Ten fun facts about Sergio Garcia
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He has won over 20 international tournaments, including The Players Championship in 2008.
He reached a career high ranking of 2nd after winning the HSBC Champions tournament in November 2008.
García has spent much of his career in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking.
He first achieved worldwide prominence with a duel against Tiger Woods in the 1999 PGA Championship, where he eventually finished second.Fact 5
He was the youngest Tour winner since Tiger Woods in 1996 at age 20.Fact 6
Garcia is also an avid poker player, having played on the Poker Stars tour.Fact 7
He has achieved career earnings of over $28 million.Fact 8
García began playing golf at the age of three and was taught by his father, Victor, who is a club professional in Madrid, Spain.Fact 9
He was a star player as a junior, winning his club championship at age 12.Fact 10
In 1995, García also became the youngest player to win the European Amateur. Go to more people facts ❯
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