RETIEF GOOSEN RUMORS

Injury forces Goosen out of US Open

Two-time champion Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the US Open because of a back injury. The US Golf Association said Thursday that the 44-year-old South African player, the tournament winner in 2001 and 2004, pulled out because of the injury that also forced him to withdraw from the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship. Goosen's spot in the June 13-16 event...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Retief Goosen withdraws from US Open

Two-time champion Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of a back injury. The U.S. Golf Association said Thursday that the 44-year-old South African player, the tournament winner in 2001 and 2004, pulled out because of the injury that also forced him to withdraw from the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship. Goosen's spot in the June 13-16...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Goosen undergoes back surgery

Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen has undergone back surgery to alleviate pain that has hampered him this season. Goosen said the surgery had "gone well," but did not give any details about his timetable for recovery. "I am looking forward to returning to the Tour fully fit and, in the meantime, I plan to put my feet up, enjoy watching the golf on TV and relish...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

RETIEF GOOSEN Plays His Way Out Of Contention At Transitions Championship

It looked as though we might have seen the Retief Goosen of old after yesterdays round at the Transitions Championship. It is very difficult to win golf tournaments while you’re battling on the PGA tour. Goosen has been in terrible pain, just for him to go out and swing a club is amazing. You could see from his start today Goosen was having problems. Retief opened his final round...
Via USA Sports 360
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Furyk – Goosen Top The Leaderboard At Transitions Championship

Retief Goosen played through his back pain today to shoot a 65 in his third round at the Transitions Championship today. Joining Goosen a top the leader board is another familiar face Jim Furyk made his way to 11 under par after shooting a 66 in his third round. Both Goosen and Furyk know how to win a golf tournament. Jason Dufner held the overnight lead, he played well today but...
Via USA Sports 360
March 17, 2012  |  1 Comment

Goosen chasing berth in Masters

Retief Goosen was about ready to give up. His lower back was in so much pain that he decided to withdraw next week from Bay Hill so he could get treatment. A double bogey late in his round knocked him nine spots down the leaderboard, which he figured was the end of his hopes to get into the Masters. One day later, everything changed. Goosen ran off three straight birdies on the...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Hara leads, Goosen 1 back at South African Open

Steven O'Hara shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a one-shot lead over Retief Goosen and Merrick Bremner after the second round of the South African Open.
Via CBSSports
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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