Masters champion Sergio Garcia has named his baby daughter after a hole at Augusta National

Sergio Garcia names his baby daughter Azalea – after the Augusta hole where he made a crucial par in his historic Masters victory

  • Sergio Garcia was two shots off lead when he drove into bushes on par-five 13th
  • The 38-year-old Spaniard went on to save par at the hole – named Azalea
  • Garcia’s daughter was born this week, and he has named her after the hole

Masters champion Sergio Garcia has named his baby daughter after the hole at Augusta National where he made a vital par 12 months ago to keep his bid for victory alive.

Garcia was two shots behind Justin Rose when he drove into some bushes on the par-five 13th – named Azalea – and was forced to take a penalty drop.

However, the 38-year-old Spaniard went on to save par and eventually beat Rose on the first play-off hole to win his maiden major title at the 74th attempt.

Masters champion Sergio Garcia has named his baby daughter after a hole at Augusta National
Masters champion Sergio Garcia has named his baby daughter after a hole at Augusta National

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