Cabrera vs. Glover

Two of the 2009 major championship winners will face off against one another in the opening round of the 2009 PGA Championship on Thursday, Aug. 13.

The final major of the year tees off from Hazeltine in Chaska, Minn., and one of the featured pairings is 2009 Masters champion Angel Cabrera facing 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover.

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According to oddsmakers at online sports book, Cabrera is the slight favorite with a line of -130 while Glover has an even betting line.

Cabrera is a two-time major winner, taking the 2007 U.S. Open and the 2009 Masters championships. This year, Cabrera is averaging a score of 70.3 in the first round of majors and over the last two years, Cabrera has a 72.8 average. In the 2008 PGA Championship, Cabrera shot a 70 in the first round.

Glover has only appeared in three majors over the last two years, carrying an average of 73 per first round. In the last two majors, Glover has carded a 69 and 72 respectively. Glover’s win in the 2009 U.S. Open was his first major championship victory.

This pairing tees off Thursday at 2:35 p.m. Television coverage for the round begins at 2 p.m. ET on TNT.

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Posted: 8/12/09 3:41PM ET

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