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WATCH: Sergio Garcia Shares His First Experience as an Olympian

  • Poker enthusiast and pro golfer, Sergio Garcia offers up an idea for a team tournament in the 2020 Olympic games.

Pro Golfer, Sergio Garcia loves playing poker, and lucky for us joined Sarah Herring at the European Poker Tour for a brief interview. In case you missed it, golf returned to the Olympics this year in Rio for the first time since 1904. It featured two events; the men's and women's individual events. Qualification was based on world ranking as of July 11, 2016. The top 15 players in each gender qualified, with a limit of four golfers per country.

García, hailing from Spain has won over 20 international tournaments, including The Players Championship in 2008. He is the highest-earning golfer on the PGA Tour without a major championship win, with career earnings of over $43 million.

With all of his accolades, Garcia admitted that going to the Olympics in Rio was an experience he will never forget. The title Olympian is one he will carry with pride.

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