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Sergio García

Professional Golfer
Male
Born Jan 9, 1980

Sergio García Fernández is a Spanish professional golfer who plays on both the United States PGA Tour and the European Tour. He has spent much of his career in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings (over 300 weeks between 2000 and 2009). He reached a career high ranking of two after winning the HSBC Champions tournament in November 2008. He has achieved career earnings of over $28 million.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sergio García.

CHILDHOOD

1980 Birth Born on January 9, 1980.

TEENAGE

1995 15 Years Old 1 More Event
Four years later, he set a record as the youngest player to make the cut at a European Tour event, the 1995 Turespaña Open Mediterranea. … Read More
1997 17 Years Old 1 More Event
He followed that with a win in the Boys Amateur Championship in 1997.
1998 18 Years Old In 1998 he won The Amateur Championship, and reached the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur.
García turned professional in 1999 after shooting the lowest amateur score in the 1999 Masters Tournament.

TWENTIES

2001 21 Years Old At the age of 21, García won his first PGA Tour event at the 2001 MasterCard Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, and then won again at the Buick Classic in New York the same year. … Read More
2002 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, García won the Mercedes Championships in early January, and in 2004, he won the EDS Byron Nelson Championship and the Buick Classic for the second time. … Read More
2006 26 Years Old In the 2006 Ryder Cup, at the K Club in Republic of Ireland, García won both his fourball and foursome matches (with José María Olazábal and Luke Donald, respectively) on day one, beating David Toms and Brett Wetterich in the fourballs and Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk in the foursomes. … Read More
In March 2007, García received criticism for a spitting incident at the WGC-CA Championship. … Read More
…  He has won over 20 international tournaments, including The Players Championship in 2008. … Read More
2009 29 Years Old …  Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009. … Read More

THIRTIES

His slump continued into 2010, and after missing the cut at the US PGA Championship, García announced he was taking a break from golf and would miss the 2010 Ryder Cup. … Read More
After 36 holes, he was near the lead in both the 2011 Transitions Championship and the 2011 Byron Nelson Championship, but both times faded on the weekend to fall out of contention.
In August 2012, García ended a four-year title drought on the PGA Tour by winning the Wyndham Championship.
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