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Team Europe

2010 Ryder Cup
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Sergio Garcia - Vice Captain

FULL NAME: Sergio Garcia Fernandez
COUNTRY: Spain
BORN: 9.1.80; Castellon, Spain
RESIDENCE: Borriol, Spain
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5ft 10in 12st 8lb (178cm 80kgs)
FAMILY: Single
INTERESTS: Real Madrid FC, computer games, tennis
TURNED PRO: 1999 (plus 5)
HOW JOINED TOUR: By Affiliate Membership 1999

RYDER CUP  HISTORY

APPEARANCES: 1999, 02 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 08
Overall: Played 24, Won 14, Lost 6, Halved 4
Singles: Played 5, Won 1, Lost 4, Halved 0
Foursomes: Played 9, Won 8, Lost 0, Halved 1
Fourballs: Played 10, Won 5, Lost 2, Halved 3
Total Points: 16

RYDER CUP RECORDS HELD
*Under the present Ryder Cup format, in 2006, became just the second European player to win four points from the fourballs and foursomes in a single Ryder Cup match, following Ian Woosnam in 1993.

1999: The Country Club: USA 14½ Europe 13½
Day 1 Foursomes: Garcia/Parnevik beat Lehman/Woods (2 and 1)
Day 1 Fourballs: Garcia/Parnevik beat Mickelson/Furyk (1 hole)
Day 2: Foursomes: Garcia/Parnevik beat Stewart/Leonard (3 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs: Garcia/Parnevik (halved) with Love III/Duval
Singles: Garcia lost to Furyk (4 and 3)

2002: The Belfry: Europe 15½ USA 12½
Day 1 Fourballs: Garcia/Westwood beat Duval/Love III (4 and 3)
Day 1 Foursomes: Garcia/Westwood beat Woods/Calcavecchia (2 and 1)
Day 2: Foursomes: Garcia/Westwood beat Cink/Furyk (2 and 1)
Day 2 Fourballs: Garcia/Westwood lost to Woods/Love III (1 hole)
Singles: Garcia lost to Toms (1 hole)

2004: Oakland Hills CC: USA 9½ Europe 18½
Day 1 Fourballs: Garcia/Westwood beat Toms/Furyk (5 and 3)
Day 1 Foursomes: Garcia/Donald beat Perry/Cink (2 and 1)
Day 2: Fourballs: Garcia/Westwood (halved) with Haas/DiMarco
Day 2 Foursomes: Garcia/Donald beat Furyk/Funk (1 hole)
Singles: Garcia beat Mickelson (3 and 2)

2006: The K Club: Europe 18½ USA 9½
Day 1 Fourballs: Garcia/Olazábal beat Toms/Wetterich (3 and 2)
Day 1 Foursomes: Garcia/Donald beat Woods/Furyk (2 holes)
Day 2 Fourballs: Garcia/Olazábal beat Mickelson/DiMarco (3 and 2)
Day 2 Foursomes: Garcia/Donald beat Mickelson/Toms (2 and 1)
Singles: Garcia lost to Cink (4 and 3)

2008: Valhalla GC: USA 16½ Europe 11½
Day 1 Foursomes: Garcia/Westwood (halved) with Perry/Furyk
Day 1 Fourballs: Garcia/Jiménez lost to Leonard/Mahan (4 and 3)
Day 2 Fourballs: Garcia/Casey (halved) with Stricker/Curtis
Singles: Garcia lost to Kim (5 and 4)

EUROPEAN TOUR CAREER RECORD

(After US PGA Championship, 2010)

EVENTS PLAYED: 150
IN MONEY: 143
TOP TEN FINISHES: 64
OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS: €14,375,653

EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 8
1999 Murphy's Irish Open, Linde German Masters
2001 Trophée Lancôme
2002 Canarias Open de España
2004 Mallorca Classic
2005 Omega European Masters
2008 CASTELLÓ MASTERS Costa Azahar
2009 HSBC Champions (Nov 08) (play-off)

US PGA TOUR CAREER RECORD
(After US PGA Championship, 2010)

EVENTS PLAYED:
211
IN MONEY: 175
TOP TEN FINISHES: 63
OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS: $26,548,368

US PGA TOUR VICTORIES: Total 7
2001 MasterCard Colonial (USA), Buick Classic (USA)
2002 Mercedes Championships (USA)
2004 EDS Byron Nelson Championship (USA), Buick Classic (USA)
2005 Booz Allen Classic (USA)
2008 The Players Championship (USA)

INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1
2002 Kolon Cup Korean Open
   
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 3
1997 Catalonian Open Championship (ESP) (as AM)
2001 Nedbank Golf Challenge (RSA)
2003 Nedbank Golf Challenge (RSA)

AMATEUR RECORD
1994 Toplino World Junior Championship
1995 European Young Masters Championship, European Amateur Individual Championship
1996 Spanish Amateur Championship, Under 16, Under 18, Under 21
1997 European Masters Amateur Championship, Spanish Amateur Closed Championship, British Boys Championship, Grand Prix de Lendes (ESP), David Leadbetter Championship (USA), Sherry Cup (ESP)
1998 Spanish Amateur Open Championship, King of Spain Cup, Jacksonville Junior (USA), European Amateur Masters, Puerta de Hierro Cup (ESP), The Amateur Championship, Sherry Cup (ESP)
1999 Low Amateur at the Masters Tournament

TEAMS  AND  AWARDS
TEAMS (PRO)
Ryder Cup 1999, 02 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 08
Alfred Dunhill Cup 1999 (winners)
World Cup 2001, 04, 05, 09
Vivendi Trophy 2000 (winners), 03

TEAMS (AM)
Eisenhower Trophy 1996, 98
St Andrews Trophy 1996, 98 (winners)
Jacques Léglise Trophy 1994, 95, 96 (winners), 97 (winners), 98
Junior Ryder Cup 1995, 97
Boys, Seniors 1994-98

AWARDS
1999 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year
1999 European Tour Shot of the Year
1999 AGW Trophy
2001 Johnnie Walker Young Player of the Year

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