Saudi International: Sergio Garcia disqualified from third round after ‘damaging greens’

Sergio Garcia

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-16 D Johnson (US), L Haotong (Chn); -11 T Lewis (Eng); -9 R Fox (NZ), A Levy (Fra); -8 R Fisher (Eng), JB Hansen (Den), S Hend (Aus), Z Lombard (SA), M Woo Lee (Aus)
Selected others: -7 I Poulter (Eng); -6 C Paisley (Eng); -5 M Jordan (Eng), A Rai (Eng); -4 L Johnston (Sco); -3 P Dunne (Ire), S Horsfield (Eng), R Rock (Eng)
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Sergio Garcia has been disqualified from the third round of the Saudi International for serious misconduct.

The 2017 Masters champion posted a one-over 71, leaving him on level par, but was then told he was disqualified.

The 39-year-old Spaniard said in a statement: