Hopefully what's happening off the course (romantically speaking) will be enough to erase all images of the inauspicious, water-logged round.
So... here's what I found out about the brunette beauty whose been seen on the Spaniard's arm these past several days: Her name is Silvia. Silvia... get this... Garcia. - Yes, I know... if she happens to marry El Nino, she won't even have to change the name on her drivers licence... nor will she need to replace her monogrammed hand towels.
Anyway, word has it she's studying for a Masters in Art and lives in the US. And she's supposedly been dating Sergio for several months. And... well... that's about all I know as yet.
According to heraldsun.com sport's columnist Ron Reed, El Nino became increasingly testy as the ill-fated round progressed, and took off immediately after signing his card:
Garcia emerged from the scorer's hut saying, "I'm freezing", ignoring would-be interviewers and autograph hunters, and was in a courtesy car and on the way to somewhere warmer and drier barely a minute later. No other comment on his day was necessary.Let's hope Silvia was waiting in the courtesy car, ready to help her sodden sweetheart forget about his hard day at the office.