Spain's Prime Minister congratulates golfer Garcia

File Photo : Mariano Rajoy
IANS|11-Apr-2017 14:02

Madrid, April 11 : The Spanish Prime Minister congratulated golfer Sergio Garcia on winning the Masters Golf Tournament title in Augusta, in the US.

Mariano Rajoy on Monday sent a telegram to Garcia to congratulate him on his "well-deserved" Masters title that puts him among the most celebrated golfers of Spain, like Jose Maria Olazabal and Seve Ballesteros, reports Efe.

He also praised Garcia's great performance developed in the first four rounds of the competition and said that the golfer had written a golden chapter in one of the major championships in men's professional golf.

Garcia won the title in Augusta on Monday, beating England's Justin Rose in a playoff.