Sergio Garcia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28635/all en Golf-Garcia's putting aim no longer blurry after eye surgery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/golf-garcias-putting-aim-no-longer-blurry-after-eye-surgery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Former world number two Sergio Garcia, who has long battled a lack of confidence on the greens, says eye surgery last year has helped him to read putts better than ever as the Spaniard targets a first major win in 2013.</p> <p>Since surgery in October to correct an astigmatism, the 33-year-old Spaniard has recorded a tied-ninth finish at the DP World Tour Championship before coming joint-second in his season-opener at last week's Qatar Masters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/golf-garcias-putting-aim-no-longer-blurry-after-eye-surgery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Optics Sergio Garcia Vision Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741523 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Garcia laments low scoring as shoulder pain flares up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/golf-garcia-laments-low-scoring-shoulder-pain-flares <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Most golfers would do anything for birdies and eagles on their scorecards but Ryder Cup hero Sergio Garcia could have done without them as it forced him to keep playing with a sore shoulder in the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.</p> <p>The world number 14 carded a five-under-par 67 to sit two shots behind Thorbjorn Olesen (11-under) midway through the second round, a situation which could have been very different had the Spaniard not started running up low scores.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/golf-garcia-laments-low-scoring-shoulder-pain-flares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sergio Garcia Sergio García Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:46:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742859 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Rested Kuchar races to Riviera lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/golf-rested-kuchar-races-riviera-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Matt Kuchar fired a bogey-free seven-under par 64 on Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead over Spain's Sergio Garcia in the first round of the $6.6 million US PGA Tour Northern Trust Open.</p> <p>Kuchar's seven birdies on the par-71 Riviera Country Club lay-out included three to open his round.</p> <p>"I got off to a great start," the four-time winner on the US PGA Tour said. "Birdied my first three and all were kick-in birdies -- I think all within probably four feet."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/golf-rested-kuchar-races-riviera-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Sergio Garcia U.S. Open AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 02:30:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5756259 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Garcia finds late birdies in thickening Riviera fog http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/golf-garcia-finds-late-birdies-thickening-riviera-fog <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia could hardly see the flagstick on his last three holes, yet the Spaniard finished with two birdies to end the Northern Trust Open first round a stroke off the lead on Thursday.</p> <p>As thick fog rolled across the iconic Riviera Country Club layout, the world number 14 completed a six-under-par 65 with only American Matt Kuchar ahead of him in a high-quality field.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/golf-garcia-finds-late-birdies-thickening-riviera-fog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Sergio Garcia Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 03:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756279 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Garcia back at Spanish Open for first time in decade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/golf-garcia-back-at-spanish-open-first-time-decade <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Feb 19 (Reuters) - World number 14 Sergio Garcia, who is playing at this week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona, has decided to return to the Spanish Open for the first time in 10 years.</p> <p>The 33-year-old Spaniard won the tournament when it was held in Gran Canaria 11 years ago and the 2013 edition will be staged at the Parador de El Saler course near Valencia starting on April 18.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/golf-garcia-back-at-spanish-open-first-time-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Sergio Garcia Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760373 at http://www.globalpost.com Golfer Garcia scores birdie, not quite eagle, in U.S. Tax Court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/golfer-garcia-scores-birdie-not-quite-eagle-us-tax-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patrick Temple-West</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has won a U.S. Tax Court ruling that could have repercussions for famous international sports stars who cash in on corporate sponsorship deals, tax professionals said on Friday.</p> <p>In a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over a $1.7 million (1.1 million pounds) tax bill, the court ruled largely, though not entirely, in Garcia's favour. Lawyers said others might benefit from the ruling, depending on how their home countries tax royalties.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/golfer-garcia-scores-birdie-not-quite-eagle-us-tax-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internal Revenue Service Sergio Garcia Taxation in the United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5784932 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Garcia back on course at Augusta National http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/golf-garcia-back-course-at-augusta-national <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sergio Garcia is not a great fan of Augusta National Golf Club, but he certainly looked at home on the course on Thursday, taking the joint lead in the first round of the Masters.</p> <p>The Spaniard, once the boy wonder of world golf and now labelled as the best current player not to have won a major, carded a bogey-free 66, his equal-best Masters round since he made his debut in 1999.</p> <p>That put him level with Australian Marc Leishman atop the leaderboard and raised the prospect that an elusive win in one of the four major tournaments might be just around the corner.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/golf-garcia-back-course-at-augusta-national" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Sergio Garcia Sergio García Tiger Woods AFP Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:30:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5812658 at http://www.globalpost.com Garcia, Leishman tied for lead at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/garcia-leishman-tied-lead-at-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Sergio Garcia might have written himself off too quickly at the Masters. When last seen walking off the course at Augusta National, the impetuous Spaniard was moping about his bad luck at this tournament and said last year it was increasingly evident he would never be fitted for a green jacket.