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“Happy to be in my first PGA Tour event of the season and have my brother on the bag again this year,” he wrote.”I’ve obviously had some time to reflect and want to again say I’m sorry to my fans and fellow competitors.”What happened is not an example I want to set, and it’s not who I truly am. Tiger Woods will play in WGC-Mexico Championship Sergio Garcia admitted he sometimes lets his emotions get the better of him after the his behavior came under the spotlight following his disqualification from the Saudi International.The 2017 Masters champion was guilty of “serious misconduct” after damaging more than one green in frustration while shooting a 1-over 71 in the third round. “I am an emotional player and while I believe that’s one of my biggest strengths, it’s also one of my biggest flaws.”I’m focused on working hard to channel that emotion the correct way and to be the best me, learn from it and move forward.”Thanks for all the support.” View this post on Instagram Sergio Garcia’s meltdown in a Royal Greens bunker a day prior to his disqualification for vandalism work on five greens. Story by @SkySportsGolf fills in details. Translations welcomed! https://t.co/UoGmPtTOz4 pic.twitter.com/dQMDN7y2PC— Geoff Shackelford (@GeoffShac) February 4, 2019Garcia, 39, faced no further consequences after being kicked out of the tournament (other than fellow major champion Brooks Koepka saying the Spaniard needed to “grow up”) and will return to action this week at the PGA Tour’s Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles.Garcia took to Instagram to address the issue, which he hopes to put behind him. Related News Happy to be in my first @pgatour event of the season and have my brother on the bag again this year. I’ve obviously had some time to reflect, and want to again say I’m sorry to my fans and fellow competitors. What happened is not an example I want to set, and it’s not who I truly am. I am an emotional player and while I believe that’s one of my biggest strengths, it’s also one of my biggest flaws. I’m focused on working hard to channel that emotion the correct way and to be the best me, learn from it and move forward. Thanks for all the support. // Feliz de estar en mi primer torneo del PGA Tour y tener mi hermano como caddie de nuevo este año. He tenido tiempo para reflexionar y quiero pedir disculpas a los aficionados y a mis compañeros. Lo ocurrido no es un ejemplo de lo que quiero ser y no transmite lo que verdaderamente soy. Soy un jugador pasional y al mismo tiempo que es uno de mis puntos fuertes, también es, a veces, mi punto débil. Estoy centrado en reconducir esas emociones, en aprender y mostrar lo mejor de mi. Gracias por todo vuestro apoyo.A post shared by Sergio Garcia (@thesergiogarcia) on Feb 12, 2019 at 11:02am PST read more
Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers…Louis van Gaal says he will quit as Manchester United manager at the first sign of turmoil within the Old Trafford dressing room, a startling admission but one that the Dutchman insists is no hollow threat. United’s manager was talking at the end of a week which has seen his man management skills and general football philosophy remain firmly in the football spotlight. (Daily Telegraph)Manchester United have been told they can sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani for a cut-price fee of just £32million after the French giants began their search for a replacement. (Metro)Laurent Blanc has admitted Zlatan Ibrahimovic could leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season as speculation grows over the striker’s failure to sign a new contract. (Guardian)Southampton won’t sell Sadio Mane in January – even if a world record £100million fee is offered for the Senegal international. Saints star Mane is a target of Manchester United, Chelsea and Bayern Munich after a fine start to the season on the south coast. (Daily Mirror)Reading are weighing up a move to make Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp their new manager after sacking Steve Clarke. Bergkamp, 46, is one of the names in the frame to succeed Clarke as Reading consider trying to lure a foreign and big-name boss to the Madejski Stadium. (Daily Mirror)Jamie Vardy will be offered a new £16m deal to stay at Leicester. The Foxes are ready to rip up Vardy’s current contract and hand him a whopping £90,000 a week package. Vardy still has two-and-a-half years left, but Leicester are looking to stick an additional 12 months and double his money to tie him down until June 2019. (Daily Star)Harry Redknapp has denied reports linking him to a vacant managerial position in Dubai. The 68-year-old was reportedly in talks with Al Jazira about the possibility of taking charge of the UAE side earlier in the week. (London Evening Standard)And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Tottenham told to forget about signing Bayer Leverkusen hitman Stefan KiesslingArsenal and Tottenham set to rival Serie A clubs for Brazilian targetXabi Alonso being monitored by former employers Liverpool and Real MadridLille eye swoop for out-of-favour Newcastle winger Yoan GouffranRoma eyeing January deal for Stoke winger Ibrahim AfellayPremier League target and Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski open to Real Madrid moveLiverpool, Chelsea and Fiorentina set for bidding war to sign defender Nicolas N’Koulou in JanuaryManchester United eye ambitious approach for Juventus duo next summerZlatan Ibrahimovic to reject Manchester United and agree China move?Arsenal have NOT entered race to sign in-demand Everton defender John Stones, insists Arsene WengerNewcastle to make Adel Taarabt approach to boost ailing attackBorussia Dortmund refute claims defender Neven Subotic is set for Liverpool switch 1 Transfer rumours and paper review read more