The Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has expressed disappointment that he will not be able to play in this year's Ryder Cup, saying that he will miss his compatriot Jon Rahm, who has already been confirmed to play on the European team.
The two have a long history of friendship. “I'm going to miss him. We had a great partnership at Whistling Straits. "- Rahm said. Sergio Garcia revealed before the start of LIV Golf Bedminster that he is disappointed with the whole development of the situation, but he has to accept that things are the way they are.
Garcia is still happy for Rahm and hopes that he will find a partner with whom he could achieve success in this competition. “Yeah, we've talked a lot about it, him and I. Obviously, yeah, everyone knows how much I love the Ryder Cup and the bonds that we've been able to build and are created in those Ryder Cups.
Obviously Jon is no different. We had a great time. We obviously are good friends, and our friendship kind of got even stronger after the last Ryder Cup. Yeah, it is going to be a shame. I will miss him, too. But hopefully he'll find another partner that suits him, and they can do well together”.
- Garcia said, as quoted by golfmonthly.com
Sergio Garcia reacts
The Spaniard would like to be part of a team that will have great chances at this year's Ryder Cup. On the other hand, Garcia does not want such things to have such a big impact on him, and he has already focused on the future and new challenges.
The most important thing is to accept things as they are because now it is too late to change anything. “Yes, I would love to, obviously. Yes, it is disappointing to see that I'm not going to be able to be part of the Ryder Cup this year and the DP World Tour for the same matter.
But it is what it is. At the end of the day, I'm happy where I am, and that doesn't change. But I also want to kind of move on and concentrate on the events that I have left and focus on that because we have enough things in our heads to put more stuff in there and make it even tougher.
But at the end of the day, hopefully there will be a way back and something that we can work on, and we'll see what happens in the future”.
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