</p><P>Garcia matched his best score at the Masters on Thursday, a 6-under 66 with no bogeys on his card, to share the lead with Marc Leishman of Australia. And he still wasn't entirely happy, although this time with good reason. He hit the ball so well his score could have been so much better.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/garcia-leishman-tied-lead-at-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sergio Garcia Sergio García Asianet Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:18:45 +0000 Asianet 5816786 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Golf: Woods wins Players Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/corrected-golf-woods-wins-players-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tiger Woods shook off a double bogey at the 14th hole Sunday and held on to win the US PGA Tour Players Championship, setting another career milestone in the process.</p> <p>Woods, who had a share of the lead with Sergio Garcia and David Lingmerth after completing the weather-disrupted third round on Sunday morning, carded a final-round 70 for a 13-under par total of 275.</p> <p>That put him two strokes in front of Swedish PGA Tour rookie Lingmerth, Jeff Maggert and Kevin Streelman.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/corrected-golf-woods-wins-players-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Sergio Garcia U.S. Open AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 00:45:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836435 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Woods silences Sergio with Players victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/golf-woods-silences-sergio-players-victory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tiger Woods shook off a double bogey at the 14th hole Sunday and held on to win the US PGA Tour Players Championship, setting another career milestone in the process.</p> <p>Woods, who had a share of the lead with Sergio Garcia and David Lingmerth after completing the weather-disrupted third round on Sunday morning, carded a final-round 70 for a 13-under par total of 275.</p> <p>That put him two strokes in front of Swedish PGA Tour rookie Lingmerth, Jeff Maggert and Kevin Streelman.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130512/golf-woods-silences-sergio-players-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Sergio Garcia U.S. Open AFP Mon, 13 May 2013 03:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836471 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Garcia is over meltdown but not Tiger spat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/golf-garcia-over-meltdown-not-tiger-spat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sergio Garcia insists he has got over his collapse at Sawgrass but his row with Tiger Woods rumbles on.</p> <p>Garcia threw away his chances of winning the Players' Championship when he found water three times in the final two holes at Sawgrass and plummeted down the leader board to eighth place.</p> <p>The week was marred by Garcia's spat with Woods - the eventual winner - on the third day when the world number one disturbed the Spaniard as he was hitting a shot.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130521/golf-garcia-over-meltdown-not-tiger-spat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colin Montgomerie Golf Sergio Garcia Tiger Woods AFP Tue, 21 May 2013 15:33:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5842936 at http://www.globalpost.com Garcia will shake Woods' hand next time feuding pair meet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130521/garcia-will-shake-woods-hand-next-time-feuding-pair-meet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia's feud with Tiger Woods will not stop him shaking hands with the world number one the next time they are drawn together in a tournament, the Spaniard said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Garcia blamed a roar from the crowd watching the 14-times major winner for an errant shot when the two men featured in the same group at the Players Championship in Florida two weeks ago.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130521/garcia-will-shake-woods-hand-next-time-feuding-pair-meet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Sergio Garcia Sergio García Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Tue, 21 May 2013 19:06:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5843089 at http://www.globalpost.com Garcia's fried chicken jibe 'hurtful' - Woods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/garcias-fried-chicken-jibe-hurtful-woods <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - The feud between world number one Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia deepened when Woods described the Spaniard's "fried chicken" jibe as "wrong, hurtful and inappropriate" on Wednesday.</p> <p>Woods reacted on his Twitter account after Garcia issued an apology to a comment he made at Tuesday's European Tour awards dinner when he was asked on stage whether he would be inviting Woods for dinner during next month's U.S. Open in Merion.</p> <p>"We will have him round every night. We will serve fried chicken." Garcia was heard to say.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/garcias-fried-chicken-jibe-hurtful-woods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chicken dishes Food and drink Golf Sergio Garcia Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 22 May 2013 13:48:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5843768 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Garcia wants Woods talks to diffuse racist row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/golf-garcia-wants-woods-talks-diffuse-racist-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A contrite Sergio Garcia said Wednesday he wants a meeting with Tiger Woods to apologise directly for the racist row that was sparked by his "fried chicken" comments at an official dinner.</p> <p>Garcia has had a long-running feud with Woods and it exploded on Tuesday night when he was questioned on stage at the annual tour dinner.</p> <p>Garcia was asked if he would invite Woods for dinner and responded by saying he would have him round every night and serve fried chicken, stereotypically associated with black people in the American deep south.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130522/golf-garcia-wants-woods-talks-diffuse-racist-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Masters Tournament Sergio Garcia Tiger Woods AFP Wed, 22 May 2013 16:15:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5843893 at http://www.globalpost.com Olazabal urges Woods and Garcia to settle row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/olazabal-urges-woods-and-garcia-settle-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Former European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal drew on the memory of his 2003 spat with Padraig Harrington as he urged fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods to settle their differences.</p> <p>Garcia and 14-times major winner Woods have always had a frosty relationship and the Spaniard had to issue an apology on Wednesday after making a "fried chicken" jibe at the world number one at the European Tour's Player of the Year dinner the previous day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130523/olazabal-urges-woods-and-garcia-settle-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf José María Olazábal Sergio Garcia Sergio García Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 23 May 2013 11:51:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5844579 at http://www.globalpost.com