Sergio Garcia on Growing Up With Golf & Representing His Country

Sergio Garcia was introduced to golf by his dad. The Spaniard explains what the game means to him and what it’s like to represent his country out on the course.

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Released on 4/13/2015

Credits

Starring: Sergio Garcia

Transcript

00:00
(dramatic music)
00:07
[Sergio] I started playing here,
00:09
playing with other kids.
00:11
When we were three years old, and just running around,
00:15
and hitting balls, and being kids.
00:17
This golf course made me where I am.
00:20
I've walked around the world, playing golf.
00:23
I feel proud of what I've been able to accomplish,
00:27
and just try to go one little step after another,
00:30
to make it even better.
00:32
(dramatic music)
00:35
We didn't come from much, so my dad,
00:36
he would go lessons from eight in the morning,
00:39
to eight at night.
00:41
I think that, that work ethic comes from my dad.
00:44
But the charisma, and the fight comes
00:47
a bit more from my mother.
00:50
(Victor speaking foreign language)
01:09
(Victor and Sergio speaking foreign language, laughing)
01:14
[Sergio] The only thing I can do is,
01:15
be grateful forever to them.
01:18
(dramatic music)
01:23
(golf swing)
01:24
(Sergio and Victor speaking foreign language)
01:29
(dramatic music) (golf swing)
01:33
(Victor speaking a foreign language)
01:59
[Sergio] Every tournament has something special
02:01
that brings to you.
02:03
Representing Spain in the Ryder Cup,
02:05
it's just a totally different feeling.
02:08
To be able to be a part of a team.
02:11
When people believe in you,
02:13
I think that's something great.
02:16
Taylormade, I've been with them for over twelve years.
02:19
(golf swing)
02:20
What I love is, not only the technology they can bring,
02:24
but their will to take an extra step, and take a risk.
02:30
At the end of the day, I know what I'm capable of doing.
02:33
(dramatic music)
02:37
Being asked, if I'm ever going to win a major.
02:40
When they ask me that question, I do use it as motivation,
02:43
to try even harder to win, not only for myself,
02:46
but for all those people that believe in me.
02:48
(golf swing) (dramatic music)
02:52
I'm sure it's gonna happen.
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