Sergio Garcia is a Spanish professional golfer who has a net worth of $70 million. He competes on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Garcia has won 36 professional tournaments around the world, including the Players Championship in 2008 and the Master’s Tournament in 2017. Garcia also served as Chairman of CF Borriol, a Spanish football team.
What is Sergio Garcia’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Age:||42 Years Old|
|Born:||9 January 1980|
|Salary:||$9 Million (Annual)|
On the 9th of January 1980, Sergio Garcia Fernández was born in Borriol, Castellón, Spain. His father being a professional club player himself taught Garcia at the age of three. At the age of twelve, Garcia won the club championship.
Four years later, he set a record as the youngest player to make the cut at a European Tour tournament at the 1995 Turespaa Open Mediterranea, becoming the youngest player to win the European Amateur and also claimed the Boys Amateur Championship in 1997.
He then went on to win the 1997 Catalan Open and advanced to the semi-finals of the US Amateur Championship in 1997. He won the Pereira Iraola Cup and won second place in the 1998 Argentine Open.
- Garcia has lasted over 450 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking in total.
- Sergio also claimed to make $9 million in endorsements per year, with Adidas being his most lucrative deal.
- He has earned $5,805,529 in prize money from his 21 outings in this tournament, making it his most profitable tournament.
- With €30,867,994.96 in career earnings on the European Tour, he sits in third place.
- With $53,206,927 in all-time earnings, he is seventh on the PGA Tour all-time earnings list.
- His most profitable season on the PGA Tour was 2013-14 when he earned $4,939,606.
- He earned $785,910 for finishing second at The Open and $900,000 for winning the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
- His 74th attempt yielded his one major success. This was the 2017 Masters, and the winner received a jacket and a $1.98 million cheque.
- He wore the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M CO-AXIAL Ultra Light watch, which cost $48,600 when he secured the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Garcia’s professional golf career took in 1999 when he achieved the lowest amateur score at the Master’s Tournament. In only his sixth professional appearance, he won his breakthrough European Tour victory at the Irish Open.
He gained international attention during a PGA Championship confrontation with Tiger Woods. Garcia earned his first PGA Tour tournament at the MasterCard Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2001, and went on to receive the Buick Classic in New York the subsequent year, becoming the Tour’s youngest winner after Tiger Woods.
The next year, he claimed the Mercedes Championships. 2 years later, Garcia earned the EDS Byron Nelson Championship and the Buick Classic for the 2nd time. He also won the 2005 Booz Allen Classic, his sixth PGA Tour victory.
Garcia was disqualified from the PGA Championship in 2007 after signing an incorrect scorecard after the third round. Garcia won the PGA Tour’s Player Championship in a sudden-death playoff over Paul Goydos in 2008.
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In 2008, he earned his first European Tour championship. With this win, he ascended to third place in the Official World Golf Rankings, a career-best. He won the 2008 HSBC Champions in a match against Oliver Wilson, boosting him to a career-high 2nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking, surpassing Phil Mickelson.
After his victory in 2008, Garcia had a disappointing season in 2009, placing 74th on the PGA Tour overall standings. Garcia captured the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in 2014. 6 months later, he tied for second place in the 2014 Open Championship with Rory Mcllroy.
Garcia’s 2015 season was marked by his win at the 2015 Players Championship. He was eliminated after completion strokes behind Kevin Kisner and Rickie Fowler in the 3-hole playoff. Garcia became the third Spaniard to win the Master Tournament in 2017.
He then won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters besides the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and the Masters. He was crowned European Golfer of the Year following his three titles. He earned the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi in 2020, becoming the first golfer to win PGA Tour tournaments in 3 different years.
While attempting to locate his ball at the Wells Fargo Championship in 2020, Garcia had an argument with a rules official. As a result, it’s been speculated that he’ll join the LIV Golf Invitational Series, which is sponsored by Saudi Arabia. Garcia will compete in a semi-professional doubles competition in Austin, Texas, with Amer Deli in 2022.
After a public spat with Tiger Woods in 2013, Sergio was hounded by controversy. Garcia joked about feeding Woods, fried chicken as a result of the conflict. Later, he expressed regret for the remark made that came out to be racist.
However, controversy followed him for the next few years, and he was banned from the Saudi International event for purposely injuring the greens. At the 2019 Open Championship, he then swung his driver at his caddie.
For almost 15 years, Garcia had an endorsement arrangement with TaylorMade and Adidas, during which time a combined firm used all TaylorMade equipment and Adidas shoes and clothes. Sergio Garcia parted ways with TaylorMade in 2018, staying with Adidas and signing with Callaway. Garcia revealed in 2020 that he would be departing Callaway after two years and will become a free agent. BMW, Credit Suisse, Goodr, Omega Watches, and Superstroke are among his sponsors.
Garcia has a total of 36 professional victories to his name including :
- Masters Tournament (2017)
- Mercedes Championships (2002)
- EDS Byron Nelson Championship (2004)
- Buick Classic (2004)
- The Players Championship (2008)
- AT&T Byron Nelson (2016)
- HSBC Champions (2008)
- Commercial Bank Qatar Masters (2014)
- Sir Henry Cotton
- Rookie of the Year (1999)
- Vardon Trophy (2008)
- Byron Nelson Award (2008)
- European Tour
- Golfer of the Year (2017)
Garcia married Golf Channel reporter Angela Akins, Marty Akins’ daughter, in 2017. Azalea and Enzo were their two children. He was also the president and chairman of CF Borriol, his hometown football club, until 2018. Garcia is a die-hard Real Madrid supporter who was invited to participate in the 2014 El Clásico (El Clasico) honorary start between Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Sergio Garcia owns a lot of luxurious cars, notably a Nissan GTR, a BMW i8, a BMW M4, a BMW X5 M, and a Mercedes DTM race car, among others.
As of 2023, Sergio García’s net worth is estimated to be $70 million with an average salary of $9 million. He made $70 million at HSBC Champions and has won 31 international tournaments while playing on the PGA Tour and the European Tour. He is regarded as one of Europe’s most successful golfers.