AUSTIN, Texas — Walk-off and tee shot should not two phrases usually paired collectively.
But that’s precisely what occurred on Friday when Sergio Garcia stepped to the tee on the fourth playoff gap in his match with Lee Westwood on the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play occasion at Austin Country Club.
Garcia and Westwood have been tied in Group 8 with two victories and a loss every, forcing the additional golf. The pair posted par on every of the primary three playoff holes till Garcia — who now has a residence in Austin with his spouse Angela — knocked Westwood out of the event with one swing.
Garcia has by no means received the WGC-Match Play, though he did attain the comfort match in 2010 and boasts a 33-24-1 total report in the competitors.
Garcia is the thirty ninth seed in the event and he’ll face forty eighth seed Mackenzie Hughes in Saturday’s Round of 16.