Two-times major champion Angel Cabrera has been extradited from Brazil to his homeland of Argentina to face trial on charges he assaulted three former partners.
The 51-year-old Cabrera has been in jail since January when Brazil's federal police arrested him on an Interpol warrant.
Cabrera had spent months on the run from an Argentine case involving assault claims filed by former girlfriend, Cecilia Torres Mana.
Her case was unified with those of his former wife Silva Rivadero and former partner Micaela Escudero.
They accuse Cabrera of assault, intimidation and causing injuries.
One of the most accomplished golfers from South America, Cabrera won the US Open at Oakmont in 2007 by one shot over Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk.
He won the Masters in a playoff in 2009 and lost in a playoff at the Masters in 2013 to Australian Adam Scott.
Argentinian television networks on Tuesday showed Cabrera being handed over to local authorities in the border city of Puerto Iguazu.
He will be transported on Wednesday to his native Cordoba to face trial, expected to begin in July.
Cabrera's lawyer, Carlos Hairabedian, downplayed the allegations.
"The accusations come from long ago and he was not in jail because the facts attributed to him are insignificant," Hairabedian told TV Todo Noticias.
"They are light injuries."
In a recent interview, Torres Mana said Cabrera was controlling.
"We have to stop him so he leaves us at peace. He thinks you are his for the rest of your life and that you have to take the attacks and constant humiliation," she said.
The golfer travelled to the United States in July 2020 without asking for permission, as requested due to the investigation.
Prosecutors in Cordoba then issued an international arrest warrant.
Cabrera then travelled to Brazil, where he was arrested.