BUENOS AIRES — Argentinian golfer Angel Cabrera, a former Masters and U.S. Open champion, was sentenced Wednesday to 2 years in jail on prices he assaulted his former accomplice.
A court docket within the province of Cordoba, 500 miles northwest of Buenos Aires, convicted the 51-year-old of assaulting, threatening and harassing Cecilia Torres Mana, his accomplice between 2016 and 2018.
Cabrera, who denied within the trial any wrongdoing, will serve his sentence instantly.
“His scenario is way more advanced than this, he has different prices for which there are arrest warrants, too. There are different victims,” prosecutor Laura Battistelli informed TV channel Todo Noticias.
The primary prices introduced have been for his assault of Torres Mana. Two different former companions additionally mentioned he assaulted them.
The golfer traveled to america in July 2020 with out searching for permission, which led the province of Cordoba to request his arrest.
Cabrera was arrested by Interpol brokers in Rio de Janeiro in January. Final month he was extradited from Brazil to Argentina so he may face trial.
He received the U.S. Open at Oakmont in 2007, beating Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk by one shot. He additionally triumphed in a Masters playoff in 2009 and misplaced a playoff in the identical occasion in 2013 to Adam Scott.