Sergio Garcia Personal Notes
Father, Victor, is his teacher and the teaching professional at home club, the Club de Campo del Mediterraneo. Father has played in nine career Champions Tour events.
Started playing golf at age 3 and became club champion at age 12.
Is club president of soccer team CF Borriol of the Spanish Third Division. Made his playing debut for the team in September 2010 when he played eight minutes in CF Borriol's 1-0 defeat of Sporting Ribarroja CF. Continues to play in recreational soccer matches when he gets the chance.
Huge fan of Real Madrid.
In 2002 started the Sergio Garcia Foundation that provides grants benefitting numerous health causes to include children cancer research, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis in various countries.
Partnered with the PGA TOUR to raise awareness and funds for The First Tee Foundation in 2013. Pledged $1,000 for every birdie and $2,000 for each eagle he made through the FedExCup Playoffs to the local First Tee chapters at each respective event, wrapping up with donations to The First Tee of Atlanta and The First Tee of East Lake. Total donations came to $110,000.