Johnson withdraws from the Masters

Dustin Johnson, a five-time champion of the PGA Tour, pulled out of Masters due to back injury that aggravated when he lifted a jet ski, his agent confirmed.

On Twitter, Johnson regarded his injury as “tweaked back.” He also tweeted that he was so eager to walk at the Augusta fairways and accomplish what he had been practicing.

Cabrera Withdraws from The Players Championships

2012 is hardly five months old and alre4ady we have seen withdrawals from some major golfing events of players under excuses that would hardly have been held up as a suitable explanation not more than 15 years ago, but times have changed and with that, the golfers have learned to innovate their excuses as well as evident in the withdrawal of some of the golfers in the tournaments already in the year.

It seems that anytime someone goes through a bad round on the course, he shuts his trunks and heads back home.


Angel Cabrera pulled out after 9 holes in his 2nd round of the Zurich Classic due to a muscle cramp in his left leg, the PGA TOUR's media page on Twitter said.

Similar incidents have occurred in Cabrera's past - he withdrew thirty holes into an event in Argentina due to the same injury.


It was only three years back that Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera won The Masters in 2009 triggering mass hysteria in his native country but today, the fact that he is heading to play in Puerto Rico Open instead of playing in the World Golf Championship: Cadillac Championships goes to show just how far he has fallen since his days of glory.

The former world number five has slumped all the way down to 169th in the latest rankings golf rankings and this slump in the career of Cabrera is just a forewarning to all the young players that they can take nothing for granted in the sport.



One of the major things stopping Angel Cabrera from becoming a worldwide name is that for much of the time he is off the radar and it's difficult for people to keep a track of his whereabouts and current updates.

Although he has won quite a number of tournaments for himself in the golfing circuit, he has not been able to make himself popular like Messi in his home country Argentina, so no-one is quite sure where he is - or what tournament he is playing in.


Spencer Levin followed in Angel Cabrera's footsteps when he birdied the par-four 17th on his way to dominating the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, on Friday.

In the quest of his very first victory on PGA tour, Spencer fired an flawless eight-under-par 63 at the Scottsdale to put up a 14-under total of 128. Levin parred the last to end six ahead of John Huh, the player who returned a 7 birdie 66.

Jason Dufner and Ryan Palmer, the leaders of the first round carded 72s to rest a further 2 strokes back at 6 under, level with Bo Van Pelt, Ben Crane and Bubba Watson, the fellow Americans.



Angel Cabrera is all set to defend his master’s title this season and make some changes to his game play so that he can manage to put on a tough fight.

The problem that Angel usually faces is that he is usually under the radar most of the time and people are unaware of his whereabouts and achievements. In Argentina as of now, he still hasn’t got much response from the sports enthusiasts, who are all in praise for Lionel Messi at the moment.


Angel Cabrera was left awestruck after his return to the Augusta National for the defence of his US Masters title. The return has left the forty year old emotional.

About a year ago, Angel Cabrera won his second major title, which earned him the prestigious right to a much coveted spot in the champions’ locker room of Augusta. Angel Cabrera fought off the challenge of both Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell to win the title.


angel Cabrera has his eyes on the prize in Malaysia, hoping to take the trophy after a disappointing season.

The former Major champion has spent much of the year in the lower orders in competitions, but believes that he is finally hitting the kind of form necessary to win tournaments.

"I have not had a good year up until a couple of weeks ago at Sea Island and I'm going to try my hardest to have a good week," said the Argentinean.



Angel Cabrera is definitely one of the favourites to lift the U.S. Open this season. Cabrera performed well at the Masters and at one point appeared to have a shot at winning the event. However, he was unable to win the event, but did secure a top ten finish.

The Congressional is expected to favor hard hitters at this year's course and there aren't many that can hit the ball further than Cabrera.