In the video above, if you listen very carefully, you can make out BBC commentator Peter Alliss, 86, saying of Sergio Garcia’s fiancee Angela Akins, “She’s got the shortest skirt on campus.” On Monday, the BBC confirmed to The Sun (picked up by the NY Post) that Alliss believed he was off-air when the comment was made.
The network, while calling the remark “light-hearted,” acknowledged that Alliss knew it was “inappropriate.” As the Telegraph noted in 2015, Alliss came under fire twice for sexist comments during that year’s Open at St. I don’t know but I hope I got the right one.” But the storm he had provoked had hardly had time to die down when he was at it again on Monday evening.
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Garcia's tee shot on the treacherous par three pitched short of the flag and bounced twice before spinning back into the cup for the eighth ace on the hole in tournament history.
In stark contrast, playing partner Adam Scott found water on the 17th and 18th to card consecutive double bogeys and slump from six under to two under alongside the likes of defending champion Jason Day, Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler.
All week she had been leaving notes on the bathroom mirror.‘Don’t forget to be amazing today.’Look back through the annals, from Arnold Palmer to Gary Player to Jack Nicklaus, and for every great golfer there’s usually a fine woman standing by his side.Akins might not have struck a shot at the 81st edition of the event but she was the reason why finally he got over the line at the 74th attempt. Garcia thought of those notes when he let out a primal scream after the birdie putt dropped at the first extra hole to end an epic against Justin Rose."It's been such a long time coming and I thought I had it on 18," Garcia said before receiving his green jacket from 2016 champion Danny Willett. "It's amazing to do it on Seve's 60th birthday and to join him and (Jose Maria) Olazabal, my two idols in golf, it's something amazing.Sergio García is a famous Spanish golfer, who was born on January 9, 1980.