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‘My Dad Taught Me How To Do It’: Sergio Garcia Takes Matters Into His Own Hands Hours Before $25,000,000 LIV Golf Event

Published 05/25/2023, 10:30 PM EDT

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Sergio Garcia has been the talk of the golf world for some time now. Initially, all the attention on Garcia was due to his absence from the 2023 PGA Championship. However, recently the Spaniard has been in headlines due to his qualification for the upcoming U.S. Open, through a qualification event.

During this whole time, golf enthusiasts have been watching his every move. While most of the hype for him was due to the major championships, the 43-year-old is in the for other reasons. This time, the LIV golfer catches the spotlight as he takes to social media to showcase his other talents.

Sergio Garcia has got some hidden talents


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LIV Golf is in Washington, DC, for its upcoming LIV Golf DC tournament. The event starts on May 26, and the one-time major winner is surely one of the most anticipated players there. Moreover, just hours before the event starts, Garcia took to social media to showcase his talent for customizing his equipment.

The former Master winner recently uploaded a video on his Instagram. In the video, the Spaniard shows how he puts a new grip on his putter. Garcia is seen customizing his putter by manually putting a new grip on it. The 43-year-old revealed that he likes to do his own grips. Garcia also revealed that this is usually done on the tour; however, when he is at home, he always enjoys changing the grips.


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The Spaniard said, “I mean, the guys on the tour do a great job. Don’t get me wrong. My dad taught me how to do it when I was little, and I kind of enjoyed doing it.”

The caption of the post read: “Putter Game 💪🏼 next stop: DC ☄️”. At the end, Garcia showcased his customized putter, and it really looked perfect.

As the LIV golfer is finally making it to the next major, let us have a look at his history at major championships.

Sergio Garcia’s history at major events


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The 206th-ranked golfer in the world has a solid PGA Tour and European Tour resume. The Spaniard turned professional in 1999 and quickly became well-known on the Tour. The 43-year-old’s thrilling victory at the 2017 Masters Tournament, where he edged off Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to earn his first major title, is what made him famous. However, he failed to make the cut in the Masters the following year.

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Garcia has previously finished as the runner-up four times, coming close to winning a major on numerous occasions – at the 1999 PGA Championship, the 2007 Open Championship, the 2008 PGA Championship, and the 2014 Open Championship.


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Garcia has also performed well in other major tournaments, consistently placing in the top 10 at the PGA Championship and the U.S. Open. In addition to this, the LIV superstar also took home the 2008 Players Championship. Garcia has triumphed in more than 30 professional competitions overall, including 16 victories on the European Tour and 11 on the PGA Tour.

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Suhaib Bashir Dar

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Suhaib is a new addition to the EssentiallySports team as a golf writer. His passion for golf started with his admiration for Tiger Woods, and his favorite golf book is the co-authored Unprecedented: The Masters and Me by the legend himself. Before transitioning to golf, Suhaib wrote about the NBA, where he explored the legacies of basketball legends like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.

Edited By: Manaal Siddiqui