Sergio Garcia's daughter named after 13th hole at Augusta

Annette Crawford
March 14, 2018

Sergio Garcia celebrates his Masters victory previous year.

Sergio Garcia spent most of his career at odds with Augusta.

One of the more pivotal moments in his victory previous year was at the 13th hole - named "Azaleas " because of its 1,300 bushes on the par 5 - when Garcia hooked his tee shot beyond the hazard, took a penalty drop, chipped out and still managed to save par and not lose any ground.

Garcia overnight announced the birth of his first child with wife Angela Akins.

The Spanish star's wife, Angela gave birth to Azalea Adele Garcia yesterday, and he immediately posted a picture of his first child on Twitter. He later got married to his longtime girlfriend Angela Akins, and joked that he would do it wearing his green jacket.


So a very warm welcome to Azalea Adele Garcia.

Garcia won his maiden major title past year at Augusta in his 74th attempt at major glory.

And so for a name.... well his 2017 Masters victory is still clearly very much on his mind, and the little lady has been named Azalea, after the 13th at Augusta, which proved to be a critical moment in Sergio's eventual Masters victory. They are in Austin, Texas, and Garcia planned to speak to golf media on Tuesday morning.

The holes at Augusta are all named after the plants or bushes that dominate their stretch of the course, and it was at the par five 13 that Garcia breathed new hope into his title challenge last April.

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