Ten fun facts about Sergio Garcia

Fact 1
He has won over 20 international tournaments, including The Players Championship in 2008.

Fact 2
He reached a career high ranking of 2nd after winning the HSBC Champions tournament in November 2008.

Fact 3
García has spent much of his career in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Sergio Garcia
is a professional golfer from Spain who plays on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour.