Garcia: I'm not good enough and now I know it
- By Ryan Ballengee
- Apr 8, 2012 11:02 AM ET
After yet another opportunity slipped through his fingers on Saturday at the Masters, Sergio Garcia admitted he may not have what it takes to ever win a major.
"After 13 years, today has been the day ... I don't have the capacity to win a major," Garcia said, according to El Pais, translated into English.
Garcia shot 3-over 75 in the third round to fall eight shots behind Peter Hanson at Augusta National.
The Spaniard had dropped five shots before making a birdie at the par-3 12th hole. The deuce prompted Garcia to embrace equally struggling playing partner Rory McIlroy.
"It's the reality. I'm not good enough and now I know it. I have tried for 13 years, thinking I can win. I don't know what happens to me," Garcia added. "It could be something psychological, but if the shots don't fall ... It is simpler than it seems. After 13 years, I have run out of options. I'm not good enough for the majors. That's it."
Garcia said he will try for his sixth top-3 finish in a major.
"I will try to be second, or third," he said. "You can live without a major."
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