Faldo later explained, “Everybody immediately goes straight to him that ‘Faldo says you were useless’ when they don't know the circumstances. It's live television. It's half tongue-in-cheek. It's a throwaway line with no malice.”
On Sunday at Gleneagles, Garcia was asked if he had received a congratulatory message from Faldo following Europe’s 16 1/2-to-11 1/2 victory.
“I have not, but I really wouldn’t expect it anyway,” Garcia said. “I’m an open mind, I’m always willing to forgive and forget. It was an unfortunate comment. I’ll move on.”