Sergio Garcia's first baby is named Azalea

Bessie Dean
March 15, 2018

Adele is his wife's middle name. Your favourite footballer? Maybe a historical figure or character from your favourite novel? "So, at the end of the day, that's all we can hope for, and hopefully we have a great, healthy baby girl that grows up to be an incredible woman, and we don't have to worry too much about her". It was on that hole that Garcia made an incredible par during the final round of the Masters a year ago that set him up for the first major championship of his career.

Of course, not only are the grounds of Augusta National filled with the lovely flower, but Azalea is also the name of par-5 13th hole there.

Garcia then clinched victory with yet another birdie on the first extra hole, but admitted the 13 had proved the turning point.

Garcia was due to speak to reporters about his title defence on Tuesday in Austin, Texas, and kept his word despite having to take part in the teleconference from a hospital room. Azalea - after the bright pink flowers that decorate the course.

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Garcia, who will defend his title next month, was trailing Justin Rose by two strokes at the time and a slip-up would have probably handed the Englishman victory.

"It's very exciting and nerve-racking at the same time". I am excited and a little bit nervous for Angela and the baby to make sure everything goes well.

He later tweeted the news his wife had given birth to a girl.

Angela Akins and Sergio Garcia's baby was born today and has been named Azalea.

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