickelson's excellent performance was trumped by Stuart Appleby's sensational nine birdies; the lefty has yet to reach the event's quarterfinals. Also in... More »

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