About Sergio Garcia
It has been reported that Sergio Garcia net worth has reached $40 million dollars. After learning this fact, many people are surprised that golf players actually earn this much. But guess what: Sergio Garcia net worth does not even seem big in comparison to the fortunes of some of his colleagues. According to Forbes, which produced the list of world’s wealthiest professional golf players, Sergio is not even among top 10 – he is close behind Jim Furyk and occupies 11th spot. And who are the richest? First of all it is the American player Arnold Palmer, with $675 million. Second, with $590 million in his account, is Tiger Woods – the man who is just as famous for his love affairs and family feuds as for his professional achievements. The third is Greg Noam, a professional golf player form Australia. In comparison to these fortunes Sergio does not look that rich, does he? Now let’s take a closer look at his life and career.
First of all, you should know that Sergio started playing golf nearly as soon as he learned how to walk properly – at the age three. This is because his father, Victor, was a professional golf player too. Although Victor was not even remotely as professionally successful as his son, he proved to be a great teacher. With his help Sergio won club championship at the age 12. At the age 15 he set the record as the youngest player to make the cut at a European Tour event. Following this major achievement Sergio Garcia net worth started growing pretty fast. But speaking from the financial point of view, these early wins were nothing in comparison to his victories in the 2000s – during this decade Sergio‘s fortune grew faster than you could believe.
Among the victories worth mentioning are those in PGA Tournaments: MasterCard Colonial, Buick Classic, Mercedes Championships, EDS Byron Nelson Championship, Buick Classic (2), Booz Allen Classic, he Players Championship and Wyndham Championship. The athlete has also had some major wins in European Tour Tournaments: Murphy’s Irish Open, Linde German Masters, Trophée Lancôme, Canarias Open de España, Mallorca Classic, Omega European Masters, Castelló Masters Costa Azahar, HSBC Champions, Castelló Masters (2), Andalucía Masters and most recently, in 2014, Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. There are four Asian Tour wins in his account: 2002 Kolon Cup Korean Open, 2008 HSBC Champions, 2012 Iskandar Johor Open and 2013 Thailand Golf Championship. Needless to say, each of these victories added a considerable sum to the overal Sergio Garcia net worth. And even though he is not among the richest Professional golf players in the world yet, he is number one in Spain!