Sergio Garcia

  • Matt Jones' playoff chip-in wins Houston Open April 7, 2014

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Jones told his caddy he was about to make a 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole at the Houston Open. The Australian did just that on Sunday, earning his first PGA Tour win in spectacular fashion - and changing his immediate travel plans in the process. Jones, who...
  • Kuchar takes four-shot lead at Houston Open April 6, 2014

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open. The six-time PGA Tour winner, who closed with a final-round 75 on his way to a fourth-place finish last week, will have the opportunity to show what he...
  • Espanyol beat Malaga, Elche and Athletic draw in La Liga March 26, 2014

    Madrid: A second-half goal from Luis "Pizzi" Afonso earned Espanyol a 2-1 victory at Malaga in the Spanish league on Tuesday, while Elche held fourth-place Athletic Bilbao to a 0-0 draw. Cristian Stuani laid the ball off for Sergio Garcia to smash home an angled shot as Espanyol took the lead...
  • Bhullar finishes 22nd as Garcia wins Qatar Masters January 25, 2014

    Doha: Gaganjeet Bhullar rounded off the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with a creditable three-under 69 and finished tied 22nd in the second leg of three-event Middle East swing. Bhullar, who was in top-10 after the first day, ended at nine-under 279, even as Spaniard Sergio Garcia beat Finland's Mikko Illonen in...
  • Lahiri moves to tied second in Thailand Championships December 14, 2013

    Bangkok: Anriban Lahiri continued his great run this season, playing a sharp round of five-under 67 to move to tied second at the end of day three at the USD one million Thailand Golf Championships here. With one more round to go, Spaniard Sergio Garcia (65) seemed to run away from...
  • Garcia grabs lead after weather-delayed first round December 6, 2013

    Sun City: Two time winner Sergio Garcia shot a six-under-par 66 to grab a one-stroke lead after the completion of the weather-delayed first round at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Friday. Denmark's Thomas Bjorn, Welshman Jamie Donaldson and Gonzalo Fdez-Castano of Spain carded 67 apiece as the elite 30-man field completed...
  • Espanyol beat Athletic Bilbao 3-2 in Spanish League September 24, 2013

    Spain: Two goals by Victor Sanchez and one by Sergio Garcia gave Espanyol a thrilling 3-2 home win against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Monday. Espanyol midfielder Sanchez intercepted Bilbao goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz's clearance and, having spotted a gap, risked using his less-favored left foot to fire a beautifully...
  • Garcia leads a low-scoring pace in Boston September 2, 2013

    Norton: On a TPC Boston softened by so much rain that the third round Sunday had to be started over, Sergio Garcia kept his nose in front and gave himself a two-shot cushion at the Deutsche Bank Championship with a birdie on the final hole as darkness settled over New...
  • Garcia grabs the lead in Boston September 1, 2013

    Norton, Massachusetts: Sergio Garcia opened with five birdies in seven holes, closed with an eagle, and wound up as the guy everyone was chasing on Saturday at the Deutsche Bank Championship. By everyone, that means 28 players within six shots of his lead with 36 holes to play. And somehow, that...
  • Schwartzel in early share of US Open lead at Merion June 14, 2013

    Ardmore, Pennsylvania: Clouds gave way to peeks of sunshine, squeegees gave way to putters, and the 13th hole gave way to birdies during the first round of the U.S. Open's return to Merion Golf Club on Thursday. Drenching storms caused a 3 1/2-hour delay, halting play less than two hours after...
  • Garcia leaves apology note for Tiger over racial jibe June 12, 2013

    Pennsylvania: Sergio Garcia on Tuesday made repeated apologies for the "fried chicken" jibe he directed at Tiger Woods last month, saying he "felt terrible" and had left a note for the American in his locker. Though the two players shook hands on the practice range at Merion Golf Club on Monday...
  • Woods and Garcia decide to burry the hatchet June 11, 2013

    Sergio Garcia approached Tiger Woods at the driving range at Merion Golf Club on Monday and after a brief exchange shook hands with the world number one in an apparent attempt to make up after their recent unpleasantness. The meeting during practice for the U.S. Open was the first between the...
  • I can never thank the fans enough, says Sergio Garcia May 25, 2013

