Sergio Garcia has spoken publicly about his Saudi Arabia meltdown for the first time

  • Sergio Garcia has talked publicly about his meltdown in Saudi Arabia
  • The Spaniard damaged five greens and was disqualified for serious misconduct
  • He has revealed that personal news affected his approach to the tournament

Sergio Garcia’s meltdown in Saudi Arabia recently was so extraordinary it led many to wonder whether there was more to it than he revealed in his two subsequent apologies on social media.

Speaking publicly here for the first time about the incident on the eve of the Genesis Open on Wednesday, the volatile Spaniard was far more forthcoming and appeared genuinely contrite.

‘I received some very emotional, personal news earlier that week that didn’t help, and it was in the back of my mind,’ he said, without going into details about the personal matter.

Sergio Garcia has spoken publicly about his Saudi Arabia meltdown for the first time
Sergio Garcia has spoken publicly about his Saudi Arabia meltdown for the first time

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