(Reuters) – Each time Sergio Garcia says his daughter’s title, the U.S. Masters champion might be reminded of the second which stored alive his hopes of successful his first main title.
“Lovely Azalea Adele Garcia was born on March 14 at 1:54am,” the Spaniard tweeted after the delivery of his first baby on Wednesday.
Azalea shares her title with the par-five 13th gap at Augusta Nationwide the place her father final 12 months sunk a seven-foot putt within the last spherical to save lots of par after touchdown within the bushes and taking a penalty drop.
Garcia, who will defend his title subsequent month, was trailing Justin Rose by two strokes on the time and a slip-up would have most likely handed the Englishman victory.
Garcia went on to power a playoff by which he beat Rose on the primary gap to finish practically 20 years of main heartbreak.
“So proud and impressed with my spouse @TheAngelaAkins and the best way she dealt with the being pregnant and supply! Love you each a lot,” he added.
Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru, enhancing by Ed Osmond