Sports Sergio Garcia is Considering Wearing His Green Jacket for His Wedding

08:26  12 april  2017
08:26  12 april  2017 Source:   The Big Lead

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- At his winning press conference, Sergio Garcia made it sound like capturing a first major championship isn't going to change his life. So if Garcia really wants to wear his green jacket to his wedding , his timing for winning couldn't have been better.

- At his winning press conference, Sergio Garcia made it sound like capturing a first major championship isn't going to change his life. 6. And he didn't totally rule out the possibility of wearing his new green jacket when the couple ties the knot.

Sergio Garcia is Considering Wearing His Green Jacket for His Wedding: NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Professional golfer Sergio Garcia and his fiancee Angela Akins visit the Empire State Building a day after Garcia won the 81st Masters tournament on April 10, 2017 in New York City. Garcia won his first major on his 74th try after defeating Justin Rose in a playoff. © Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Professional golfer Sergio Garcia and his fiancee Angela Akins visit the Empire State Building a day after Garcia won the 81st Masters tournament on April 10, 2017 in New York City. Garcia won his first major on his 74th try after defeating Justin Rose in a playoff. Sergio Garcia is the proud owner of a nice new green jacket after his dramatic win at the Masters on Sunday. Garcia, who is engaged to Angela Akins, has been making the post-Masters victory tour and is beaming with joy in every picture he's taken in the jacket.

Now he's even considering wearing it in his wedding in July.

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Forget about wearing a tuxedo. The most boss move Sergio Garcia could pull off on his wedding day would be walking down the aisle in his brand-new green jacket after winning one at the 2017 Masters. Before you dismiss that as a joke

RORY MCILROY settled for another bridesmaid’s role in the Masters and confessed he dreamt of wearing the green jacket down the aisle for his wedding later this month. The world No 2 needed a final round miracle to close a six-shot gap on Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose.

Via Golf Channel:

"We were just talking about it. This one is a little bit too big," he said of the jacket he wore at the awards ceremony on Sunday. "It would be nice, but I don't know. We'll get to that point when we get there."

Who could blame him?

Garcia won his first major in his 74th major start. He went 308 PGA Tour starts before winning a major.

Here's how long it took a few other players you may have heard of to claim their first major championship win as a professional.

Jack Nicklaus - 17 PGA Tour starts - Nicklaus turned professional at the end of 1961 and won his first major at the U.S. Open in his second major start.

Tiger Woods - 15 PGA Tour starts - Woods won the 1997 Masters in his first major start as a professional

Phil Mickelson - Turned professional in 1992 and went 13 years, 270 PGA Tour starts and 42 major starts before winning his first major in his 11th Masters start as a professional.

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Sergio Garcia is giving serious thought to wearing his new green jacket down the aisle when he gets married in July. Fresh off winning the first major title of his career at the 2017 Masters, Garcia told "Today" on Tuesday that he and fiancee Angela Akins have discussed the possibility.

Picking a tuxedo for your wedding can be tough. There are colors to consider , and fit — but luckily Sergio Garcia just had a custom jacket made for him. Yes, the Masters champion is considering wearing his green jacket at his wedding .

Rory McIlroy - Turned professional in 2007. 33 PGA Tour starts and 9 major starts before first win at U.S. Open in 2011.

Jordan Spieth - First professional season was 2013. 60 PGA Tour starts and 7 major starts before first major win at the Masters in 2015.

Jason Day - Day turned professional in 2006 and played in 7 PGA Tour events that season on sponsor's exemptions. He went 154 PGA Tour starts and 20 major starts before first win in 2015 at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson - DJ turned pro at the end of 2007 and went 192 PGA Tour starts and 28 major starts before winning the U.S. Open in 2016.

Next up…

Rickie Fowler - Turned professional in 2009. Has gone 146 PGA Tour starts and 27 major starts without a major championship win.

This does not include European Tour starts and does include the Hero World Challenge.

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