Sergio Garcia born in Borriol, Spain is a professional golfer. He is most notably known for his strong iron play and accuracy. Garcia was introduced to golfing at the age of 3. After playing throughout his childhood and teenage life, he turned professional in golf in 1999.
Sergio Garcia Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$70 M|
|Full Name||Sergio Garcia Fernandez|
|Birth Date||January 9, 1980|
|Wife||Angela Akins Garcia|
Sergio Garcia Career
After starting his professional career, Garcia played in many golfing tournaments including European tours, PGA tours, and LIV Golf Invitational series. During his career as a professional golfer, Garcia has also won 36 international tournaments including 11 PGA tour wins and 16 European Tour wins. In 2008, he won Players Championship and in 2017 he won the Masters tournament. Garcia has spent almost 450 weeks in the top 10 of Official World Golf Ranking. After his 2008 win, Garcia performed very poorly in 2009 and 2010. However, he regained his form in 2011 and had a good season throughout the year.
In 2013, Garcia and Tiger Woods had a public feud due to 2013 Players Championships. Garcia faced some backlash after he made some racist comments against Woods. He later apologized for his behavior.
After his win at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in 2014, he secured a place for himself in top 10 ranking again. He was also a runner up at 2014 Open Championship. In 2017, during his 74th major championship tournament, Garcia won the Masters tournament and that made him the third Spanish player to achieve such a feat. Garcia has also won PGA tour events in three separate decades. In 2022, after a heated argument with a rules official which took place during PGA tour, it was speculated that Garcia will join the Saudi Arabia led LIV Golf tournament series. Following that, Garcia resigned from the PGA tours and joined LIV Golf tournaments.
Apart from this, Garcia was also the president and chairman of his hometown football club called CF Borriol.
On his debut as a professional golfer in 1999, Garcia was named Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the year. He was honored with Vardon trophy and Byron Nelson award in 2008. He was also named European Tour golfer of the year in 2017.
Garcia is known to be one of the most successful European golfers and as a result has become the only European player to produce most points in Ryders Cup.
Sergio Garcia Wife
Sergio Garcia is married to Golf Channel reporter Angela Akins. The couple got married in 2017 and shares two children.
Sergio Garcia Net Worth
In European tours career money list Garcia holds the third position. He is 9th on the PGA tour all-time career earning ranking. Hence, Garcia has made a total net worth of 70 million dollars. In addition to this, he also has sponsorship deals with BMW, goodr, and credit Suisse.
Sergio Garcia Height and Weight
|Hair colour||Dark brown|