With a hole-in-one from around 146 meters, golf star Sergio Garcia moves into the round of 16 at the Matchplay Championship. He then apologizes to his stunned opponent.
With a magic stroke on a 146-meter-long par 3 hole, Sergio Garcia ensures a quick decision in the fight for the round of 16 and brings his opponent and long-time friend Lee Westwood in Austin to an abrupt end to the tournament. The 47-year-old Westwood was amazed: “Well, 28 years on the tour, and I thought I had seen it all. But I didn’t! ”He comments on the blow on Twitter.
“A hole-in-one is unbelievable,” says Garcia himself enthusiastically. However, against the low sun, he did not see the ball. It was only when the fans around the green made themselves felt that he realized what had happened. Of course, he also needed the necessary luck: “The ball must almost have hit the flag and then it rolls backwards. I’m sorry for Lee (Westwood), of course. Unfortunately, one of us had to lose. “