Garcia DQ'd at PGA after signing incorrect scorecard

Aug 11, 2007 - 6:53 PM By John Nestor PA SportsTicker Golf Editor

TULSA, Oklahoma (Ticker) - Sergio Garcia can only blame this one on himself, or maybe Boo Weekley.

Garcia was disqualified from the PGA Championship on Saturday after signing an incorrect scorecard.

Weekley, who shot a 5-under-par 65, put Garcia down for a four on the 17th, when in fact the 27-year-old Spaniard bogeyed the hole. Garcia would have had a 4-over-par 74 after bogeys at his final two holes and been 9-over 219 for the championship.

Garcia has built a reputation for assigning blame for his misfortunes to anyone and anything but himself. The latest instance was after he lost to Padraig Harrington in a playoff at last month's British Open.

Weekley took some of the blame, but not all.

"It's my fault for putting the wrong score in, but it's his fault for not checking," Weekley said. "I just said 'Sergio, I put a four but in fact you had a five.' He said, 'That just puts the icing on the cake.'"

Weekley called Garcia back to the scoring tent after the scorecard had been signed, in an attempt to fix the mistake. But officials said once Garcia had left the area, there was no going back.






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