Sergio Garcia almost won the US PGA Championship as a teenager in 1999. He played a famous shot partly from behind a tree and scampered down the fairway in youthful exuberance. It seemed to mark the start of a new rivalry in golf as the man that beat him down the stretch that day was Tiger Woods.
Garcia eventually finished just one shot behind the man who has gone on to win 14 major championsh 8 days
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