Angel Cabrera: "I can't erase what I've done"

After being released from prison in August and serving two-thirds of his sentence (he was convicted of domestic violence and sentenced to three years and ten months), Angel Cabrera has returned to playing golf

by Andrea Gussoni
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Angel Cabrera: "I can't erase what I've done"
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After being released from prison in August and serving two-thirds of his sentence (he was convicted of domestic violence and sentenced to three years and ten months), Angel Cabrera has returned to playing golf.

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In Argentina, El Pato finished in tenth place with a score of 273 (-11) at the 88th edition of the Campeonato Abierto del Litoral.

"I cannot erase what I have done, but I must turn the page and do something different to put a really complicated period behind me," the 54-year-old from Cordoba recounted in an interview with Golf Digest. "I spent many nights in my cell thanking God for my imprisonment.

I made serious mistakes and the prison changed me," Cabrera emphasized.

Twice a Major champion, winner of the 2007 US Open and the 2009 Masters, the Argentine now dreams of playing in the tournament of tournaments, the Augusta temple of green.

"I have paid my debts, and I will work hard to clean up my image," Cabrera explained. The birth of another son, Felipe, has changed his life for the better in the past year. "It has made me stronger and will help me improve. I want to support him completely and make him a good person," the Argentine's hope.

Ángel Cabrera (Córdoba, 12 September 1969) is an Argentine golfer. His most important victory was the U.S. Open in 2007, becoming the first Argentine winner of the tournament and the second to win a Major, after Roberto De Vicenzo at the 1967 Open Championship.

In 2009, he will win his second Major title: the Augusta Masters, the first South American to wear the famous green jacket. The debut as a caddie at Eduardo Romero's clubs, here he will serve as a mentor and encourage his career.

Passed Pro at the age of 20 years, the échoue à three reprises on the tour of qualification to obtain the card on the European Circuit, before obtaining the card for the 1996 year. He won in 1999. After that, he regularly holds the premiership roles on the European circuit, having achieved a five-place finish in 2005.

He was the first to win on the European circuit at home for the Argentine Open in 2001. year where he figures on the European circuit programme. After all, the return of two other items on this circuit.

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