Jacobsen to Undergo Surgery

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- PGA Tour professional Peter Jacobsen today announced he will undergo emergency hip surgery, Tuesday, April 20, to repair a torn labrum on his left hip that has developed into a bone spur.
 
Peter JacobsenJacobsen will be unable to compete in any PGA Tour or Champions Tour events for the next six to eight weeks while he recuperates.

Jacobsen, a seven-time PGA Tour winner and a rookie on the Champions Tour, had the same arthroscopic hip surgery in May 2001.
 
This has been a very exciting year for me thus far. Im disappointed that Im faced with this injury and will not be able to play, said Jacobsen. But Im optimistic that I will have a quick recovery and be back in competition soon.
 
Jacobsens target for return is the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am, a Champions Tour event in Kansas City, Mo., held June 7 '14. Jacobsens sports management company, Peter Jacobsen Productions, Inc., manages the tournament.