    Virginia Water: Sergio Garcia spoke of his unending gratitude to the Wentworth galleries after soaring into title contention at the PGA Championship with a sizzling four-under-par 68 in Saturday's third round. The 33-year-old Spaniard was embroiled in a racism row with Tiger Woods earlier this week and had to issue...
  • I thought of pulling out after 'stupid' Woods remark: Sergio Garcia May 22, 2013

    England: Sergio Garcia was so upset by the furore caused by his "fried chicken" jibe at Tiger Woods that he contemplated pulling out of this week's PGA Championship at Wentworth, the Spaniard said on Wednesday. World number 14 Garcia added that his comment, made at the European Tour's Player of the...
  • Garcia denies racism after Woods comments May 22, 2013

    Virginia Water: Sergio Garcia's feud with Tiger Woods has deepened, with the Spaniard denying accusations of racism after "fried chicken" comments during an awards dinner. Garcia appeared on stage at the European Tour's awards dinner in England on Tuesday and was asked in jest if he would invite Woods to...
  • Tiger Woods tied with Sergio Garcia, David Lingmerth at Players May 12, 2013

    Florida: Tiger Woods finally made another birdie and finished off the third round with a 1-under 71, putting him in a three-way tie for the lead with Sergio Garcia and David Lingmerth in The Players Championship. Woods and Garcia will each walk the fairways of the TPC Sawgrass with someone else...
  • Juan Carlos Valeron scores as Deportivo thrash Levante 4-0 April 14, 2013

    Barcelona: Deportivo La Coruna rolled to a 4-0 victory at Levante to provisionally escape the Spanish league's relegation zone for the first time in 18 weeks after their fourth consecutive win on Saturday. Also, Malaga forward Julio Baptista struck in injury time to grab a 1-0 win over visiting Osasuna...
  • Kaymer, Garcia, Lawrie to play in Qatar Masters January 7, 2013

    Doha: European Ryder Cup trio Martin Kaymer, Sergio Garcia and Paul Lawrie will compete at this month's $2.5 million Qatar Masters, organisers said on Monday. Kaymer, who holed the putt that ensured Europe retained the Ryder Cup against the United States in Illinois in September, has a good record in...
  • Real Madrid held to a 2-2 draw at home by Espanyol December 17, 2012

    Barcelona: Real Madrid's woes in the Spanish league worsened on Sunday when they were held to a 2-2 home draw by relegation-threatened Espanyol. Madrid appeared set to record their seventh straight home win in the league after Cristiano Ronaldo scored to cancel out Sergio Garcia's opener before setting up Fabio...
  • Sergio Garcia lifts Wyndham Championship August 21, 2012

    Greensboro: Rainy weather left Sergio Garcia stuck in central North Carolina for an extra day. Turns out, it was worth the hassle — because he's leaving with his first PGA Tour victory in four years. Garcia claimed a two-stroke win Monday in the water-logged Wyndham Championship for his first victory on...
  • Rain halts Garcia's charge at Wyndham C'ship August 20, 2012

    Greensboro: It's been four years since Sergio Garcia's last PGA Tour victory. He'll have to wait one more day before he can try to finish this one off. And a downpour at the Wyndham Championship meant another day of uncertainty for others on the playoff bubble. Garcia had the lead at 15...
  • Garcia moves into lead at Wyndham C'ship August 19, 2012

    Greensboro: No lead is ever really safe at birdie-friendly Sedgefield Country Club. The last time Sergio Garcia played here, he learned that the hard way. Garcia shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead at 14-under 196 after three rounds at the Wyndham Championship. It's a familiar spot for the...
  • Tiger Woods wins but Harrington, Garcia exit February 26, 2009

    Marana: Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia fell by the wayside in Wednesday's opening round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship while Tiger Woods made a triumphant start on his PGA Tour return. Harrington, winner of three of the last six majors, lost by a hole to American Pat Perez and Spanish...
  • Tiger's absence opens up British Open field July 16, 2008

    New Delhi: With no threat from Tiger Woods, there are plenty of contenders for the British Open at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club near Liverpool this year. Tiger is at home with an injury and that has left an open field to fight for the third major of the golfing calendar...