Sergio Garcia

by John Max 27 May,2018
Sergio Garcia
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  • Birth Name Sergio GarcĂ­a Fernandez
  • Birth Place Borriol, Castellon, Spain
  • Famous Name Sergio Garcia
  • Father Victor Garcia
  • Mother Consuelo Fernandez
  • Net Worth $70 million
  • Salary N/A
  • Nationality Spanish
  • Ethnicity Spaniard
  • Currently Working For N/A
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Angela Akins
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children Azalea
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Boyfriend N/A
  • Religion N/A
  • Tatto(s) N/A

Sergio García Fernandez, commonly known as Sergio Garcia is a renowned Spanish golfer who competes on both the European Tour and the PGA Tour. The enthusiastic player has won thirty-one international tournaments as a professional, most remarkably the 2017 Masters Tournament and the 2008 Players Championship. He is also the Chairperson of Spanish football team CF Borriol.

As a player, he is well recognized for strong iron play and accuracy. In the Ryder Cup, García competed in eight of the nine matches playing during his professional career cumulatively earning 22.5 points during those matches.

Sergio Garcia's Net Worth and Endorsement; His PGA Earnings

Not only the name and fame, but Sergio Garcia has also earned tremendous wealth through his professional golfing career. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be $70 million.

His Total PGA Tour and European Tour earnings are given below on the table:

Year

Event

Earnings

1999

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$784,000

$1,310,000

2000

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$1,050,000

$599,000

2001

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

-

$750,000

2002

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$2,890,000

$1,480,000

2003

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$666,000

$966,000

2004

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$3.23 million

$1.33 million

2005

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$3.21 million

$1.82 million

2006

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$1,560,000

$1,450,000

2007

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$3,720,000

$1,220,000

2008

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$4,850,000

$1,590,000

2009

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$1,210,000

$1,660,000

2010

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$936,000

$771,000

2011

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$1,520,000

$1,960,000

2012

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$2,510,000

$699,000

2013

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$2,250,000

$1,280,000

2014

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$4,900,000

$3,600,000

2015

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$2,600,000

$1,200,000

2016

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$3,200,000

$1,500,000

2017

1.       PGA Tour

2.       European Tour

$2,500,000

$2,700,000

2018-19

 

$1,355,696

His total career earning is reported $49,442,230 as of 2019. 

Apart from his golfer career, Garcia adds good sum through his endorsement deals. Some source claims that he makes around $9 million a year through the endorsement, with his most significant deal coming from the largest sportswear brand, Adidas.

Garcia owns a $1.1 million luxury mansion in Florida which consists of four bedrooms and 4.5-bathrooms. More, he has a private jet named Haeker-4000 worth $22 million.

 

He owns a few lists of world luxury cars including Nissan GTR, BMW i8, and BMW M4.

Sergio Garcia's Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Currently thirty-nine, Sergio Garcia is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his fiancé Angela Akins, a Golf Channel reporter, on 29th of July 2017, in Texas.

 

A dream come true! #whitedressgreenjacket @theangelaakins @jenniferlindbergphotography

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His wife, Akins, 32, is a daughter of retired Texas Longhorns quarterback, Marty Akins, and cousin of New Orleans Saints quarterback, Drew Brees. Also, Akins is a professional golfer, having previously played for the women’s team at the University of Texas.

His social sites including Instagram and Twitter are full of pictures of him and Akins enjoying playing a round of golf together.

On 14th March 2018, Garcia and Marty welcomed their first baby girl and named her Azalea, after the famed flowers of Augusta National Golf Club as well as the nickname for the par-5 13th hole where Garcia made par to move ahead and help claim his first major.  

The golfer is currently happy with his wife and children as there are no rumors of divorce or any extramarital affairs. 

Sergio Garcia's Early Life and Early Career

Sergio García was born on 9th January 1980, in Borriol, Castellon, Spain, to Victor Garcia and Consuelo Fernandez. His star sign is Capricorn. By nationality he is Spanish, and his ethnicity is Spaniards. He has a brother, Victor Garcia and a sister, Mar Garcia Fernandez.

At three, Garcia started off playing golf and was trained by his father, Victor, who is a club professional. He won his club championship at the age of twelve. In 1996, he set a record as the youngest player to cut a European Tour event, the 1995 Turespaña Open Mediterranea.

After winning the European amateur, García became the youngest player in 1995. He followed that with a win in the Boys Amateur Championship in 1997. The same year he also won a professional tournament, the Catalan Open as an amateur.

The following year, Garcia won The Amateur Championship and reached the semi-finals of the United States Amateur, and completed as second in the 1998 Argentine Open, being the low amateur and winning the Pereira Iraola Cup.

Sergio Garcia's Professional Career

In 1999, Sergio Garcia began his golf career professionally, shooting the lowest amateur score in the Masters Tournament. In July of the same year, he won his first title on the European Tour in his sixth start as a professional at the Irish Open. Also, he earned worldwide prominence with a duel against Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship.

In 2001, Garcia won his first PGA Tour Event at MasterCard Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas and subsequently won the Buick Classic in New York, becoming the youngest Tour winner since Tiger Woods at his 20, in 1996.

The following year, he took home the Mercedes Championships. Later two years, Garcia earned the EDS Byron Nelson Championship and the Buick Classic for the second time.

Further, his 6th PGA Tour win came at the 2005 Booz Allen Classic.

In the 2007 PGA Championship, Garcia was disqualified after signing a wrong scorecard after the third round.

On 11th May 2008, Garcia earned The Player Championship on the PGA Tour in a sudden-death playoff in contradiction of Paul Goydos.

On 26th October 2008, he kissed his first European Tour title. With this victory, he rose to a career-high of third in the Official World Golf Rankings. He then won the 2008 HSBC Champions in a playoff over Oliver Wilson, which led him up to a career-high second in the Official World Golf Ranking, replacing Phil Mickelson.

Following his success in 2008, Garcia had a poor season in 2009, rarely challenging and ended ranking 74th on the PGA Tour money list.

He made his comeback to the competitive play in late 2010 with a new putting grip which produced the better result for him on the greens during the 2011 tournaments.

Further, Garcia won the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in January 2014.  Six months later, he finished joint runner-up at the 2014 Open Championship, two strokes behind Rory Mcllroy.

The most prominent result of Garcia’s 2015 season was at the 2015 Players Championship. He was then eliminated after the 3-hole playoff, after finishing two strokes behind Kevin Kisner and Rickie Fowler.

In 9th April 2017, Garcia won the Master Tournament, becoming the third Spanish player to win the Masters, after Jose Maria Olazabal and Seve Ballesteros.

On 9th October 2017, Garcia announced that he had parted ways with TaylorMade after fifteen years with the equipment brand. Two weeks later, he won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

On 5th April 2018, Garcia set the record for most strokes on a hole in Masters’ history shooting a 13 on the 15th hole in the first round of the 2018 Masters Tournament.

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