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    2005
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Rafa Cabrera Bello

Cabrera-Bello

Cabrera-Bello’s best major finish to date came at Royal Birkdale in 2017, where he finished in a tie for fourth at The Open a week after winning the Scottish Open.

Cabrera-Bello
  • T-4th, Royal Birkdale 2017

    Best Open Finish

  • 2012

    Open debut

  • Skiing, Water Sports

    Special Interests

Cabrera-Bello’s best major finish to date came at Royal Birkdale in 2017, where he finished in a tie for fourth at The Open a week after winning the Scottish Open.

Rafa Cabrera-Bello

That took the Canary Islander to a career-high 16th in the world, almost a year on from a Ryder Cup debut in which he was the only unbeaten member of Darren Clarke’s side. Cabrera-Bello combined with compatriot Sergio Garcia for a win and a half before overcoming PGA champion Jimmy Walker in the singles.

He beat Rory McIlroy to take third place in the 2016 WGC-Dell Match Play Championship, came joint fifth in the Olympics and posted another World Golf Championships third-place finish in Mexico in 2018.

As a 17-year-old amateur he was fourth in the 2002 Spanish Open, while in 2009 he fired a European Tour record-equalling final round of 60 to win the Austrian Open by one. His 30-foot eagle putt on the last was for the circuit’s first 59, but he had to settle for birdie.

Three years later his second title also came by a single stroke at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Four top-four finishes in 2019 included a tie for third at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida.

Venue
Finish
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Par
Royal St George's 2021
70
73
-
-
143
3
Royal Portrush 2019
m/c
73
75
-
-
-
M/C
Carnoustie 2018
74
74
70
76
72
292
8
Royal Birkdale 2017
T4
67
73
67
68
275
-5
Royal Troon 2016
T39
68
71
75
74
288
4
St Andrews 2015
T40
71
73
68
71
283
-5
Royal Liverpool 2014
M/C
70
77
-
-
-
M/C
Muirfield 2013
T21
67
74
76
74
291
7
Royal Lytham & St Annes 2012
T81
70
71
76
77
294
14

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