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'Amazing golf!' - Bale & Ramos lead tributes to Sergio Garcia after Masters triumph

11:16 SAST 2017/04/10
Sergio Garcia Masters 2017
The Real Madrid stars expressed their delight after the Spaniard saw off illustrious rivals to win the famous Green Jacket in America

Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia reached a personal landmark on Sunday after seeing off the challenge of Justin Rose in the 2017 Masters to clinch his first ever major.

Remarkably, it was Garcia's 74th attempt and he earned plenty of admirers as he emerged victorious at Augusta, not least from the world of football.

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Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos saluted his compatriot's win as "incredible" and well deserved, while former Madrid icon Luis Figo congratulated the 37-year-old personally.

Gareth Bale also posted his response to Garcia's win, writing: "What a #Masters!! Huge congratulations to my friend @TheSergioGarcia. Unbelievable stuff!"

Check out some of the reaction below!


Madrid fan Garcia will bid to follow up in the second Major of the year at the US Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin in June.