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Sergio Garcia enquired about paying his excellent DP World Tour fines in a bid to be obtainable for choice for this 12 months’s Ryder Cup in Rome, dwell on Sky Sports activities.
The Spaniard refused to pay a £100k fantastic to the Tour final season after resigning his card and leaving for LIV Golf. However in a late bid to make Luke Donald’s workforce, Garcia provided to pay that sum and different excellent fines totalling greater than £700k, in line with the Telegraph.
A DP World Tour supply additionally informed the paper that Garcia, who’s Europe’s report Ryder Cup factors holder, provided to play in occasions this season to grow to be eligible.
The supply additionally revealed that Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood, who additionally resigned their membership concurrently Garcia, had paid their £100k fines.
Garcia has not but repaid the fines however, even when the 43-year-old did, he would nonetheless not be obtainable for choice as he’s not in a position to rejoin the tour till this December.
Jon Rahm mentioned final week he believed the choice to exclude his compatriot from Crew Europe on the Ryder Cup is “silly”.
Garcia, like all different gamers who left the DP World Tour (previously often known as the European Tour) for LIV Golf, was omitted from captain Luke Donald’s taking part in workforce.
He has probably the most wins in Ryder Cup historical past, turning into a vice-captain for the European squad, and has 25 victories, 13 losses and 7 halves in his profession. Europe’s Nick Faldo (23 victories) and the USA’s Arnold Palmer (22) rank subsequent on the all-time wins record.
“I feel it will be actually silly of anyone to not lean on Sergio Garcia’s expertise within the Ryder Cup,” mentioned Rahm. “I imply, he’s the very best participant Europe has ever had, gained probably the most factors and has proven it time and time once more.
“If he had been in a position to be a vice-captain, I completely would lean on him. Similar as we’re going to lean on (Jose Maria Olazabal) this coming Ryder Cup, proper.”
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